Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The Brompton is not a new bike. It’s not even new to me. But it is the best folding bike around, and it will change how you travel long distances, too. I’ve had mine ever since I recovered enough from a broken leg to hobble up to the local bike shop and order one. That was a few years ago, and since then the bike has come with me to three different continents, traveling on planes, trains, trams, automobiles and buses.
You can even ride it to the airport and pack it up when you get there.

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Thursday, December 25, 2014

From Berlin Germany to Kaliningrad Poland, 585 kilometres covered on a Brompton folder. After this trip on a folding bike Andrew is keen and looking forward to be off again to a new adventure. As he says the Brompton performed well, with not even a puncture. He also reports that a minor issue while traveling on our favourite little bikes is the wear of the back tyre.

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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

When traveling on a Brompton folding bike, using a T-Bag with the luggage block sitting on the front of the frame is a no brainer. Steering is not impaired at all as it places the weight on the frame; in fact in my experience it makes the bicycle even more stable to ride despite carrying substantial weight. The T Bag sitting on the clamp has only one minor design hitch in the release lever that is often hidden by the large bag and not as easy to access. A nifty trick indeed.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014


Caroline and Anthony are really testing their Brompton bikes to the limit. They are currently three months on their planned 400 day round the world tour that will take them from France through to the mediterranean, Asia and the Americas. Let's cheer them on and be prepared to be surprised by how far such a little bike can indeed go!

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Sunday, December 7, 2014


The 'Brompton twins' take a pair of twelve years old Brompton's to the Far East for a 615 kilometres ride from Angkor Wat to Vietnam. The old bikes they used had limitation on quality of breaks yet proved a fun and reliable ride and a wonderful experience to tell.

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Friday, December 5, 2014


An informative perspective on the pros and cons of a multi modal tour using Brompton's bikes by London authorised sellers Bikefix; two Bromptons, tent, complete camping equipment and a rail rover ticket for Germany. Could it be done? Would we get it all on the bike? And what about lugging it all around railway stations?

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014


Visit Karen and Daniel blog detailing their experiences touring on a Brompton folding bike. You will find lots of tips on what will more likely show wear and tear during your trip as well as those parts and tools that you should consider carrying with you.

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