Folding Bicycle Blog

Do square wheels work???

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Oct 26th 2021

A wheel is round, so talking about a square wheel seems contradictory. Two years ago a student brought a long skate board into class. The board had squared off wheels, so we started talking about … read more

Touch up Paint Solution for Everyone

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Oct 26th 2021

Before 2008 we stocked touch up paint. It was a big headache, because we had to stock many colors, we had to charge customers for the paint & additional shipping fees.A customer told me they bough … read more

Washing bikes with water is a no go

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Oct 26th 2021

I am a messy person, and my bikes are especially messy ( because they are well used ). I did wash my high end racing bikes, to keep them looking good. I was told not to use water when washing a bike, … read more

Sand Ruins Bikes

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Oct 26th 2021

I lived at the beach for many years. Hence my bikes have gone through various levels of sand blasting. I try to use older bikes, because I never want to trash a nice new bike. However one time I recei … read more