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    Kamoya custom Brompton rear suspension

    Can anyone see the merit in this? Ignore the price, I know it's outrageous!


    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BROMPTON-F...#ht_500wt_1288

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    I'd have thought it'd be more bouncy, i.e. worse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chagzuki View Post
    I'd have thought it'd be more bouncy, i.e. worse.
    +1

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    I find the Brompton suspension works great anyhow, I'm not sure much improvement could be made.

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    However these custom clamps are a different story so going to order some! Aesthetics and functionality always a winner :-)

    http://www.brompfication.com/23-hing...set-brass.html

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    I bought a set; they're not perfect. The Brompton clamp widens inside in the middle to ensure it clamps at the corners. The after-market is straight inside and mine did not clamp at the corners leading to excessive movement.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mulleady View Post
    Can anyone see the merit in this? Ignore the price, I know it's outrageous!
    I have one and appreciate it. Yes, the bike is more springy, but in a good way where the extra bounce gives you back more energy, rather than interferes out of sync with your riding. There are 3 elastomers to choose from, working with the spring, soft/regular/hard. I think I have all of them but can't remember which one is on the bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mulleady View Post
    Can anyone see the merit in this? Ignore the price, I know it's outrageous!
    I have one but did not like it and went back to the Brompton stock elastomer. I found it to be too hard. I did not like the Brompton hard elastomer either.

    The workmanship is very good and I did not have any problem installing it.
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    that a Honda, Nissan or a Toyota valve spring?

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