Folding Bikes Blog

Stories, tutorials, and advice from the Montague Bikes team.

A Note on COVID-19 and Social Distancing by Bike

Like so many of you, much of the Montague staff is working remotely for the foreseeable future. As the situation with COVID-19 evolves, we're taking every measure possible to keep each other safe. While that includes staying away from public spaces and practicing...

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Eurobike 2019: M-E1 E-bike Sneak Preview

The 28th edition of Eurobike, the world's largest bicycle trade show, took place last week in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Montague Bikes joined manufacturers from all over the world to exhibit their latest products to international distributors, product managers, and...

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Bicycle Wheel Sizes Explained

There are a wide variety of wheel sizes available on bicycles today, and if you explore folding bikes, recumbents, and other specialty bikes you'll discover even more. Why are there so many options? Why are there so many names for the same sizes? How do you know...

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Custom FIT from Freedom Folding Bikes

Freedom Folding Bikes in Boulder, Colorado has been supplying the front range with Montague's high performance folding bikes and creating some incredible custom builds in the process. You may remember the fully custom Paratrooper equipped for bikepacking that was...

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Montague Bikes on Tour with Simple Minds

If you were to put together a list of the greatest bands to come out of Scotland, Glasgow's Simple Minds undoubtedly deserve a spot near the top. Formed in 1977, they've had five number one songs on the UK Album Charts and sold an estimated 70 million albums. American...

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History of the First Electric Mountain Bike

Electric bicycles can be seen more and more often on the bike paths and commuting routes of cities all across the world, but they're no stranger to mountain bike trails either. Everything from classic hard tails to full-suspension fat bikes are being equipped with...

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Electric Bicycle Types Explained

While the idea of electric bicycles has been around for quite a while, they have truly come to the forefront in the last decade. Better technology, smaller and lighter batteries with improved range, and lower costs have allowed them to be a viable choice for an...

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Why Choose a Folding Bike?

When setting out to buy a new bicycle, you will undoubtedly find an incredible range of options. With so many different designs, why choose a folding bike? A folding bike can seamlessly integrate cycling into your life by making bike ownership more convenient. Let's...

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Cyclists

'Tis the season for gift giving and if you're buying for a cyclist, you already know they're particular about their cycling gear. Here are our top picks this holiday season. Bike Lights It seems you can never have too many. If you don't have enough for all your bikes,...

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