Posts tagged “brompton”

Bagless Bromptons

Remember that time I wasn’t allowed to bring my Brompton folding bicycle inside the CBC? After raising a big fuss, I was eventually allowed to bring my bike inside, with the stipulation that it must be kept in a bag. I bought a Brompton cover from our neighbourhood Brompton dealer, Switchback Cyclery, and all has […]

My bike is not a health and safety issue

Update¬†September 19, 2013: Success! Thanks to a terrific, sympathetic manager or two (or three), our building’s “no bikes inside” policy will be re-written to accommodate folding bikes like my Brompton. The new rule: I have to keep my bike in a bag. Fair enough. There are a handful of things about our national public broadcaster […]

The Elusive Brompton B Pod

Jenna and I are planning some travel to far-off distant lands, and I’m really keen to take my Brompton folding bicycle along. But how to transport the Brompton without damaging it? The Brompton catalog lists something that I’ve had my eye on for a while: the “B Pod, a semi-rigid flight case; comes with castors […]

Shopping with the Brompton

So, I’ve had my Brompton for four weeks now, and I’m very pleased with it. It rides well, folds well, and I’ve had no trouble bringing it anywhere. It’s come with me into work, restaurants, and shops. And just yesterday, I learned that it fits perfectly inside a shopping cart: