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Old 11-28-10, 09:18 AM
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Experiences with Brompton Bag

I just got my first Brompton and I am thinking about bringing it on some short/long haul flights. Does anyone have any experiences with the Brompton Bag in terms of how well it protects the bike? Thanks!
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The well constructed Brompton bag is better than nothing at all covering the bike. But as far as protecting against those Neanderthal baggage handlers, I would for my own Brompton leave it at home-personal preference-or at the very least buy a hard shell suitcase or trunk that is more insulated against the inevitable sharp bumps and abuse airline luggage is sure to receive during handling.
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Originally Posted by folder fanatic
The well constructed Brompton bag is better than nothing at all covering the bike. But as far as protecting against those Neanderthal baggage handlers, I would for my own Brompton leave it at home-personal preference-or at the very least buy a hard shell suitcase or trunk that is more insulated against the inevitable sharp bumps and abuse airline luggage is sure to receive during handling.
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There is no way I would expect a soft sided bag to protect much of anything when flying. FWIW I take Amtrak a fair bit and would be okay with a soft sided bag their.

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