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Volvo Unveils Cyclist Detection System

Tweet According to The Outdoor Foundation, cycling is the second most popular outdoor activity in the United States, with 60 million adult Americans riding each year. While studies show that we’re biking to work more than ever, most U.S. cities have a long way to go before they can be compared to the most bike friendly [...]
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NYCeWheels: Thanks, Montague!

Tweet A special treat for you today: a guest post by our friends at NYCeWheels! Hi Montague, We here at NYCeWheels just wanted to drop you a line and say thanks for providing us with such awesome bikes to sell for these last several years. In the world of quality folding bikes, full-sized wheels are [...]
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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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Tweet Today is the 11th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks.  Montague Bikes would like to take a moment to remember and honor all those who have passed away, and all those who have served and continue to serve this nation. Military Bicycles In June of this year Bicycle Retailer and Industry News featured an [...]
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Save Green by Going Green

Tweet Over the past month, gas prices around the U.S. have topped $4/gal in many areas. This price hike got many drivers to change their habits – either taking transit, combining trips, carpooling, or bike commuting. Now that gas prices are, at least temporarily, headed back down, there’s still no reason to get back in [...]
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A Lean, Mean, Off-Roading Machine

Tweet Thanks to one a Montague rider for sending in pictures of his customized Paratrooper. Looks like he’s changed up the handlebars, fork, and saddle, and added a fender. He’s also put in a belt drive and Rohloff internal hub – a good choice looking at the sand he rides in. He tells us he’s [...]
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The Paratrooper Rides in Indy

Tweet What better way to celebrate the 2nd inauguration of Indianapolis mayor Greg Ballard than with a bike ride…right? Even in January? Despite the snow and cold temperatures, hundreds of riders turned out for a ride hosted by the mayor. And among the bikes and riders was a Montague Paratrooper folding bike. It’s really great [...]
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New Discovery Channel Show Features the Paratrooper Folding Bike

Tweet Tonight, at 10pm EST, a new show called Combat Cash is premiering on the Discovery Channel. In the same vein as the History Channel’s American Pickers and Pawn Stars, SpikeTV’s Auction Hunters, and PBS’ Antiques Roadshow, except with a focus on military history, hosts Bob Chatt and Owen Thornton go on the hunt for [...]
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The Paratrooper Folding Bike in the Field

Tweet One of the more well known Montague bikes is the Paratrooper folding mountain bike. Originally designed in conjunction with the United States Marines in 1997, today the Paratrooper is available to the general public and is still in use by the military. Why? The folding bike is not only a great bike option for [...]
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Folding Bikes Around The World

Tweet Montague customers continually amaze me with the stories they so graciously share with us. We hear from people all over the world who use their Montague bikes on all kinds of adventures. Here are just a few of the adventures we’ve heard about recently. Bob Bob bought his Montague SwissBike LX that he could [...]
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