Join Date: Jun 2010
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the brake levers hanging up on the back of the bag frame [12"top to bottom] as you steer the wheel, would not be such a safe situation,..
then perhaps you may gain back some of that height with a riser bar , but then strike the ground when the bar is folded down .
Eyeballing the graphics of the 4 bar types It appears the H bar riser at its top clamp is about the same height as the S Bar, But..
having the hinge (3+)3cm further up, .. when folding the bars down, there is a bit more clearance between the handlebar end and the ground,
if adopting a low riser MTB, instead of the flat (or M bar) with the H front part. (breathing in, )
And, You might like the bar sweep angle options too .
Ben Cooper @ Kinetics in Glasgow's Brommy Modding dealer ship .. (it may be his writing in the frame-builder's section, here.)
which is a rack to mount 2 panniers on the front Brompton block looks interesting too ..
Last edited by fietsbob; 05-04-14 at 02:59 PM.