Folding Bicycle Blog

Boa vs ratchet straps on shoes

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Dec 7th 2021

I have used Boa laces on cycling shoes and ratchet straps. The Boa is newer and cooler. They claim equal pressure throughout the lace, hence it should perform better than other mechanisms. However I h … read more

Radical folding bikes

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Dec 6th 2021

We will release designs for a new breed of folding bikes in a few months. I expect it will take years before the new models are in production. However we expect to have the lightest, smallest, cheapes … read more

XC Bike trip

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Dec 6th 2021

I am at the beginning stages of planning a cross country bike tour. I am thinking San Diego to Savannah, I'm not sure which direction ( since I live on the east coast ). Adventure cycling has a southe … read more

Cyclists Take off your underwear !?!

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Dec 4th 2021

Customers constantly tell me of cycling discomfort. I always say the same thing....take off your underwear!It turns out the seams on underwear chafe the skin causing irritation. Removing the underwear … read more

How to buy a cycling rain jacket

Posted by Dr. Yan Lyansky on Dec 4th 2021

I owned a few rain jackets. Please look for these attributes in a good rain jacket.1. Material has to fully waterproof. There are many waterproof materials. Most should work as needed.2. It must inclu … read more