Tag Archives: Bike Friday

Word on the street: Al Cappello, Portapedal Bike, Tempe, Arizona

“When I get a phone call here, it’s somebody saying, hey, I love the bike, I want to order one for my wife. In architecture it’s hey, one of you guys made a mistake in the dimensions, and it’s a $25,000 mistake. Who’s going to pay for it?” Continue reading

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Thinking about a Bike Friday Haul-a-Day. And, cargo bikes from Texas

Cargo bikes come in big and small sizes. And now one of them comes from Bike Friday, a company that made its reputation on bikes that pack down for airplane trips. Continue reading

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Bike Friday turns 21; Book Bike propels literacy

Bike Friday, the Eugene, Oregon, folding/packable bicycle company founded by Hanz and Alan Scholz, is 21 years old, and according to an email from General Manager Hanna Scholz (Alan’s oldest daughter), the company has built 40,000 machines over that time. … Continue reading

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Dan Henry remembered, Dahon turns 30

One of the first recumbent bicycles I remember reading about was ridden by American Airlines pilot Dan Henry, the same guy who designed the ubiquitous painted circle-and-line road markings you find along invitational bicycle ride routes. He died March 7, … Continue reading

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Smallest Bantam Bike Friday sports 90-millimeter cranks

In addition to packable and folding bicycles (like my Bike Friday tikit), the folks behind Bike Friday also build custom lightweight bicycles for little people. Engineer Rob English recently shipped the smallest Bantam Bike Friday he ever designed. To accommodate five-year-old … Continue reading

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Upgrade Bike Friday frame colors Fridays through December 2011

It’s no secret that I started this blog shortly after taking delivery of a Bike Friday tikit, built in Eugene, Oregon, but I haven’t done a lot of promotion for the Bike Friday folks lately. Let me correct that oversight. … Continue reading

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Bike Friday, sound off Saturday

The Eugene (OR) Celebration Parade is fast fading into memory. But, never fear, the Eugene Bicyclist has announced its unofficial Best of Show Award goes to… The Bike Friday Tandemonium Band. Turns out the group had a secret weapon, not … Continue reading

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