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    Senior Member bargainguy's Avatar
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    Brompton case, on the cheap

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    Some of you might know I acquired a near-mint Brompton a few weeks ago. I had found a bag for it (free), but was looking for something more along the lines of a wheeled case, and not hundreds of dollar either.

    Went on a trip to Luggage Warehouse in Chicago (2876 N. Milwaukee). There, I found a Voyageur soft-sided bag with zippers, 2 handles & 3 sets of wheels for $30. I brought along my bagged Brommie and it just fit, so the uncased bike fit a skooch better.

    BTW, store was definitely one-of-a-kind territory. Returns, closeouts, overstocks, etc. But all super cheap. Most expensive item I saw was $75.

    Don

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    Good find. Is it airline legal (w + h + d not more than 62")

    FYI, When I got my case the local Brompton dealer recommended to remove the hinge screws. They can easily get damaged in the case.
    Happier than a camel on wednesday.

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    Senior Member bargainguy's Avatar
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    More like 64", so not great for airline travel unless they don't measure. Easily under the 50 lb weight limit with bike, though.

    Don

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    Looks great! Might be good to wedge some foam into the edges. Nice find!

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