Heavy Rider Upgrades

Symptoms At Bike Friday, we often receive inquiries or comments from people who are concerned about their weight.  “Hey, aren’t we all?”  Now, people come in all shapes, sizes, and challenges.  The beautiful thing about a Bike Friday is that we custom-build every bike to meet a variation of criteria and preferences. No person is […]

Bike Friday frame materials

By: Bike Friday staff member Garner Britt Symptoms If I were stuck somewhere and needed to have some sort of major work done, what type of metal is the frame made from? Solutions With the exception of the titanium beam on the Air-style bikes, all of the Bike Friday frames are made of 4130 cro-moly. […]

Tab under bottom bracket

By: Bike Friday staff member Garner Britt Symptoms I noticed that there is a small tab on the bottom bracket. Is this supposed to be a peg for a pump? Not sure what the function is. Solutions Bike Friday tandems and Pocket Rocket models have pump pegs, but the Pocket Llama should not. If this […]


Posted: 2013-02-18 Symptoms What is a Name Plate? Solutions Now that you have custom designed a Bike Friday for yourself, we’d like to add the finishing touch with a customized nameplate for your faithful steed. It is made from anodized aluminum and looks like this:     Additional Info Here is the template for you […]