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Old 04-11-18, 10:23 AM   #1
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Swytch

any Brompton owners signed up for this conversion?

URL is swytchbike.comdashfolding-bike-kits/

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looks good value at present - but it is crowd funded and if you order now they are saying June delivery

the videos are good and apparently the business is being put together by guys from Panda cycles who have a good reputation
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I have, the price was too tempting. I'm not sure the bracket will fit most configurations though... their website shows it on the post-2017 M-Type. So I'm not sure how it will fit my Brompton.
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I have, the price was too tempting. I'm not sure the bracket will fit most configurations though... their website shows it on the post-2017 M-Type. So I'm not sure how it will fit my Brompton.
did you go for the 25 or 50 mile kit

I'm really tempted, but as you say, not sure how it will fit and ride - pity it cannot fit on the Brompton block
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It's crowdfunded - so June delivery most likely means November, lol. Hope it turns out well.
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did you go for the 25 or 50 mile kit

I'm really tempted, but as you say, not sure how it will fit and ride - pity it cannot fit on the Brompton block
The 25. I might have misunderstood but I think I saw a facebook post in which Swytch claimed there will be a bracket that fits where the Brompton block does, but this would mean giving up the luggage options.
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did you go for the 25 or 50 mile kit

I'm really tempted, but as you say, not sure how it will fit and ride - pity it cannot fit on the Brompton block
I think the Brompton one is only 25 kit.
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I think the Brompton one is only 25 kit.
They do a 50 mile kit - US$575

I wonder how long the discounted price will last?
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I stand corrected.
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It's crowdfunded, but off the shelf components, except for the battery box, which is just a box. As a hobbyist with several electric bike kits, I think it's a good concept in design and if it didn't have to ship from the UK, I probably would be on their list.
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