Folding Bikes Blog

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

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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Installing RackStand on a Montague

RackStand is a rear bike rack that acts as a cargo carrier with built in fender and rotates under the rear wheel to act as a kickstand and assist in folding. It is now available separately and is compatible with any Montague bikes from 2012 to present that have a...

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Copenhagen to Prague on Montague Bikes

Jack and Lynette are Montague folding bike owners from California. They recently were outfitted with Montague Navigators by our Los Angeles area dealer, Electric Bikes LA. Their first order of business was a 735 mile, 3 week bike tour from Copenhagen, Denmark to...

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Montague Photos from Around the World

With Montague bikes sold in over 25 countries and their folding design allowing for easy travel, we see some amazing photos of Montagues all over the world. We're always impressed with the various uses, travels and amazing locations they end up in. Here are some of...

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Montague at Eurobike 2017 – Recap

Eurobike! It's one of the most exciting weeks on the calendar each year for many in the bike industry and for bike lovers lucky enough to make their way to southern Germany to attend. As one of the largest bicycle trade shows in the world, Eurobike attracts companies,...

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Family Riding in Nantucket

Just got back from a great family riding weekend in Nantucket. What a great island for a bicycle vacation. Our Montague Navigator, Crosstown and Boston were amazing companions to explore Nantucket. This island is small and riding our Montague was the best way to enjoy...

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Road and Gravel on a Custom FIT

There is no better travel companion than a bicycle. When I'm heading out on a weekend excursion, a few days by the beach, or even a camping trip, my first thought is "Which bike should I bring?". Heading up to Maine last week for some R&R was a perfect opportunity to...

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New HQ for Montague Australia

Velomania, the official Montague distributor for Australia, recently built a brand new showroom and workshop. The location is a full service bike shop offering repairs, accessories, and the complete line of Montague folding bikes for sale on site. The modern space is...

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From Genoa to Jerusalem on a Montague Bike

Montague folding bikes can be found all over the world, and due to the versatility provided by their folding design they're often the bike of choice for touring. One Montague rider undertook a journey from Genoa, Italy all the way to Jerusalem, Israel on his Montague...

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Taipei Cycle Show Recap 2017

The Taipei Cycle Show, one of Asia's largest bicycle trade shows, took place in Taiwan last month. The event is a massive gathering of bike industry professionals; everyone from manufacturers and designers to distributors, retailers, and press. It serves as an...

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How To: Patch a Tube

An essential skill for any cyclist is the ability to fix a flat tire. If you can, you'll almost never get stranded on a ride. Some cyclists carry a new tube while others prefer the weight and space savings of a patch kit. I often carry both. Patching your tubes can...

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