Folding Bike Blog

Tag Archives: fixed gear

Montague Custom Build: Time Lapse

Tweet Montague folding frame sets are finally in stock! People like to have things their way, and for the first time, you can have your folding bike just the way you want it. Other folding bikes use small wheels, and several proprietary parts, limiting your ability to customize them. Montague bikes allow the use of any […]
Posted in Commute, Events, Maintenance | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 […]
Posted in Commute, Maintenance | Also tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fixed Foot Retention: STRAPS

Tweet 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 Brooklyn, NY. Around 2008, when fixed freestyle […]
Posted in Commute, Maintenance | Also tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment