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Old 05-29-18, 10:49 AM
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Brompton: clip-on mudguards and lighter rack

I'm setting up a new Brompton, Titanium version. I'd like to have it lightweight, so I'm leaving out the mudguards and rack, which will save me about 700 grams. I hope to also have a better handling when swinging the back wheel, I always have felt it to be a drag with those parts, with my past Bromptons.

However, for the occasion of bad weather or the necessity of transport, I'd like to have an option for these components.
1.) Does anyone know any clip-on mudguards that work well for the Brompton?
2.) What lighter racks can you recommend over the standard version (about 300 grams I think)?
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Re, racks someone mentioned a titanium and carbon fiber one available in Asia..

with the Ti fork etc X light version the mudguard struts are Titanium too..

lots more Ti parts can be substituted for standard also... lightens the wallet too.



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2.) What lighter racks can you recommend over the standard version (about 300 grams I think)?
H&H has titanium front and rear racks, full size or Q-mini version. It helps the brompton roll stability a lot. Q rack with X-roller extender work quite well for supermarket shopping, 10+ kg load no problem in the front basket. Recently more wallet friendly Aluminum version also available.





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