Folding Bikes / Accessories

Solo female making her way on a Brompton folder with ample carrying capacity.

Be Your Own “Rebalancing” Problem Solver

Background Reading By Julie Sherman Apr 27, 2017 How Divvy “Rebalancing” Problems Can Make Commuting Less Safe for Women (streetsblog) In a July 2017 article for Streetsblog Chicago Julie Sherman bemoans the problem of untimely “rebalancing” for Divvy stations. It […]

Brompton Folding Bicycle

Video : The Amazing Brompton!

Okay, I’ve actually had one of these personally demonstrated for me by my mom’s estate attorney. He rides it to his law office each day, and simply stows it in a small closet while working. So, as we’ve seen prior, […]

Iris Marossek of Deutsche Post, the German mail service, delivers mail to 1,500 people a day with the assistance of an e-bike. Credit Gordon Welters for The New York Times

E-Bike Sales Are Surging in Europe

By DANNY HAKIMAUG. 18, 2014 Source: NYTimes BERLIN — With a faint electric whir, Iris Marossek pedals her bicycle through concrete apartment blocks in the heart of old East Berlin, delivering mail to 1,500 people a day. Painted yellow and […]

Brompton bikes are a common sight in cities around the world

Brompton World Championship 2014 Official Video

Published on Jul 29, 2014 Highlights from the 9th annual Brompton World Championship, held at Goodwood, England. Over 700 Bromptoneers from around the world travelled to West Sussex to compete across 3 events, The Meander, Sprint and World Championship races.

[BCHI] New/different bike racks

Background Reading From: Robert Kastigar <R-Kastigar@NEIU.EDU> Subject: [BCHI] New/different bike racks Date: July 4, 2014 at 8:41:33 AM CDT To: BIKE-CHI@LISTSERV.UIC.EDU Reply-To: Bike Chicago List <BIKE-CHI@LISTSERV.UIC.EDU> The Public Building Commission of the city of Chicago is installing a different type […]

Brompton owners like to photograph their bikes on trips. Photograph by Harry Mitchell for Bloomberg Businessweek

The Cult of Brompton Folding Bikes

By Brendan Greeley April 03, 2014 Source: BusinessWeek I am on a Brompton folding bike, taking back roads from Heathrow to Windsor, a small town outside of London. It’s a short stretch from the airport: around the Queen Mother Reservoir, […]

Brompton inventor - Andrew Ritchie

Brompton for a Great Cause

by JACK on APRIL 15, 2014 Source: NYCeWheels What do Bromptons and great causes have in common? They both make you feel good. Giving back to the community is one of the most rewarding things you can do and there […]