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Brompton C Line Black Edition Explore - Mid Bar - Flame Lacquer 2022 - Folding Bike

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Product Description

Ride the night. New Brompton Black Edition. It’s C Line, in dark mode.

Styled for urban living; this range features sleek black componentry complementing a selection of different colour ways - either understated, or ready to make a statement with a popping colour.

Handmade in small batches and available just a few times a year. Black Edition is inspired by riding in the city at night and new ways of seeing the familiar. The all-steel frame in Gloss Black is powder-coated in-house at the Brompton London Factory. High-shine pure black with a reflective finish.

The bike features Gloss Black forks and rear-frame, and sleek all-black componentry. Hardware details such as screws, nuts and other small fittings are 'invisible' in matching black.

The 6 speed do-it-all workhorse – geared up to go further. Covers all contours, at home or further afield.

Flame Lacquer
Like molten copper, this red-coloured lacquer changes from light to dark as it moves. The hand-brazed steel welds are visible through the lacquer finish.

Due to supply issues, some specifications may alter from the listed items.

Occasionally, without notice, manufacturers change product design and/or specifications.

Specification

Frame:Precision drawn heat-treated steel tubing with hand brazing and selected auto-brazed joints
Fork:Steel brazed fork
Headset:Black Edition headset
Bars:Black Edition mid handlebar - triple butted 6061 aluminium handlebar with shot-peened finish
Front Brake:Dual Pivot Calipers
Rear Brake:Dual Pivot Calipers
Shifters:Brompton 2 and 3 speed Trigger shifters
Speed:6
Rims:Black Edition double-wall rims
Front Hub:Brompton front hub
Rear Hub:Brompton Wide ratio 3 speed internal gear hub with 2 speed external gears (13 and 16 tooth)
Front Tyre:Schwalbe Marathon Racer. A puncture resistant tyre with a reflective sidewall
Rear Tyre:Schwalbe Marathon Racer. A puncture resistant tyre with a reflective sidewall
Seat Post:Brompton Black Edition Standard
Saddle:Brompton Black Edition Standard
Chainset:Black Edition 6061 forged aluminium crank with 50T chainring and integrated chainguard
Bottom Bracket:Square taper bottom bracket
Pedals:Black Edition folding left hand and non-folding right-hand pedals

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Brompton Size Guide

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Brompton Folding Bike Size Guide

All Brompton bikes have the same size frame and with the standard seatpost fitted are suitable for riders with an inside leg measurement up to 84cm or 33". 

Longer seatposts are available for those with inside leg measurements over 84cm. 

Seatpost

Inside Leg (Centimetres)

Inside Leg (inches)

Standard

Up to 84

Up to 33”

Extended

84 - 89

33” – 35”

Telescopic

Over 89

Over 35”

 

Please note, all size information is provided as a guide - if you're unsure or need any further assistance you can call us on 01792 799508 ... we're happy to help!

Brompton Bike Guide

 

Brompton Guide

Bromptons are the iconic folding bike. The basic design is the same on all bikes but there are many different options to choose from within the Brompton folding bike range. Unlike most other bikes sizing is based on seatpost and handlebar type rather than frame size. This guide will help you to choose the right Brompton bike for you.

New names.
Same great bikes.

Brompton folding bikes have been renamed to make choosing the right one a little easier. Each bike is listed with a name that shows its line, model and specification option.

For example:
Brompton C Line Explore with Rack High Handlebar, previously known as the H6R:
C Line - steel frame, mudguards, and folding pedals.
Explore model - 6-speed gearing and pump.
Options - high handlebar, and luggage rack.

See below for more information on the Bromton lines, models and options.

Brompton C line decals


Lines

Brompton A line

A Line

The most basic Brompton folding bike.

A Line bikes features a steel Brompton frame with standard pedals and no mudguards.

Brompton C Line

C Line

The core of the Brompton range.

C Line bikes feature a standard Brompton steel frame, have folding pedals and come with mudguards ready fitted.

Brompton P Line

P Line

The lightweight transformation

P-Line bikes feature titanium rear frame & fork, with next level componentry, and weigh 1.85Kg less than an equivalent C-Line bike.



Models

The C Line has three different model options. Each model has the standard features of its line but is intended for slightly different cycling environments with gearing to match.

Woman sitting with a Brompton folded

Urban

Everything you need. Nothing you don’t

Ideal for cities
2-speed gears (C-Line) for flatter rides

Brompton in a station

Utility

Everthing in one hub

Robust all-rounder, ready for the day-to-day
Ideal for cities and some hills
3-speed gearing

Two riders on Bromptons cycling country lanes

Explore

Go anywhere. Do anything.

Designed for longer rides
Covers all contours at home or away
6-speed gears for hillier rides


Options


Handlebars

There are three different handlebar options for Bromptons.

S Type Handlebars

Low - a flat handlebar that offers a sporty riding position. Shorter riders will find this option offers a regular riding position while taller riders will feel more tucked.
Handlebar height is 924mm.

M Type Handlebars

Mid - a riser handlebar that offers a medium-upright cycling position. For most riders the Mid handlebar gives you that classic relaxed Brompton feel.
Handlebar height is 1015mm.

H Type Handlebars

High- a riser handlebar with a high stem that offers a more upright cycling position. Taller riders will find this position relaxed. For others this High handlebar version offers a similar feel to a Dutch bike with minimum pressure on the hands and wrists.
Handlebar height is 1072mm.


Rear Rack

A rear luggage rack is available as an option too. This enables you to carry luggage over the rear wheel

Brompton rear luggage rack


Brompton Electric

The Brompton Electric is the ultimate electric folding e bike. Smart, fast, and reliable way to get around and explore your city. Designed for comfortable riding and featuring an intelligent pedal assist that gives you that extra push when you need it, it is for all cyclists, whether it's helping you fly up hills or easing those longer journeys to and from work.

Just like the all-pedal-powered version, a Brompton Electric folds up to a third of its size, and when folded, a Brompton stays locked together, making an extremely compact package, a little larger than its wheels.

 

Brompton folding bike annimation


Accessories and components

Luggage

Bromptons have a variety of ingenious luggage carrying solutions. As well as a rear luggage rack, the optional front carrier block allows you to carry up to 10Kg of luggage. This mounts onto the headtube rather than the handle bar so the added weight doesn’t affect the stability and handling of the bike. Brompton luggage is practical, stylish and made to last.

Brompton have a variety of luggage options. Either mounted to the headtube or to a rear luggage rack.

Other Brompton Accessories

As well as luggage, Brompton have a range of accessories designed specifically for their folding bikes. These include Cateye light sets with Brompton specific mounts, luggage mounting blocks, racks, mudguards, saddles and seatposts as well as spare parts.

Guy on a brompton looking stylish

Note: Bromptons from 2021 and earlier have a different naming convention. If you are looking at a 2021 Brompton bike, or if you would like to compare new models with older ones then read on.


2021 and Earlier Model Names

The basic characteristics of each Brompton bike from 2021 or earlier is summed up in the three characters of the model name. The first letter tells you which handlebar is fitted. Next is a number which tells you how many gears the bike has. The third letter tells you if the bike has mudguards and a rack. If there is an X as a fourth character, then the bike is a Superlight model with titanium parts.

e.g. the Brompton M3L has an M Type riser handlebar, three speed drivetrain and is fitted with mudguards

Brompton bikes have a variety of component choices to tailor your bike to your needs

Handlebars

There are four different handlebar option on Bromptons.

S Type Handlebars

S Type – a flat handle bar that offers a sporty riding position with a handle bar height of 924mm. Shorter riders will find this option offers a regular riding position while taller riders will feel more tucked.

M Type Handlebars

M Type - a riser handle bar that offers a medium-upright cycling position with a 1015mm bar height. The M bar gives you that classic relaxed Brompton feel.

H Type Handlebars

H Type - a riser handle bar with a high stem that offers a more upright cycling position. The bar height is 1072mm. Taller riders will find this position relaxed. For others this H handle bar version offers a similar feel to a Dutch bike with minimum pressure on the hands and wrists.

P Type Handlebars

P Type - a P type multi position handlebar which offers multiple hand positions for different cycling situations. This gives you a variety of different riding positions from upright to tucked. Maximum height is 1030mm.


Gears

There are four gearing options for Bromptons.

1 Speed - Light and simple single speed - perfect for cycling on flat terrain.

2 Speed - Two gear options - for riding on flat terrain with the extra gear for those occasional hills.

3 Speed - Robust, enclosed three speed hub gears - good for riding flat and occasionally hilly terrain.

6 Speed - Six speed hub gears - for those who wish to take on longer rides and challenging inclines.

Each gearing option has a 50t chainring fitted as standard. You can also choose a custom chainring that is either smaller for easy pedalling, or larger for faster cycling.

Choose from a number of gearing options, from 1 speed for simplicity to 6 for the most versatility

Mudguards and Rack

There are three standard mudguard and luggage rack options for Bromptons.

R – Rack, mudguards and pump are included.

L – Mudguards and pump are included.

E – No mudguards or pump

A Brompton with mudguards and headtube-mounted luggage

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What's In The Box

What's In The Box

As cyclists ourselves, we know you will be keen to get out on your new bike as soon as possible. That's why we provide you with all the essential kit you need to get your shiny new bike rolling for the first time.

Most bikes don't come with pedals as standard so we include a set of basic pedals, free of charge with every bike we send out. We will also provide you with a pedal spanner to fit them and a 9-key trail tool, along with full instructions for setting your bike up out of the box. Each bike is sent out with a 16 point, quality control check sheet so you can be confident that your bike has been fully checked by our qualified mechanics.

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  • Free tred pedal spanner
  • Free basic pedals
  • Free drawstring kit bag
  • Free bike insurance voucher

All these items are provided at no extra charge and are packed into a Tredz drawstring bag that doubles up as a handy backpack for carrying your ride essentials.

  • Basic bike setup instructions
  • Free ‘basic’ pedals
  • Free Tredz pedal spanner
  • Free Tredz 9-key trail tool
  • Free Tredz drawstring bag
  • Free 14 Days insurance voucher
  • 16 point, quality control check sheet

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  • Be in full time work (16 hours or more a week), retired, or in receipt of disability allowance.
  • Be employed, self-employed or retired with a regular income of more than £500 per month.
  • Have been a UK resident for three years or more.
  • Have a mobile phone number.
  • Have an email address.
  • Have a UK bank account from which Direct Debits can be taken.
  • Be up to date on other credit repayments without recent defaults, County Court Judgments (CCJs) or bankruptcy.
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