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No Car Diet? Let’s Try It!

Tweet ZipCar wants it both ways. On the one hand, they’re trying to get people on board with a Low Car Diet by encouraging them to walk, bike, take public transportation, or rent a ZipCar, instead of using their personal vehicles. It’s a great idea, because it helps people realize that they don’t need to [...]
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The Bard and the Bike: A Plea for Tolerance

Tweet I don’t know what it’s like in the rest of the world these days, but in Boston, at least, it seems that drivers are becoming angrier. I am an experienced, conscientious, law-abiding cyclist, but recently, it is with alarming frequency that drivers have yelled at me to “Get out of the road” (which, by [...]
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Ride Report: Tri State Trek 2010 on the FIT folding bike

Tweet It now being Friday, I was able to catch up on some much needed sleep and work on replenishing my system with coffee and water, and I can now look back on the Tri State Trek with a semi-clear mind. Day One The ride started off a little rocky-I stayed up late the night [...]
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New Fun Fashions for the Style-Conscious Folding Bike Rider

Tweet Ladies: are you style-conscious on your bike?  Kudos to my step-mom, Sara Walker, for finding these fabulous cycling accessories! Who says you have to sacrifice style while cycling?!  These fun colored accessories will certainly turn some heads this summer.  Though they are mostly through NYC based companies, all of these products are available online.  I [...]
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Boston’s MBTA expands Bike Coach program to give cyclists more traveling options!

Tweet Who needs bike coaches when you have a Montague Folding Bike? Still, we fully appreciate the extra portability and convenience of the The Bike Coach rail cars that are available on the MBTA Newburyport and Rockport commuter rail lines on weekends and holidays.  These coaches will run through Columbus Day! That’s October 12 in [...]
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Boston vs. Los Angeles Face Off in Basketball and in Bikes!

Tweet As we are a Boston based company, I’d like to kick this post off by saying “GO CELTICS!”  We, as a folding bike company, always enjoy a little healthy competition and thought we’d take this rivalry one step further – from basketball to cycling – we’re here to compare which is better: Boston or [...]
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Montague Folding Bike Riders’ Favorite Places to Ride

Tweet First off, I’d like to send a big THANK YOU to all the Montague Cyclists for your input on your favorite places to ride!  We love hearing your experiences riding your Montague Bike and encourage all of you to keep the feedback coming! Today, I’d like to feature John G. from Delaware who rode [...]
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Where to Bike with Montague Bikes: San Diego

Tweet When I think of San Diego I think of two things: one-the zoo and two- Will Farrell in Anchorman.  The second is, unfortunately, not appropriate for this blog, but “YouTube” it anyway.    Nonetheless, Montague Bikes continues its “Where to Bike with Montague” series with San Diego, California. So acrobatic animals is something you [...]
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Montague Folding Bikes Fondly Remembers Trevor Maxwell Lyons

Tweet To pay homage to one of our own, I would like to dedicate this blog post to one of Montague Folding Bikes‘ fallen comrades.  You may have known him only as a model that probably should have smiled more, but, to us, he was so much more than just a pretty face.  Trevor Maxwell [...]
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Where to Bike With Montague: Napa Valley

Tweet Montague Bikes continues its “Where to Bike with Montague” series a little closer to home.  Napa Valley offers some of the most beautiful landscape (and the best wine!) in the country and, thankfully for us, equally amazing cycling.  Whether you’re looking for an organized tour that provides bikes, lodging, dinners and wine tasting, or [...]
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