The Paratrooper is the original folding mountain bike from Montague. Its patented folding design was developed under a grant from DARPA to allow airborne soldiers to drop out of airplanes and helicopters, and into combat. The Paratrooper offers 24 speeds, front suspension, mechanical disc brakes, and a Rackstand for hauling gear. Known for its durability and load bearing capabilities, this folding bike has also developed a following with everyday commuters and weekend warriors.
A classic from Montague, the Paratrooper is tough, rugged, and ready for anything. Designed to drop from the sky and land prepared for action, the Paratrooper can tackle any terrain, carry your gear, and fold to stash in your trunk.
Wheel Size: 26?
Folding Time: 20 sec.
Folded Size: 36x28x12
Approx Weight: 32lbs
Getting around base.
18in Frame: For riders 5’3 – 5’10.
Standover height is 30
20in Frame: For riders 5’11 – 6’4.
Standover height is 31
DirectConnect™ Folding System
New for 2016 is the DirectConnect folding system, which removes the quick release from the top tube, gives an easier folding experience and larger clamping surface between the two halves of the frame. A flip of the quick release lever and your bike folds to a compact size.
Folding Integrated Technology
The Paratrooper frame is designed around another patented system that allows the bike to fold without any breaks in the frame’s tubing. Not only does this make it easier to fold, but it makes Montague bikes the strongest folding bike on the market. The Folding Integrated Technology (F.I.T.) is based around the same frame construction concepts as serious full suspension downhill bikes.
RackStand is a luggage carrier, mudguard, kickstand, and work stand all in one. A quick release allows it to rotate under the rear wheel on a specially designed axle mount. When in the lowered position it acts as a kickstand or workstand, makes folding your Montague easier, and allows the folded bike to be stored or displayed upright.