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Old 11-24-19, 04:01 AM
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I would take the two speed over the 3 speed for the reasons stated by Bargainguy. Also, and the Brompton experts can correct me if I am wrong, there were two subtle changes made in between those years. The crank/bottom bracket changed from ISO standard to JIS. The older ISO bottom brackets are harder to find. Also the brake levers changed to a much nicer and sleeker design.

But my needs may not be your needs. I know my wife would want the 3 speed over the two and she could care or less about bottom bracket standards and brake levers.

Good luck with what ever you decide.
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