Montague Foldable Bikes: The Paratrooper Express

Rugged Versatility

Like all Montagues, the Paratrooper Express is designed to fold and fit anywhere. With front suspension and versatile semi-knobby tires, the Express folding bike is at home on and off-road. It makes for the perfect light trail bike or rugged commuter.
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   "My terrain is Bagram AF Afghanistan. Commute is 8 miles a day on a
   partially paved flat,very dusty, windy, very muddy road. The ride is
   extremely smooth on these roads and I rise out of the saddle on the
   rocky unpaved sections. You can shift effortlessly. After a muddy
   ride the bike is easy to clean. Great bike for the average rider!"
          -- Anthony Glover
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The Essentials
  • Speeds: 18
  • Wheel Size:26"
  • Folding Time: 20 sec.
  • Folded Size: 36"x28"x12"
  • Approx Weight: 32lbs
  • M.S.R.P: $639
  • OUR Price: $599, $549 with motor kit
Great For:
  • Getting around base.
  • Recon missions.
  • Getting a workout.
Bike Sizing:
  • 16in Frame: 4'8" - 5'2". Standover height is 28"
  • 18in Frame: 5'3" - 5'10". Standover height is 30"
  • 20in Frame: 5'11" - 6'4". Standover height is 31"


The Paratrooper Express is designed to fold and fit anywhere. With front suspension and semi-knobby tires, this 18-speed multi-use bike makes for the perfect light trail or path bike for weekend excursions, or a rugged commuter. The Express uses standard 26" wheels and components serviceable at any bike shop. With Shimano derailleurs, Suntour suspension, and Tektro brakes, the Paratrooper Express offers components from the industry's top manufacturers, carrying on the Swissbike® tradition of performance and portability.

Award winning features behind the Paratrooper Express.

DirectConnect™ Folding System

New for 2016 is the DirectConnect™ folding system, which removes the quick release from the top tube, provides 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 Express 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.

Color Air Force Blue
Frame Custom drawn 7005 Series Aluminum with DirectConnect folding system
Fork SR Suntour Suspension. 63mm travel. Alloy one piece lower
Rims 26" Alloy, 32 hole. Black with CNC sidewall
Tires Kenda Kwik multi-sport 26" x 1.95"
Hubset Sealed front & rear with CLIX™ front quick release
Spokes 14 Gauge Stainless
Saddle Aero Mountain
Seatpost 30.0 X 300mm with Montague logo
Handlebars Flat bar with backsweep 580mm length
Stem Alloy Quill Style. 110mm with Montague logo
Shifters Shimano RevoShift
Front Derailleur Shimano Tourney
Rear Derailleur Shimano Tourney
Crankset SR Suntour 42/34/24. 170mm crank arm. Black
Speeds 18
Brakeset Tektro Alloy V-Brakes. Alloy Levers
Pedals Trekking pedal with all-weather non-slip tread
Bottom Bracket Sealed Cartridge
Frame Sizes 16", 18", 20"
Folded Size 36" x 28" x 12"
Approx Weight 32lbs
MSRP $639.95
Our Price $599, $499 with Motor
Specifications and prices subject to change without notice. Bike specifications and prices for your country may differ. We do our best to ensure that the listed specifications accurately reflect the parts found on our folding bikes. Even so, we may have to change the component specifications from time to time. We do our best to make sure that all component substitutions are of equal performance and cosmetics as those listed . Also our international distributors often ask us to modify components to better suit their local markets. Please contact your local distributor for information about bikes in your area.

Our line of accessories makes folding and storing your Montague even easier.

We offer a traditional steel kickstand that attaches to the Montague bike like a standard kickstand without interfering with the unique folding feature. $19.95
Folding Pedals
These pedals reduce the width of the folded bike by 4 inches. While not ideal for high performance riding, they do serve a purpose for those with tight space constraints. $34.95
Soft Carrying Case
Montague's soft-sided bicycle carrying case, made of 420 Denier nylon, provides great protection at an affordable price. The carrying case features an inner pocket for the front wheel, a direct mount shoulder strap, two side handles, double-layered nylon bottom and the heaviest YKK zipper available. Dimensions: 36"x28"x12". $99.95
Airliner Hardcase
The Airliner hard case is designed to keep your bicycle safe and secure during airline travel. Its molded rigid exterior is designed to withstand the toughest of punishments. A full size piece of convoluted foam is included to sandwich in between the bicycle's frame and wheels, keeping your Montague scratch free. Dimensions: 34"x27"x15"

This rugged travel case has four latches (two of which are lockable), four removable casters, and two pairs of suitcase handles for complete ease of moving.

Please note that the Airline Case may not always meet the requirements for standard luggage for all carriers, so there may be an additional charge for traveling with the Airliner Case. Bicycle disassembly is required when using the Airliner Case. $499.95

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Purchasing Paratrooper Express Alone, No Discount for Conversion Kit
Paratrooper Express with ElectroRideTM Conversion Kit (-$100)
*Please purchase one of the following conversion kits for discount:

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