Saturday, May 24, 2008

Hammerheads in London

A group of Dahon Hammerhead owners (Team Smug Head) are putting together an informal meet in Hyde Park London, on the 1st Sunday each month. 1st June is the first. Any folder welcome. Details can be found at

Friday, May 09, 2008

Letters from America

The Los Angeles Times has an article on Bike to Work Week in the USA (12-16th May) with a chance to win a folding bike.

Velonews has noticed that Trophy Bikes in Philadelphia is sponsoring a folding bike class in the CSC Amateur hillclimb (6th June). The Folding Society had of course already mentioned it as part of ROUND UP USA, the folding bike festival.

Thursday, May 08, 2008

London Strida Ride

There is going to be a London meeting of riders on Saturday 21st June. It will be in Dulwich Park, London SE22. Meet at 10:00 by the tea rooms for a ride to Crystal Palace park. This will be, as you would guess, at a leisurely pace. All Strida riders are welcome.
Our thanks go to Julian Kowalewski for this news.

Birdy World Meeting Berlin

The Birdy World Meeting Berlin will be held on the weekend of 13-15 june 2008. You can find out more at

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Bicycle Backlash?

The BBC magazine has a rant about the combination of crowded trains and folding bike commuters here.

Sunday, May 04, 2008

Special Bike Show at Germersheim

Jan Berkelder has sent us the following:

Many thanks to Jan for these reports.

Thursday, May 01, 2008


The latest citycycling is up. Apart from the usual excellent photos, articles and the continuing pursuit of the elusive Bromptonaut, a folding bike is the bike of the month.