Folding Bikes - Brompton (folding bike) safety issue
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09-03-03, 06:40 AM
I'll pass on a link from Brompton (UK) re a known issue of their handlebars. This only affects older Bromptons.
09-08-03, 10:04 AM
This is actually old news.
I don't know why Brompton hasn't gone to a flat bar like Dahon. It's a sit up and prey position that's not very comfortable. For a $1000.00 dollar 3 speed folding bike, you would expect better quality. Still. I'm glad they rectified the problem.
09-08-03, 10:49 AM
The bar shape is part of the folding jigsaw.
09-10-03, 02:47 AM
This may be old news to you guys, but a Brompton dealer close by (in 's-Hertogenbosch, a large city here in Holland) was unaware of the recall. He told me he would call me back the next day ... nothing.
I faxed the Dutch distributor ... nothing, no response. I called Brompton in the UK, gave them my frame number and they will send me something via the post. I only learned about last week. I was never notified by anyone.
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