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Old 02-11-19, 04:29 PM
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how to remove old-style Brompton suspension block

Does the disc with the cone on it (see second picture) twist off? Is it possible to obtain the newer style cap and the screw, as a separate item, without purchasing the elastomer? I've got one of the Imprerium Cycle aftermarket suspension blocks. (
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Old 02-12-19, 02:53 AM
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Does the disc with the cone on it (see second picture) twist off? Is it possible to obtain the newer style cap and the screw, as a separate item, without purchasing the elastomer? I've got one of the Imprerium Cycle aftermarket suspension blocks. ( Imperium aftermarket suspension blocks )


yes, you should buy brompton retrofit kit.
just search those terms and you will find the correct piece of hardware.
mine brompton is 2005 and also didnt had rear frame locking.

i buyed mine from this link.
https://brilliantbikes.co.uk/brompton-folding-detail/340-brompton-rear-frame-clip-retrokit.html
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Thank you for that link. I didn't know a retrofit was available. Your answer helped me find my way also to this instructional video for installing the rear-frame retrofit . I had been searching for "Brompton rear elastomer" and "Brompton rear suspension block"
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You can also upgrade to the new style which runs a bolt through the suspension block, for the catch attached to the seat post QR to grab,

so you can lift the bike as a whole , without the rear end folding under.. yes, its retrofitable ..

Done so on my Mk 2 B. years ago..

(rotate the rubber piece and the catch will not catch, again, if you wish.. )
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https://brompton.zendesk.com/hc/en-u...ata-schematics ... https://trade.brompton.com/Uploads/Q...s/ds-suspb.pdf



and .... https://brompton.zendesk.com/hc/en-u...ruction-videos
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