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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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Andrew Ritchie inventor of the Brompton 3-part foldable bike
Andrew Ritchie inventor of the Brompton 3-part foldable bike
Early Brompton model
Early Brompton model
The Brompton Junction in the
The Brompton Junction in the "Negen Straatjes" in Amsterdam is missing one bike... guess where that one went? HA!
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
The bike is small enough to bring with you: it certainly won't look out of place while you enjoy your latte!
The bike is small enough to bring with you: it certainly won't look out of place while you enjoy your latte!
It's compact and lightweight, easily allowing you to move it around the platform and trains (<10KG)
It's compact and lightweight, easily allowing you to move it around the platform and trains (<10KG)

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