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Riding the Brompton foldable bike

Sep. 15, 2022 -

Rarely have I been so amazed by a bike: the past 5 months since I've picked up my Brompton foldable bike in Amsterdam have been great fun! About 500KM down the road, I'm happy to share some of my experiences with this ingenious piece of engineering, read on!

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My modern Brompton foldable bike - note how similar it is to the earlier model
My modern Brompton foldable bike - note how similar it is to the earlier model
Andrew Ritchie inventor of the Brompton 3-part foldable bike
Andrew Ritchie inventor of the Brompton 3-part foldable bike
You can tell the Brompton bike design is both refined and matured: things like the super strong reinforced mudgards give you plenty of confidence to simply use the bike - also note the titanium rear frame
You can tell the Brompton bike design is both refined and matured: things like the super strong reinforced mudgards give you plenty of confidence to simply use the bike - also note the titanium rear frame
Wherever and whenever you go: the Brompton foldable bike is like a friendly companion ever willing to join you!
Wherever and whenever you go: the Brompton foldable bike is like a friendly companion ever willing to join you!
The Brompton in our family car: taking up less space than a baby stroller!
The Brompton in our family car: taking up less space than a baby stroller!
No need to pay extra for the foldable bike in the train: it is considered
No need to pay extra for the foldable bike in the train: it is considered "normal luggage"

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