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Single Track on a Montague: West Thompson Lake

Tweet After putting in some road miles this past Saturday, I headed to Northeast Connecticut on Sunday morning to do some mountain biking. A friend who lives there decided we should explore the trails around West Thompson Lake. If you know the area, it’s just off I-395 in the Northeast most corner of state. Thompson [...]
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Enter for a Chance to Win a Montague Crosstown Folding Bike!

Tweet Montague Bikes is organizing a bike giveaway for one brand new Montague Crosstown folding bike. The only thing you have to do to enter is like our official Facebook page and answer the following: If you receive a Montague Crosstown, what would you use it for? How would you utilize the bike’s folding feature? [...]
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Folding Gravel Bike: Disc Brakes and Drop Bar Levers

Tweet After installing the headset and fork, and preparing the wheelset, I’m now going to install the disc brakes. I have a set of Hayes CX Pro mechanical brakes and 160mm rotors. Most disc brakes are made to install on post mount frames with bolt holes 74mm from center to center, with the option to [...]
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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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Riding Natchaug: MTB

Tweet Here at Montague, the bikes we make are more than just folding bikes, they’re Real Bikes That Fold. We want you to be able to ride single track, gravel roads, and rocky paths, while having the freedom to keep your bike in the car trunk. We want you to ride 30 miles on road [...]
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Tour of the Americas: Colombia

Tweet In Colombia we ‘enjoyed’ the first days in Cartagena, where we mostly spent our time doing paperwork to get our car out of port. Paperwork is not at all an enjoyment, but Cartagena has a lot of life and is quite a beautiful city. After a quick stop at Volcan de Totumo for a [...]
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Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Cyclists

Tweet A reminder to all you sons, daughters, and husbands out there: Sunday May 11th is Mother’s Day! “Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, comrades and friends—but only one mother in [...]
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Montague Tour of the Americas: Honduras to Panama

Tweet A guest post from Alex and Mireia; traveling the Americas with a Land Cruiser and 2 Montague folding bikes. Our first stop in Honduras is Copan Ruinas, near the border. This tiny village is an excellent base to set up camp while visiting the similarly named ruins of Copan, which are absolutely spectacular. The [...]
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“Ohh, Look at You and Your Pink Bike…”

Tweet Since my office is located in Cambridge, MA  and I live on the South Shore in Hingham, my commute is fairly long. Actually, it is quite long.  My first couple of weeks of work I took the Commuter Rail to South Station, hopped on the Red Line to Central Square, and walked another 15 [...]
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Montague Tour of the Americas: Belize

Tweet Ever wanted to pack up your bikes and go to Belize for a ride through the jungle? Take a look! Although we’ve only spent five days in Belize, we have been pleasantly surprised for two reasons: first, the people. Belize is a truly mixed country with people from Mexico and Guatemala, Mayans, Mennonites (descendants [...]
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