Join Date: Jul 2008
Bikes: Brompton, Dahon Vitesse D5
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You could spend an extra $100 to update some parts, add the rear clip, a pentaclip (assuming it doesn't have one). Replace some old bolts with allen socket type.
Overall weights for the bike haven't changed significantly for longer than 10 years. The main factor is the frame: in 2004 Brompton changed the geometry significantly, by lengthening it. Research that and figure out which type of frame this bike has. For most people the post 2004 frame (called 'long wheelbase' - LWB) is a better fit and probably a better ride.