Bike to Work Week

Bike to Work Week

Springtime has solidly established itself. It’s not going anywhere. The weather is beautiful, and if winter riding wasn’t for you, now is the time to get back in the saddle. Good news, you have some extra motivation. May is National Bike Month, and this...
Montague Quick Release Fender Installation

Montague Quick Release Fender Installation

Two of our folding bike models, the Navigator and the Boston 8, feature quick release fenders on the front and rear. Fenders are an absolute¬†necessity¬†if you’re riding in foul weather, but even a wet road after the rain can leave you with soggy shoes and pants...
Fixed Foot Retention: STRAPS

Fixed Foot Retention: STRAPS

Last time we checked out traditional toe clips and straps as one option for foot retention. Another option, which has become very popular for fixed riding in the last few years, are velcro foot straps. The system was originally designed by the guys at Hold Fast in...
Montague Overhaul VI: Brakes

Montague Overhaul VI: Brakes

I’m nearing the end of my custom Montague build. Most of the parts are in place and it’s now time to install a brake. Fixed gear bikes give you a tremendous amount of control with just your legs. You can easily regulate your speed and come to a stop...
Montague Overhaul V: Track Cogs and Chains

Montague Overhaul V: Track Cogs and Chains

Fixed gears have been popular as winter commuter bikes for years. Long before messenger culture brought them to the limelight in the early 2000’s, hardened winter riders chose them for their simplicity and added control in bad conditions. For the last two years,...

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