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The M-Type represents the traditional Brompton handlebars. It's the most comfortable, offers a semi-upright riding position, and it's the style that fits the most riders best. As such, this is our best selling Brompton handlebar style.
The Brompton P-Type handlebar is made for the rider that enjoys touring or riding very long distances. This handlebar offers two gripping positions, one up high and one down low, for a more relaxed or aggressive ride, as you call it. The brake levers are only available up top, so keep this in mind. We don't have many of the P-Type handlebar models, but you can get a bike with this style handlebar by ordering one through our custom Brompton builder.
The Brompton S-Type models are built for speed. They offer a lower, sportier straight handlebar, which makes for a more aggressive riding style with less wind resistance. If you're looking for a road bike type of ride, this is the way to go.
The L and T Type Brompton's share many of the same design features, but let you customize your bike with your choice of accesories. Both models have Brompton specific parts, like the brakes and alumnium chainrings, and both come standard with the folding pedal and front and rear fenders....
It's important to have the right Brompton folding bike gearing. The number and range of gears on your Brompton should match the terrain you'll be riding it on and your riding style. With these clear and simple explanations of the gearing options available on the Brompton folding bike anyone can make an informed decision about their Brompton folding bike gearing.
What lighting option do you want for you Brompton folding bike? Bike commuters have long recognized the value of good lighting but proper lighting is critical for all Brompton folding bike riders. You may think that lights are only for night time riding. In fact, front and rear lights are important safety features all the time. Lights will keep you safe in low light and darkness. Take a moment to read this article about Brompton folding bike lights.
Who would benefit from having Eazy Wheels on their Brompton folding bike? What the heck are Brompton Eazy Wheels? When do they come in handy? Where do they attach to the Brompton folding bike? Why would anyone want Eazy Wheels on their Brompton anyway? Well, this article has all the answers. These fantastic wheels are a great addition to any Brompton folding bike. Read on to find out who, what, when, where, and why.
It took Andrew Ritchey several years to finish his initial Brompton folding bike design, and since then he and his staff of world class engineers have been refining their product to address every possible use and need. So what exactly are the innovations that have allowed it to remain on top as the best folding bike in the world? This article on Brompton folding bike innovations goes into detail on just that subject. Plus it has a cool video!
Brompton folding bikes are known to excel in both commuting and touring. This is in a large part due to their excellent luggage system and the wide selection of Brompton bags. Are you looking for a way to easily to carry stuff with you on your Brompton? Then read this article which takes a look at each of the Brompton bags and the luggage system as a whole.
How do you pick the right suspension block for your Brompton folding bike? It's easy! If you're under 190 go with the standard Brompton suspension block, if you're over 190 go with the firmer one. What if you're at 190 or close to the tipping point? Well, that's where preference steps in. In that case, read this article or watch to video to learn more about Brompton folding bike suspension.
Looking to get a bit more cargo capacity from your Brompton folding bike. If you have an R bike (that is one with a fenders and a rack) you can use the Brompton Rack Sack to expand your carrying ability in addition to the front luggage bags. The Rack Sack is easy to use and still allows you to fold up your Brompton.