Folding Bikes Blog

Stories, tutorials, and advice from the Montague Bikes team.

Custom Montague Folding Bikes

With full size wheels and standard components, Montague bikes not only deliver the best ride quality and performance of any folding bike on the market, they also allow for complete customization. Montague riders from all over the world express themselves through their... read more

Brothers Touring: Mexico on Montague Bikes

After the last leg of their journey through the southwest of the US, Alex and Gregory continued their bike tour into Mexico. They’ve been touring the world on Montague bikes. What follows is their own account of their experience in Mexico. It was a... read more

Brake Pad Replacement: Road Caliper

Replacing your brake pads is one of the most common bike maintenance tasks, right up there with fixing a flat. It’s a simple procedure, but if you’ve never worked on your brakes before it can be intimidating. The following is a step by step tutorial on... read more

Removing Disc Brake Squeal

If you’ve ever owned a bike with disc brakes, you may have experienced some squeaking from time to time when the brakes are applied. When new disc brakes are first broken in, some of the material from the pad is actually transferred to and embedded on the rotor.... read more

Folding Bikes and Long Haul Truckers

The life of a trucker is that of constant travel and unfortunately, long hours of inactivity. One athlete turned truck driver is bringing a new culture of fitness to an industry that has some of the highest rates of obesity and lowest life expectancies in the US, and... read more

Warm Winter Ride for the Holidays

While I was home for the holidays in Western Massachusetts, the weather was unseasonably warm for New England (unlike now, as I type this it’s 0° F) and I had the opportunity to do some riding on the local trails. Most of the trails I found myself on were fairly... read more

Camping: Bring Your Folding Bike Along

I recently did some cold weather camping here in New England and had the opportunity to bring along my Montague folding bike. If you’re in the great outdoors, there’s nothing better than having a bike with you that can handle the terrain. If you’re... read more

2014 Cyclist Holiday Gift Guide

December is a time for gift giving. If you have a cyclist to shop for, we have some ideas for you. Bike Multi-Tool A handy all-in-one bike tool is a must own for any cyclist. I have a great multi-tool and I could still use another. It’s nice to have one in your... read more

Brothers Tour the World on Montague Bikes

Today we bring you a guest post from two brothers, Alex and Greg, who are currently on a world tour riding two Montague folding bikes. They’ve been riding since May 2011, and have crossed 22 countries, cycled 9000 miles and carried their Montague folding bikes... read more

Vision Impaired Distance Runner Guided by a Montague

Running from Boston to New York. Blind. “Blind ultra runner” is not a phrase you hear often, yet this is exactly how one would describe our friend Simon Wheatcroft. He lost his sight at the age of 17 due to a genetic degenerative eye condition – Retinitis... read more

#RideMontague Hashtag Photo/Blog Contest

  #RideMontague Hashtag Photo/Blog Contest Share a photo or blog post of you and your Montague bicycle at your favorite local spot with the hastag #RideMontague between now and December 31st and be entered for multiple chances to win a Montague Silhouette... read more

6 TED Talks on Bikes and Cycling

TED Talks (TED: Technology, Entertainment, Design), are conferences held all over the world under the slogan “Ideas Worth Spreading.” They address a wide range of topics in science and culture, and often involve an element of storytelling from the speaker.... read more


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