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The Romance of the Alloys

Tweet Part 2 in the “CX First Timer Custom Build Experiment” So whereas on this end I already know I’ll be starting out on a Montague frame, let’s say you wanted to go ahead and do a first time build yourself.  Where to begin?  Well most of us learn when we start out that this [...]
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Bike Me Out to the Ball Game

Tweet Biking for Baseball Many people get excited about bike commuting because it allows them to combine something they would do anyway (getting to work) with something they love (riding their bike). But other people are able to combine riding their bike with a cause that’s important to them. Take Biking for Baseball: this Colorado-based [...]
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Fun Things to do with your Folding Bike

Tweet Here at Montague we tend to focus on how great our folding bikes are for commuting – since they’re so easy to put in the trunk of your car or take on the train, they make bike commuting a viable option, even if you live too far from work to ride your bike the [...]
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It’s June: Keep on Biking to Work!

Tweet While May, with its official Bike-to-Work/School festivities is now behind us, there are still plenty of good reasons to keep commuting by bike – and folding bike! If you’re new to bike commuting, or in the case of many folding bike riders, partial bike commuting, Bike to Work month is a great way to [...]
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Following the Pros with Your Folding Bike: Tour de Romandie

Tweet The Race: Tour of Romandie This week, April 26th-May 1st, is the Tour de Romandie. Romandie is the primarily French-speaking western part of Switzerland. The Tour de Romandie is different from the races we’ve been to so far, because it takes place over multiple days. Instead of taking place on a single day, the [...]
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7 Tips to Extend Your Bike Riding Season

Tweet Here in the northeast the mornings are starting to get frosty but the days are still comfortable, the foliage is beautiful and there is plenty of great riding to do. If the climate is getting cooler where you live, don’t let the temperatures keep you from enjoying your bike as late into the season [...]
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“There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad equipment”

Tweet I want Scott Christy, one of our faithful Montague folding bike riders, to be my mentor.  He currently lives in Alaska with his wife and his two kids: his airplane and his Montague mountain bike.  When he offered to send me some pictures of his plane and bike (now featured on our Facebook page [...]
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What is #bikeschool?

Tweet I’ve got one of our Twitter friends @bikerly to thank for this post.  He, along with @lovingthebike and @egggman (yep, 3) Tweeted at the end of July about a #secretevilplan, and that’s how #bikeschool was born.  What is this #secretevilplan, you ask? It’s… “Short stories of (real human) lessons learned by bike. Blogged or [...]
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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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