Category Bike Friday

Distances between Places, Dun-Les-Places to Planchez

Last night camping at Dun-Les-Places we met a couple from Australia who are in midst of a 500 km randonnée through Burgogne inspired by some other fellow Aussies that have done the same. France is ideal for expedition walking as you can get to another town within 20-30 km of walking, or in our case […]

Auxerre to Chabilis

My body and mind said no. Well, it was more like, “please don’t make me.” We stayed in Auxerre because I was still recovering from a cold I caught in the Netherlands. I was a ybit better but a cold is no excuse for not cycling as I managed to power through it earlier up […]

Flying with the Bike Friday Silk

We successfully have done 3 legs of our flight over to Östersund, Sweden from Vancouver, Canada and our bikes arrived in one piece; however our cheap $15 rack did not but it still did its job as providing additional crush protection.  We will be buying a new replacement rack over here in Europe. British Airways […]

Bike Friday Silk at the Seattle Bike Expo

Spring is around the corner.  Yesterday we reached daylight savings time – the herald of spring – as light grows longer. It was a sunny Saturday, so we headed down to the Seattle Bike Expo.  Like all expos go, it was several different booths.  Half of the booths were selling trips and tours.  The other […]

Bike Friday Tikit Stem Check

So the word from Bike Friday is that “the stem can work loose over years of use” on their Tikit and is a safety concern.  This would explain why perhaps on my first impressions on my first test ride of the Tikit, I felt the stem was weak.  It did notice the 2012 TIkit had […]

Bike Friday Tikit Test Ride

On Sunday I took a trip down to Seattle and stopped by Montlake Bike Shop to test ride a Bike Friday because it’s the top running candidate for my world hitchbiking tour on a folding bike. Not only did they have Bike Fridays, but is also a Brompton, Dahon and Tern dealer for those of you that want to shop around. […]

Bike Friday Test Ride

On Sunday I took a trip down to Seattle and stopped by Montlake Bike Shop to test ride a Bike Friday because it’s the top running candidate for my world hitchbiking tour on a folding bike. Not only did they have Bike Fridays, but is also a Brompton, Dahon and Tern dealer for those of you that want to shop around. […]