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Famous Folding Cyclists



There have been quite a few celebrities and other famous people that are folding bicycle riders.  If you know of others, please send us photos.


Brigitte Bardot on a Graziella folding bike

Actress Brigitte Bardot riding a Graziella folding bike in an advertisement.


Salvador Dali delivering paintings on a Graziella folding bike

Painter Salvadore Dali with his Graziella folding bike. - Paris 1967


Katharine Hepburn riding a Motobecane folding bike

Katharine Hepburn riding a Motobecane folding bike. - Nice, France 1967


The Sevens - Graziella folding bikes - 1965

Swiss 60's rock group "The Sevens" with their Graziella folding bikes - Italy 1965


Alfred Hitchcock riding a Peugeot Helium folding bike

Alfred Hitchcock riding a Peugeot Helium folding bicycle. - Cannes 1972


Joop den Uyl Batavus Batafold folding bike

Dutch Prime Minister Joop den Uyl riding a Batavus Batafold folding bike - The Hague 1973


Francoise Hardy Sauvage Lejeune folding bike

Singer and actress Francoise Hardy (right) riding a Sauvage Lejeune folding bike.


Romy-Schneider Nino-Castelnuovo riding folding bikes

Actors Romy Schneider & Nino Castelnuovo riding folding bikes in "Un amour de pluie" - 1974


Hugh Jackman Brompton folding bike

Actor Hugh Jackman riding a Brompton folding bike - London 2011


Christopher Hitchens - Dahon folding bike

Christopher Hitchens riding a Dahon folding bike - New York City 2004


Jan Chaney with a Katakura Silk Porta-Cycle folding bike

Still photo from a 1957 episode of the TV show "Sugarfoot" showing actress Jan Chaney walking a Katakura Silk Porta-Cycle folding bike.


Anthony Kiedis riding a folding bike

Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers riding a Citizen Gotham7 folding bike - New Orleans 2012


Ringo Starr - Raleigh RSW Compact folding bike

Ringo Starr riding a Raleigh RSW Compact folding bike - Weybridge, England 1966


Chloe Sevigny - Bianchi folding bike

Actress Chloë Sevigny riding her Bianchi folding bike - New York City 2006


Emile Hirsch Dahon Boardwalk folding bike

Actor Emile Hirsch riding a Dahon Boardwalk folding bike - Los Angeles 2009


James May - Brompton folding bike

Top Gear host James May riding a Brompton folding bike - London 2009


Prince Charles - Brompton folding bike

Britain's Prince Charles sitting on a Brompton folding bike - Glasgow, September 2010


David Byrne - Brompton folding bike

Talking Heads singer David Byrne riding a Dahon folding bike - Lima, Peru July 2011


Madonna- Dahon Mariner folding bike

Madonna riding a Dahon Mariner folding bike - Florence, Italy 2012


Hugh Bonneville Brompton

Actor Hugh Bonneville of Downton Abbey fame riding a Brompton folding bike during filming of "W1A" - January 2014


Prince Harry on a Brompton

Britain's Prince Harry on a Brompton folding bike - London, September 2014


Owen Wilson on a folding bike - Rome, March, 2015

Actor Owen Wilson riding a Brompton folding bike  - Rome, March 2015