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    My Brompton upgrades.

    Chris King Headset. Ti Sealed Bottom Bracket (Japan Bearing). Ridea Oval 50T Chainring. Bikefun rear suspension,chain tensioner,water bottle cage adaptor, and mudguard easy wheel. Brompmods Ti seatpost. Titanium bolts. Titanium Hinge Clamps. Carbon Fenders. YBN Titanium chain. Ti-Parts easy wheels.

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    They all look very nice and perhaps make the bike a little bit lighter but not sure if they are worth the cost...Perhaps the carbon fenders(mudguards) are if they are really strong..Again I guess the Chris King headset is pretty cool and a definite improvement.
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    Sweet bike. Thanks for sharing.

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    Very cool. You've made a lot of the upgrades I plan on doing. Which Chris King headset did you use? The Grip Nut or the 2 Nut? I was going to get the Ti parts bottom bracket but decided to use a Dura Ace 7800 crankset I had no other use for. I do plan on getting the Ti brake bolt upgrade if not only for the fact that I don't need to carry a 10mm wrench around to open the brakes and fix a flat. A more common allen wrench and a 15mm wrench is all that I'd need. The carbon fenders are super cool.

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    Why on Earth do you need to take off a brake block if you have a puncture on a Brompton..if the tyre is flat it will come straight out anyway..Fix the puncture and pump it up to see if it is OK..1 minute..let it down ..put it back in and pump it up..

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    2 nut.
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    Nicely done. The colour combination and carbon fenders look great. Thanks for posting.

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    If you like taking pictures of your B unfolded. Having a stand would make composing a shot a lot easier.

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    I recognize the bottle cage and in my experience it is atrocious. In fact, I bought it discounted at 15% or so of the original price. Other than for pondering what makes good and what bad design, it is not really good for anything . This is not to diminish from anything else you have got. Out of curiosity, what are those grips?

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    I Put a .5L Sigg Drink Bottle in One of the back pockets of the Front Bag,

    the Ortleb-Brompton O bag could swap a back pocket for their bottle cage, too,

    since they use the same Add On bags fittings as The sell for their panniers ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2_i View Post
    I recognize the bottle cage and in my experience it is atrocious. In fact, I bought it discounted at 15% or so of the original price. Other than for pondering what makes good and what bad design, it is not really good for anything . This is not to diminish from anything else you have got. Out of curiosity, what are those grips?
    So far had no issues with the bottle cage. They hug my bottles very well even on cobblestone road. The grips are Selle Royal Mano Royalgel Grips.
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    Nice bike!

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    Where did you buy the kickstand?

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    i like the kickstand

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    Quote Originally Posted by GTizzy View Post
    Nice bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Schwinnsta View Post
    Where did you buy the kickstand?
    I got it from a LBS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by YoungGPS14 View Post
    I got it from a LBS.
    It is nice. I have not see these here (USA) or on line for that matter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Schwinnsta View Post
    It is nice. I have not see these here (USA) or on line for that matter.
    I think our LBS got it from Singapore.
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    It looks great! Thanks for sharing your mods.

    The stock rear fender wheel is useless, with any weight on it, it doesn't roll much. I like the wheel you put it on, what's the source?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mingo View Post
    It looks great! Thanks for sharing your mods.

    The stock rear fender wheel is useless, with any weight on it, it doesn't roll much. I like the wheel you put it on, what's the source?
    It's a Bikefun Mudguard wheel. I got it from my LBS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by YoungGPS14 View Post
    Chris King Headset. Ti Sealed Bottom Bracket (Japan Bearing). Ridea Oval 50T Chainring. Bikefun rear suspension,chain tensioner,water bottle cage adaptor, and mudguard easy wheel. Brompmods Ti seatpost. Titanium bolts. Titanium Hinge Clamps. Carbon Fenders. YBN Titanium chain. Ti-Parts easy wheels.
    Very fancy upgrade. How much did the upgrade cost you if it's not a secret?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mingo View Post
    It looks great! Thanks for sharing your mods.

    The stock rear fender wheel is useless, with any weight on it, it doesn't roll much. I like the wheel you put it on, what's the source?
    I believe it is Multi-S mudguard wheel, comes in 4 colours, all black is possible.

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    Thanks for those pics. I found those wheels posted on Ebay for $30 shipped from Taiwan.

    I did some searching on BikeFun and Brompton and actually found some really cool stuff. They have a bracket the replaces the rear fender's mono wheel with a bracket that holds 2 wheels, because as we know, with the single wheel and the bike folded, it tends to be unbalanced. Unfortunately, the site is in Asian characters (Chinese?) and Google Translate wasn't much good at finding the "add to cart" to see what it costs. They also have some really beautiful 5 spoke frame carrier wheels. If anyone has web links to their products, please post them here. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mingo View Post
    Thanks for those pics. I found those wheels posted on Ebay for $30 shipped from Taiwan.

    I did some searching on B ........ They also have some really beautiful 5 spoke frame carrier wheels. If anyone has web links to their products, please post them here. Thanks.
    If you search BIKEgang Brompton, you will also find some really cool stuff
    Such as this 5 spoke ezwheel?
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    BTW, when choosing ezwheels or mudguard wheel, I will suggest you always pick one with bearing (might weigh a bit more). It will make quite a difference when loaded.

    And that is why for 2016 version, Brompton will roll out these wheels with bearings built in ...

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    Just as a warning. Since I upgraded to Ti parts easy wheels and Bikefun mudguard wheel. When parking my bike by just folding the rear wheel. I need to make sure its on even ground or the bike will tend to roll by itself.
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