Brompton folding bicycle was designed to increase people’s sense of independence and freedom in urban spaces. Everything Brompton does should facilitate and celebrate moving in modern cities. Brompton bicycles are at their best in busy urban environments – tough, nimble and foldable so they never impede your journey.
BROMPTONS ARE MADE FOR CITIES, and for anyone who lives, works or plays in the city, moves from city to city or periodically wants to escape the city. The ultimate in versatility and flexibility, these compact folding bicycles let you combine biking with transit, taxi cabs, and give you access to storage and security options unavailable to standard bikes. And that's just for local riding. For the traveler with a folding bike, the world is your oyster.
Reasons to own a Brompton
1. It will change the way you experience the city. Let a Brompton take you anywhere - its flexibility allows you to get more out of the city, day and night. Free yourself from the confines of other forms of transport and take in the city around you. Need a change of scene? Just pop a Brompton on a plane, train or in the car to explore further afield.
2. It’s easy to fold. You can transform your bike into a neatly folded, easily carried package within a few seconds. Its small size means that it is welcomed on most public transport (even during peak times) and inside buildings for safe storing. Its clever design ensures that mucky parts are kept neatly out of the way. The bike can be picked up using the grip on the saddle or towed along effortlessly using the handlebars.
4. It’s built for your safety. The people at Brompton take quality seriously, that is why each bike is built by hand by highly qualified team at their London factory. The small wheels and responsive handling allow you to get a quick start from stationary position and swiftly guide you around potholes and other road obstacles. The upright riding position allows the rider to be fully aware of the traffic around them. For riding at night a range of lighting options can be selected on the bike, from battery powered to hub-dynamos to ensure you are seen.
5. Less chance of getting stolen. Bike theft is on the rise, however you can simply take your Brompton with you. At work, home or out and about due to its compact size, the Brompton is welcomed at most places and venues. You won't have the worry of leaving your bike locked up outside and the hassle of replacing a bike. If you purchase a Brompton make sure you register your bike on Brompton.com for an additional layer of security.
Even MORE reasons to love it:
"The wheels are so small!"
--That makes them fantastic for climbing, and quick and agile through busy roads.
"My commute involves a train."
-- Broptons are perfect for that. Fold it up and carry it on most urban & suburban trains with few restrictions.
"I want to go out after work, I might not want to bike afterwards."
-- Taxis happily take Brompton
"I want a break from the city."
-- Pop your Brompton in the trunk and go for a ride in the country.
"I want a real break from the city."
-- Pop your Brompton on a plane and go for a cycling tour.
"My hallway is cluttered enough already."
-- A Brompton folds down to the size of a large shopping bag.
"What if the weather turns lousy?"
--Fold your bike up and jump in a cab.
"Why are they SO EXPENSIVE?!"
-- A Brompton is fantastic value. If you use it for commuting, it will pay for itself in about two years.
"I need to carry a computer, a make-up bag, my sandwiches, a notebook, an inhaler, a change of clothes, something for dinner..."
-- Brompton luggage system makes it easy for you to carry everything you’ll need. Elegantly.
"I want a bike that reflects my personality."
-- Design your own handmade custom Brompton.
... and a few MORE!
Unstoppable in the city
A Brompton is tough - it can be used day in and day
out. Where other bikes stop you from jumping on a train or into a taxi, a Brompton FOLDS giving you options.
Save money on commuting fares, taxis, car parking or bike share. A Brompton will always pay for itself.
In most modern cities travel by bicycle is faster than by car, taxi or bus.
FORTY-TWO Brompton bikes fit in one car parking space. They don’t clutter narrow hallways or studio apartments. Where space is at a premium, a Brompton is perfect.
Burn calories not gasoline
Skip the gym and pocket the money. Cycling is fantastic cardiovascular exercise! (And a few less internal combustion engines in the world is a good thing.)
Never, ever lock your bike again. Bring it with you wherever you go!