Folding Bicycle Blog

Patching Tubes v High pressure inflation

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Dec 9th 2022

I am a major proponent of bicycle patches. I patch tubes as often as necessary on all of my folding bikes. I have four patches on my current tube. I believe patching is better for the environment, che … read more

Violent Bike/Car Accident

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Nov 13th 2022

I was run over last night while biking home. I was at the biggest intersection in downtown Columbia, SC in the crosswalk cycling with a green light. A car was turning onto Gervais St and rammed right … read more

Dr. Yan's Autobiography Coming Soon

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Aug 25th 2022

This year was difficult on many fronts ( on a personal level ). I spent much of 2022 writing an autobiography. I expect to release it for free on this website in late September.FYI everyone that reads … read more

Supply Chain Updates

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Jun 29th 2022

Covid messed up supply chains in the bike industry and it has not recovered. Internal hubs have a two year wait. We will not get more belt drive bicycles until 2024! This is based on the Shimano 8sp a … read more

Ultimate kids Seat

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Jun 29th 2022

I have seem many different front kids seats. Each has pros and cons. The other day I saw the best your own. Why is this the best? Because you can tweak the fit for yourself AND your chi … read more