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    Member, Schmember DaFriMon's Avatar
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    Mail order Bromptons.

    Still gradually edging my way toward getting another folder, and looking at Bromptons. I might order online if I do get one.

    One company I'm looking at, because they are listed on the UK Brompton site, is C.M. Wasson. ( http://foldabikes.com/ ). I had one brief Email exchange so far, and left a message on their voice mail. Has anyone here ordered from them? How did it go?

    Opinions on other (US) online dealers?
    You're right, I do have more bikes than I need.

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    Are you in Conn.? If so, I think that you are relatively close to a bunch of dealers in NYC.

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    I got mine from Wasson. He's a nice guy who runs his biz. out of his home. He's also quite busy and can be hard to get a hold of. It's obvious he has other interests besides selling bikes, but his stock for most items is pretty good.

    I've had a good Dahon experience from Calhoun cycles (probably drop shipped though). Their Brompton prices are competitive. Right now they're running a free shipping promo.

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    If I was in the same coast as you are, I would check out the Bfold website and even go to the store if you can. I live in Southern California and I bought my own Brompton from a Seattle WA bike shop's Southern California branch in Oceanside, CA. I look for other things beyond just price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by invisiblehand
    Are you in Conn.? If so, I think that you are relatively close to a bunch of dealers in NYC.
    Yep, that's a possibility, except that trips into New York are usually inconvenient. Might have to do that, but want to look at all options.
    You're right, I do have more bikes than I need.

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    calhoun has carried them.
    2000 Montague CX, I do not recommend it, but still ride it.
    Strida 3, I recommend it for rides < 10mi wo steep hills.
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    1996 Birdy, Recommend.
    Wieleder CARiBIKE (folding), decent frame.

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    I will also vouch for Wasson. He really knows what you need. He ship every where. I live in WA and no problem shipping. The price is very reasonable specially with all the accoutrement you need. Get a 6 speed instead of the 3. If you leave a message he will call back.

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    I got my Brompton M6R-Plus from bfold.com. I live in NYC so I bought it in person. The proprietor, David Lam, gives excellent support and service and keeps his place well stocked. I highly recommend bfold.

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    I also recommend bfold. Just talk to David and you will see the difference.

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