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Don’t act like a moldy oldie when you can be boldie on a foldie!


FUN… That single word sums up what it is like to ride a small folding bicycle (or a foldie). I have owned my Citizen “Miami” with its 20-inch wheels for nearly two years now. It’s easily the most fun on … Continue reading

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“A day in the life”…of a bike commuter


It was supposed to be just another day in the life of this avid bike commuter. I thought I had it all planned out so well. Yesterday morning, I drove my Ford C-Max with my folding bike packed inside to a car detailing … Continue reading

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A fortuitous folding bike encounter


As I bicycle commute here in Greater Lansing, it is quite common to see other cycling enthusiasts on their way to/from work or school. What is much less common is seeing a fellow urban folding bike commuter. At the intersection … Continue reading

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The cycles of one’s life


The Golden Days I will always remember when I got my three-speed, sky-blue Schwinn Sting-ray bicycle with its white, banana-shaped seat and removable plexiglas windshield for Christmas. I thought I was the coolest kid in the neighborhood riding that three-speed … Continue reading

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A year as a folding bike commuter


It is hard to believe that it has already been a year since I purchased my first folding urban commuter bike – a “Miami” by Citizen. Since several readers wondered about the long-term durability of the bike, here’s a brief … Continue reading

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