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Old 08-07-14, 02:07 AM   #1
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Dimpa (IKEA storage bag) a *no go* w/ my Flamingo

Contrary to other poster's exoeriences w/ Bromptons, the Dimpa see-through zip bag does *not* work w/a Flamingo that has a Brompton extended seat post and rear rack. It is about 20% TOO SMALL (65X 22 X 65)

I'd be surprised if even the newer version of the Grace Gallant or even the Brompton other than the most stripped down version fits.
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Old 08-07-14, 04:34 PM   #2
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Fits my S6L just fine (s bar, full fenders, & 6 speeds).
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Old 08-07-14, 05:44 PM   #3
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No problems with my M6L with room to spare...
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Contrary to other poster's exoeriences w/ Bromptons, the Dimpa see-through zip bag does *not* work w/a Flamingo that has a Brompton extended seat post and rear rack. It is about 20% TOO SMALL (65X 22 X 65)

I'd be surprised if even the newer version of the Grace Gallant or even the Brompton other than the most stripped down version fits.
the shanzhai 1000 has folded dimensions 35% larger than that of a folded brompton. adding bits to it will only make it larger.

protip: you actually don't own a brompton.
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Old 08-07-14, 09:06 PM   #5
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My Bromptons fit beautifully.


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Sheesh,... I need a bag now (and a Brompton to go inside of it).
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Sheesh,... I need a bag now (and a Brompton to go inside of it).
you'd better sell a couple of bikes first, man.

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Ummmm, I could just buy one now. I'm selling my Xootr Swift, THEN deciding my next move. A Brommie might be it,... But I can afford to make the purchase if I chose to now. I just don't want so many bikes around the house. I'm trimming the herd,...
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the shanzhai 1000™ has folded dimensions 35% larger than that of a folded brompton. adding bits to it will only make it larger.

protip: you actually don't own a brompton.

Ah-Ha - you've solved the riddle! Hermes - Just get a bigger bag...
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