Folding Bicycle Blog

1000 miles on a rear tire

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Nov 3rd 2021

On a fully loaded touring bike I could get around 1000 miles before the rear tire was bald. Once bald I would get flats on a consistent basis. Folding bikes have smaller diameter tires, hence they wea … read more

Classic Mountain bike

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Oct 31st 2021

Yesterday someone from the gym brought in their broken mountain bike. I was a 30 year old classic with solid Suntour parts....that were still operational. I did some minor work to his bike. I could no … read more

Cycling through floods

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Oct 31st 2021

This past year I moved back to Hatteras Island, which is prone to flooding. I lived at a house on a canal on Freebooter Ct. Unfortunately Freebooter would flood with a minor rainfall. Major storms cau … read more

Finally broke a pedal!

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Oct 30th 2021

I started using a Dyan a year ago. The bike has been a champ in every way. I went through more parts on a bike I don't ride. The Dyan was ridden daily on Hatteras island through multiple floods and da … read more