Folding Bicycle Blog

Cycling helps with back problems

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Oct 21st 2021

Back tightness is usually correlated to tight hamstrings. Hamstrings pull down on ones lower back, creating disfunction. Riding a bike loosens your hamstrings, which releases stress from ones back. Tr … read more

Non surgery solutions for ACL problems

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Oct 21st 2021

I tore my ACL in my young 20's playing basketball. After the injury my knee was unstable and popped out of place about twice a year. Eventually I started cycling, and my instability problem went … read more

Cycling & Running

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Oct 21st 2021

After I biked across the country I agreed to run a marathon...with no training. My friends assumed I would be a good runner, they were wrong. Cycling works on completely different muscles as compared … read more

Folding bikes in convertible cars

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Oct 20th 2021

I can fit two folding bikes in most car trunks. However convertibles are different. I have never been able to fit even one folding bike in a trunk of a convertible. If you own a soft top plan on using … read more

Tadpole Trikes almost Rule

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Oct 20th 2021

My mom never learned to bike. After I started Downtube she wanted to ride, but she was old and worried about falling. I found huge training wheels for adults, but they didn't mount safely to our pre 2 … read more