Brompton now at Rutland Cycling

Words by Aaron Scott

on 12/04/2016 16:02:00

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A Brompton is the perfect bicycle for the urban environment. It folds down to a portable, practical size so can be taken on all kinds of transport and also can be taken inside your house or office, so it is a lot less likely to be stolen. So we're delighted to now be stocking Brompton bicycles at Peterborough, Histon, Barnwell, Grand Arcade, and our newest store at the revamped Cambridge Railway Station, for the commuter and urban rider wanting a custom-built folding bike.

Brompton offer customers complete customisation on their bikes, not only in terms of the specification but also in the colours and accessories that are available too.

Your Brompton bike can be tailored to perfectly suit your needs on the bike, whether you're commuting, touring, riding to the next town or taking on bigger challenges. Brompton folding bikes come with a huge array of specification choices including gear ratios; handlebar height and style; tyres; saddles; materials and more.

In addition to building a bike that performs exactly how you need it to, Brompton also offer a huge array of colour options on the frame, rear triangle, fork and more. You can make your Brompton truly your own by choosing your own personal colour scheme.

Finally - and to finish it all off - Brompton also offer a wide range of luggage and accessories from the highly functional Ortlieb branded bar bag to the highly desirable Harris Tweed commuter bag.

If you would like to order a custom made Brompton then you can do so by following these three simple steps:

  1. Use the Brompton bike creator to create your perfect Brompton:
  2. Bring your unique code to us in-store or call us on 0330 555 0080
  3. We will then order your unique Brompton in for you to collect

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Build Your Brompton Here

In addition to building your own Brompton, you will also find that we have a wide range of Brompton bikes and accessories in-store so you could come in and walk away with your very own Brompton today.

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Brompton's history can be traced back to 1975, when the inventor and founder, Andrew Ritchie, created prototypes of Brompton bikes from his bedroom in South Kensington, London.  Ever since each bike has been hand brazed by a skilled craftsman at their London factory - making every bike incredibly tough and unique. It is tough and can take everything the city throws at it, every day.

Five Reasons to Buy a Brompton

1. It will change the way you experience the city

Let a Brompton take you anywhere - its flexibility allows you to get more out of the city, day and night. Free yourself from the confines of other forms of transport and take in the city around you. Need a change of scene? Just pop a Brompton on a plane, train or in the car to explore further afield.

Brompton Builder

2. It's easy to fold

You can transform your bike into a neatly folded, easily carried package within a few seconds. Its small size means that it is welcomed on most public transport (even during peak times) and inside buildings for safe storing. Its clever design ensures that mucky parts are kept neatly out of the way. The bike can be picked up using the grip on the saddle or towed along effortlessly using the handlebars.

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3. It will pay for itself in a matter of months

Save money, time and get fit. Use a Brompton to zip through traffic or as part of your commute to bring down costs and get fit at the same time. Their bikes aren't just for the daily commute though, many people use them to keep fit and explore the city and beyond.

4. It's built for your safety

Each bike is built by hand, by a highly qualified team at their factory in London. The small wheels and responsive handling allow you to get a quick start from stationary and swiftly guide you around potholes and other road obstacles. The upright riding position allows the rider to be fully aware of the traffic around them. For riding at night a range of lighting options can be selected on the bike, from battery powered to hub-dynamos to ensure you are seen.

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5. Less chance of getting stolen

Bike theft is on the rise, however you can simply take your Brompton with you. At work, home or out and about due to its compact size the Brompton is welcomed at most places and venues. You won't have the worry of leaving your bike locked up outside and the hassle of replacing a bike.

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