Original Post : Brompton Society on Facebook This is a cableless Brompton（gears 48 / 15） First of all, it is not that light (about 10Kg) Normally I ride it only in the city for easy and fast maneuverability.
But this time traveled with friends to Japan that I realized it is also capable of hill climb.(A bit tiresome though) This Coaster brake will activate when you pedal backward in a sudden. The relative position of left and right legs will generate different braking power
Gear ratio coverage is always a critical issue when deciding the configuration of your bike. The ideal gear ratio depends on the rider's strength, the terrains of the rides, and the bike's structure. When it comes to folding bike, the limitation is even tougher to break. Most folding bikes are designed for single chainring with IGH to achive multiple gear ratios. This limitation sacrifices the ridability and often increases overall bike weight because of the IGH. This is wher
Always try to improve Brompton supermarket shopping experience, here are some thoughts. Up till this moment. the only choice you have is brompton rear rack with easy wheels installed (R version). [R version Brommie in action] Easywheel extender with mudguard wheel upgrade can also act as light version solution, if you pay more attention on the balance. We did the shopping test on S2LX the other day with Valeria's Brompton basket. This was the first time shopping experience wi
The most easy upgrade for brompton besides hinge clamp should be the rear shock. Brompton stock suspension block has the reputation of "too soft", even with the "hard" block. With all these colourful choices of after market suspensions and all those stiffness modes to select, which one better suits your need? It all depends on your riding preference, how fast you want to go, how much is your weight and the general road condition of your rides. Oh, don't forget the weight of t
In order to have MiniMODs titanium clamping lever works with RIDEA hinge plate, we need three small wahsers at the end of the limit screw. And use the RIDEA spacer instead of the MiniMODs washer. This will make the screw length compatible with clamping plate, when fully unscew the lever to its possible maximun extrution, the limit screw will kick in and stop the turn just to let the plate shorter side enough space to unclamp Brompton fold, yet the longer side still touching t