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What’s cool about cyclists? They don’t have to try.

Tweet Everyday I feel like I’m surrounded by people trying too hard to fit in or be ‘cool’. We live in a world of superficial satisfactions and temporary trends. Nothing valuable seems to last. Kids and teens especially, are too focused on the latest iPhone release, how many followers they have on twitter, or how [...]
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A Salute to our Veterans

Tweet Here in the United States, the 11th day of the 11th month is designated as Veterans day. A day to honor and remember the men and women who have served our country through military service. We wanted to take this opportunity to salute those veterans, past and present who have had the bravery, courage, [...]
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Options and Preferences

Tweet Part 3 in the “CX First Timer Custom Build Experiment” In case you’re just tuning in, we’ve begun the adventure of a first time bike build – using a Montague folding frame as the start of a cyclocross (CX) build. How to know which one is right? Last time we talked about alloys, now [...]
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Happy Fathers’ Day from Montague Bikes

Tweet Hope everyone had a great Fathers’ Day yesterday. Did you get the chance to get out and ride? Maybe get out and ride with your dad? I didn’t ride with my dad yesterday, but I did think about him because my dad taught me how to ride a bike. We lived on a steep [...]
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Folding Bikes and Weighty Issues

Tweet When purchasing a bicycle, one consideration to keep in mind is how much it weighs. The weight of a bicycle helps determine how fast you can accelerate, how easy it is to ride uphill, and how the bike handles. But weight is especially pertinent when buying a folding bike, as almost any Montague owner [...]
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Folding Bikes to the Rescue

Tweet With our current frame design having been originally developed for the US military, our bikes have a long history of service. They’re work horses that don’t mind putting in the long hours. And while the Paratrooper is doing government work, our Swissbike is helping out one private ambulance company in the UK. Andrew Bevan, a [...]
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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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Following Kate Down The Iron Curtain Trail

Tweet We have had the very special opportunity to follow Kate Trennery as she rides her Montague folding bike down the Iron Curtain Trail from Travemünde, Germany to the Danube River.  Kate is a Junior History and Media Studies dual major at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. This year, she received the Edward H. “Ted” [...]
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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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8 iPhone Apps for the Cyclist and Bike Commuter

Tweet If you are one of the millions of Americans who is permanently attached to their iPhone then you may have already heard of many of these “apps” that have proven to be a fantastic tool in the adventure and cycling worlds.  These apps range from heart rate and cadence features to power output and [...]
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