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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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I hope that I won't need it anytime soon; but my bike has a perfectly fitting toolkit inside the foldable bike frame - how clever!
I hope that I won't need it anytime soon; but my bike has a perfectly fitting toolkit inside the foldable bike frame - how clever!
Andrew Ritchie inventor of the Brompton 3-part foldable bike
Andrew Ritchie inventor of the Brompton 3-part foldable bike
Lights are powered using a dynamo - never have to think about batteries!
Lights are powered using a dynamo - never have to think about batteries!
Early Brompton model
Early Brompton model
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!
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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