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How can you tell a real Brompton from a fake?

How can you tell a real Brompton from a fake?

Each Brompton leaves the factory with two numbers that uniquely identify your bicycle. These are the serial number and frame number. For all our bicycles manufactured since 2022, only the serial number appears on the identification plate.

What tools do you need for a Brompton?

Brompton Bicycle Toolkit

  • Includes. Tyre levers with 8mm and 10mm spanners.
  • 15mm spanner with ratchet driver.
  • Pozi and flat screwdriver bit.
  • Puncture repair patches.
  • Sandpaper.
  • 2.5mm and 5mm hex bit.
  • 3mm and 4mm hex bit.
  • 2mm and 6mm hex bit.

Can you ride long distances on a Brompton?

Re: Brompton suitable for long rides? The answer is yes, but with some small modifications. – fit bar ends to an S-type for an extra hand position. The S-type gives a pretty ideal riding position if you’re between about 5’10” and 6′.

How do you check if Brompton is stolen?

Listed below are other websites that can help either with registering your bike and/or publicising a theft:

  4. (London based)

Can Brompton go on gravel?

The Brompton is like the bike you may have had when you were a kid. A bike that does it all – maybe not as well on the road as a dedicated road bike, or as well on dirt roads as a gravel bike, but it works pretty darn well in most situations.

Is Brompton slow?

Speed. The Brompton bicycle won’t win any road races, but it isn’t the slowest bike on the road either. Small tires have the advantage of making it effortless to get going from a complete stop. This is due to smaller wheels having a lower moment of inertia, which makes accelerating quick and easy.

How long is the Brompton warranty?

All new Brompton bicycles registered in the My Brompton section of our website are covered by a 7-year unlimited mileage warranty against manufacturing and material defects for the main frame components, commencing from the date of sale.