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Brompton H6L Black Edition Extended Post 2017

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Designed for streetwise urban cyclists and commuters, Brompton Black edition H6L E-post features a number of key components anodised in black rather than silver, for a smooth stealth look. Offering riders who are after more of an upright ride position, its also equipped with the 6 Speed BWR (Brompton Wide Range) gears, means this multi-gear system is the right choice for touring or riding hilly areas.

Perfect for carrying onto trains and buses, the frame and handlebars fold down into a small package that's only a little larger than its wheels. Once folded the bike has no protrusions or loose parts, and will carry like a small suitcase. Its chain and gears are kept away from clothing and luggage when folded and lights and cables are kept out of harms way. With only 5000 units made, the Black edition is sure to turn a few heads out on the streets. Brompton mudguards, also come with the H6L Black Edition, keeping you drier on the road.

Excellent frame rigidity and an extended seatpost ensure that the energy you put in is efficiently converted into a responsive, quick ride. In all, it adds up to a quality ride.

Buyer Information

Bike/Rider Type -
Commuter
Ideal Use -
Road, Tow path, Cycle Lanes

Specification

Frame:
Steel
Fork:
Steel
Handlebars:
H Type
Front Brake:
Brompton dual-pivot callipers with Fibrax cartridge pads
Rear Brake:
Brompton dual-pivot callipers with Fibrax cartridge pads
Brake Levers:
Brompton Aluminium
Gear Shifters:
Brompton 6 Speed Shifter
Pedals:
Brompton folding on left. Aluminium cage flat pedal on right
Wheelset:
Brompton 6 Speed BWR
Front Tyres:
Brompton Kevlar
Rear Tyres:
Brompton Kevlar
Saddle:
Brompton Standard
Seatpost:
Brompton Extended
Product Code: Q4110591

The first Brompton bike was built in 1975 from the South Kensington bedroom of designer Andrew Ritchie.

 

His initial prototypes were crude, but through a relentless refining process Ritchie hit upon a cycle that would go on to become the gold standard of folding bikes.

 

In recent years, the company has seen rapid expansion worldwide, and now has stores in cities including London, Amsterdam, Beijing, Tokyo and Barcelona.

 

But not content to rest on their laurels, Brompton has a large team of in-house designers and engineers who are constantly developing new accessories and improving upon the design of the bike itself.  

 

Every Brompton is handmade in their London factory by skilled craftsman who have undergone an intensive 18-month training program, and who each have a unique signature which they stamp on the parts of the bike they work on.

 

This culture of accountability is indicative of Brompton’s commitment to quality, and helps to ensure that every one of their bikes is built to the highest standard. 

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