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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-01-13, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,074
Posted By bromptonyc

1.5 year update and thoughts on Citibike in NYC

Hey guys - here's a quick update after 1.5 years of owning the Brompton bike and thoughts on the CitiBike share program in New York. I live in New York City. What do you guys think?

My 1.5 year...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-13, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,112
Posted By bromptonyc

Brompton and Burley Travoy Bike Trailer: Match made in heaven

Note: I've posted more pictures of this at: http://www.bromptonyc.com/2013/03/brompton-burley-travoy-bike-trailer.html


Just got a Burley Travoy Bike Trailer. This has been referred to as the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-14-13, 07:10 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,416
Posted By bromptonyc

Wow bassnotbass i love it! Very rustic,...

Wow bassnotbass i love it! Very rustic, understated, and ultimately the bike seems to complement the outfit, and the outfit seems to complement the bike.

That's great thanks for sharing. What...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-14-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,416
Posted By bromptonyc

haha guys it's ok i can see how this post can be...

haha guys it's ok i can see how this post can be taken in either direction of facetious or serious, and i appreciate both viewpoints.


but i do think that one has to have at least some sense...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-13-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,416
Posted By bromptonyc

Best folding bike outfit - post here

What is your favorite outfit to wear with your folding bike?

I have a Brompton with a raw lacquer finish and brooks leather saddle. The traditional Brompton outfit is that of a blazer and a tie...
Forum: Northeast
01-09-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,127
Posted By bromptonyc

NYC - Folding Bike Group

Hey guys -

For all the folding bikers out there in NYC, I think it would be awesome to start a folding bike meet up and ride amongst other folding bike members.

I am thinking of a once or...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-09-13, 01:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,634
Posted By bromptonyc

Brompton for sure. It folds the most compact, in...

Brompton for sure. It folds the most compact, in a relatively short amount of time, and rides very well. I have takent he Brompton on many forms of public transportation and it seems much easier to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-08-13, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By bromptonyc

Ah doesn't that always seem to happen? If you do...

Ah doesn't that always seem to happen? If you do go for the Brompton make sure you get the EZ Wheels option for easier rolling. The stock wheels do not work very well at all.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-08-13, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By bromptonyc

I find that the rolling feature on my Brompton...

I find that the rolling feature on my Brompton certainly is quite nice and to me important, particularly if you intend to use the bike for grocery shopping. I roll my Brompton for two purposes:
...
Forum: Introductions
01-07-13, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By bromptonyc

Hi All - proud brompton owner in New York

Hey guys,

I'm Michael. I am a proud brompton owner living in New York! I've had the bike for about a year now, and I really feel that the folder is one of the most efficient ways to get around...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-07-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,128
Posted By bromptonyc

Charles - I hope through my new post you can...

Charles - I hope through my new post you can experience, however vicariously, the act of grocery shopping with the Brompton inside the shopping cart! Cheers mate. Below is a picture of how the set up...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-08-12, 03:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,639
Posted By bromptonyc

Great post! I use a bike storage device...

Great post!

I use a bike storage device called the Delta Cycle Michelangelo Gravity Storage bike hanger (http://www.rei.com/product/751324/delta-cycle-michelangelo-gravity-storage).

I can...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-24-12, 10:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,128
Posted By bromptonyc

picture? would love to see. ps. how do you...

picture? would love to see.

ps. how do you find the tikit in general in new york? easy to bring into most places / good ride?
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-24-12, 10:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,128
Posted By bromptonyc

Could not agree more! that's why I only go...

Could not agree more!

that's why I only go during off peak hours, an hour or two before closing, at like 9 or 10 pm is perfect. the bike makes late night grocery shopping a breeze (no need to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-22-12, 11:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,128
Posted By bromptonyc

This is a great point I will take a picture of my...

This is a great point I will take a picture of my Brompton inside of the standard sized shopping carts they have at Whole foods or Trader Joe's supermarkets in Manhattan and share! they certainly do...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-21-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,128
Posted By bromptonyc

It's not a gimmick! I do it every week! Hah. ...

It's not a gimmick! I do it every week! Hah.



I understand your qualms though.

1) balance i find to be not too much of an issue if you balance the load properly (ie. do not put all...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-20-12, 12:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,734
Posted By bromptonyc

Tern brand folding bikes should also be on your...

Tern brand folding bikes should also be on your consideration list
http://www.ternbicycles.com/us/bikes
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-12, 10:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,128
Posted By bromptonyc

When I roll the bike, I lift the bike by the...

When I roll the bike, I lift the bike by the handlebar slightly so it is rolling on only the two rear ez wheels and the front wheel is not touching the floor
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,128
Posted By bromptonyc

hmmm talk with who about it exactly?

hmmm talk with who about it exactly?
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-12, 07:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,128
Posted By bromptonyc

I have one set of EZ wheels but no rear rack....

I have one set of EZ wheels but no rear rack. Certainly I keep balance in mind when placing items in the basket (ie. i don't overload one side of the basket). The bike would tip over if I put all the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-18-12, 11:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,128
Posted By bromptonyc

Grocery Shopping with the Brompton

I feel as if this has been covered before, but I don't think one can get enough of grocery shopping with the Brompton. Certainly I cannot.

I have just made a post about the pleasantness of going...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-17-12, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,538
Posted By bromptonyc

wow great videos! thanks for posting

wow great videos! thanks for posting
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-16-12, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,289
Posted By bromptonyc

wow what a bike! have you tried a brompton...

wow what a bike! have you tried a brompton before? how does the ride on a birdy compare to a brompton / full sized bike?
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-16-12, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 963
Posted By bromptonyc

Thank you for posting this. I am glad to see...

Thank you for posting this.
I am glad to see that you enjoyed the review.
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