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Folding Gravel Bike Build: Part 1

Tweet The gravel bike. A 700c road style frame with fast rolling knobbies that can take you just about anywhere; dirt roads, gravel roads, singletrack, you name it. When you want to follow those fire roads and escape into the wilderness, the gravel bike is the choice for your adventure ride. The Montague FIT Custom is […]
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Bicycle Valve Caps: Are They Important?

Tweet The valve cap… yes, that small piece of plastic that screws onto the valve, apparently useless, that  almost always ends up lost somewhere in the world. The truth is that if your bike uses Schrader valves, the caps really are useful, much more than you think. Their main purpose is to help keep dust […]
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Montague Overhaul VIII: Saddles and Saddle Position

Tweet Over the past few weeks, I’ve given you a step by step look at building a completely custom, fixed gear folding bike. Today I’m going to put the finishing touches on with a new seatpost and saddle, and talk a bit about proper saddle positioning. Saddles are perhaps the most often replaced or customized […]
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