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Brompton Custom Bike Builder

Any new Custom bike orders will be currently 4 weeks to build and will be at 2017 Pricing

However we have over 50 models in stock and can supply most configurations

If you're unsure which model to go for, please feel free to visit the shop and take a look at our extensive range of 2017 Brompton's.

We can guide you through the process of finding the right Brompton for your purposes, and may even have the bike you're after available here in-store.

We also carry a wide range of spares and accessories, ensuring you have everything you need to get the most out of your new Brompton bicycle.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • We do not ship Brompton to countries where there is an existing dealer network. However if you do come to London, we will be happy to supply you with a bicycle Currently we are unable to sell Brompton Bicycles via mail order due to Brompton's non internet sales policy But we will hand deliver any Brompton Bicycle within the M25 Ring and inner London for £25.00 A trained technician will then be able to demonstrate your new bike. All Brompton Bikes are given a free service after 4-6 weeks use (this is a back to base service)
  • WHY NOT ORDER A CUSTOM BUILD AND COME TO LONDON TO COLLECT?
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Estimated Weight*:
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(*Estimate only, excludes any luggage selections)
Model Type
There are four Members of the Brompton Family - the M,S,P and H Types - Designed for different Styles of riding distinguished by their handlebars.
Whatever other features you choose, you can always save about a kilogramme by Selecting a superlight bike in the frame and colour section.
Additional weight savings can be made by choosing an S-Type, a 1 or 2 speed and not adding mudguards etc.
A pump is standard on all bikes EXCEPT superlight models or Version E bikes.

M Type (+£800.00)
The gull-wing shape of the M Type's handlebars has been used on the Brompton since the outset: the grip height is 1015mm, which gives a fairly upright ride with excellent control, and there is scope for a little fore/aft adjustment. The M Type is the all-rounder in our range and remains the most popular Brompton.
S Type (+£800.00)
For many, this is the prettiest Brompton, It is the lightest of the Handle Bar options. The grips, at about 935mm from the ground, are appreciably lower than on the M type, and 50mm further forward, giving a sporty riding position which complements the positive feel of these bikes.
P Type (+£800.00)
The multiple positions afforded by the P Type's handlebars are designed with the touring cyclist in mind. Although they are a little heavier than the M Type's handlebars, the lower grips, about 880mm from the ground and angled for comfort on longer stretches of road, allow the rider to get down out of the wind and deliver real power to the pedals; the upper grips at about 1033mm provide a welcome contrast after a long stretch of riding and also give great control for manoeuvring in traffic.
H Type (+£800.00)
The H Type has been developed in response to requests from taller riders and from those wanting a markedly more upright riding position. The height of the grips from the ground has been raised by 60mm compared to the classic M Type; forward reach to the grips from the saddle increases by around 13mm.
This additional height and reach has been achieved by spacing the handlebar hinge 30mm further away from the headset. While this means that the hinge protrudes further from the bike than on other models, the highest point on the folded bike remains the saddle, so the H Type fits into all existing transportation bags and covers.

 
Gearing Options
There are four Gearing options and each can be lowered or raised to suit your riding style.
The lowered gearing options make pedalling easier... but reducing your top speed.
The raised gearing option makes pedalling harder... but increasing your top speed.


1 spd (+£0.00)
Featuring just the elegant simplicity of the Brompton rear hub, this is the purist's choice. As with all single-speed cycling, the direct drive minimises pedalling inefficiency, though the lack of gear range may make this option unsuitable for those riding over hilly terrain and/or looking for more acceleration.

2 spd (+£55.00)
One gear for hills & starting off, and one for cruising. Based on the unique Brompton derailleur system and an elegant new Brompton rear hub, this is the best gearing solution for lightness and portability. The direct drive, with near-perfect chain-alignment in either gear, is crisp and efficient.

3 spd (+£100.00)
The classic Sturmey-Archer hub, upgraded to an alloy shell, provides three well-spaced gears. These are fully enclosed for reliability, and control couldn't be simpler. A popular choice for everyday biking.

6 spd (+£165.00)
The combination of the new, highly-efficient Brompton Wide Range hub with Brompton's own derailleur system gives six evenly-spaced gears. Control with the two triggers is easy and, with its low transmission losses and wide range, this multi-gear system is the right choice for touring and for riding in hilly areas.
 
Mudguards & Rack
Version E (No Mudguards, No Rack, No Pump) (+£0.00)
The lightest, cheapest and prettiest version, but with obvious drawbacks: although the folded package stands up OK, it's not as stable as the other versions, and there's no pump fitted. Most importantly, of course, there is no protection from any water or dirt thrown up from the road.

Version L (Mudguards, No Rack) (+£55.00)
The most common package: all-weather riding without any extra weight.

Version R (Mudguards, Rear Rack) (+£115.00)
Version R provides the additional functionality of a luggage rack over the rear wheel. The die-cast aluminium rack comes with shock cords for tying items on, and a specially-designed Rack Sack is also available for use with it. The rear rack also allows the optional fitting of our Eazy Wheels, enabling the folded bike to be pulled along instead of carried.
 
Frame Colours and Options
For all steel Bromptons, you may select separate colours for the main frame and the extremities. These colours may be the same OR different EXCEPT for Raw Lacquer and Stardust Black which is not available in combination.
Superlight bikes, which include a range of titanium parts and lightweight compnentry, only one colour may be selected (for handlebar stem and main frame). Titanium parts are unpainted.



Stardust Black : All New for 2016 Stardust Black
 
Seat Height
For an inside leg over 84cm/33" you should almost certainly fit an extended or telescopic seat pillar; the latter is best for an inside leg over 90cm/35", or for taller riders wishing to minimise the height of the folded bicycle.

Standard (+£0.00)
Standard: The standard seat pillar is the default option; its shorter length keeps the weight down and ensures the most compact folded package. A standard seat pillar should be fine for anyone with an inside leg measurement of 33"/840mm or less.
Extended (+£0.00)
Extended: 60mm (over 2 inches) longer than the standard seat pillar and a bit heavier, designed for those with longer legs and available at no extra charge. The main drawback is that the seat pillar protrudes correspondingly higher from the folded package.
Telescopic (+£40.00)
Telescopic: The telescopic seat pillar is designed for those with an inside leg greater than 35"/890mm or for taller riders wishing to minimise how far the seat pillar protrudes from the folded package. The telescopic seat pillar gives up to 175mm (almost 7 inches) more elevation yet, when lowered, the saddle projects only 20mm above the folded package.
 
Saddle

Brompton Saddle  (+£0.00)
Brompton saddle now comes with a choice of Standard width or Wide.

Brooks Cambium C17 (+£95.00)
"Cambium Saddles work like a hammock, delivering immediate comfort while absorbing road vibration and shock"

Brooks Cambium is a uniquely flexible, maintenance-free, waterproof saddle which is designed to follow the rider's movement to deliver immediate comfort and ease of use.

Brooks B17 Special  (+£65.00)
Made for Brompton, this beautiful traditional saddle will give years of comfortable cycling, the leather molding with time to the rider. Finished with hand-hammered copper rivets, and fitted with the Brompton Pentaclip for step less adjustment.
 
Handle Bar Grips
Add to your comfort and style by changing the standard grip.
For the M and H Type the Grips will need to be shortened to fit.
Brompton Standard Grips  (+£0.00)
The grips that come as standard from Brompton

Brooks GP1 Leather Grips (+£69.99)
Too much pressure on sensitive areas of the inner palm can lead to numb fingers, aching hands and forearms. These ergonomic grips provide 100% contact between hand and grip with an anatomically optimised shape, thus relieving unnecessary pressure and giving a far more comfortable experience. The vegetable-tanned leather offers a soft surface feel and a naturally breathable contact point.

Brooks Slender grips (+£54.99)
Brooks Slender Leather Grips feature vegetable tanned leather and cork tape, and are designed to offer an alternative performance option for the user, while maintaining the standard for sustainability set by the Plump Grips, allowing the user to replace worn parts if necessary.
Available in Black, Brown, Honey and may others.

Brooks Cambium Grips  (+£50.00)
The design of Brooks Cambium Slender Grips incorporates an aluminium shell around which the bar tape is wrapped in the manner of traditional handlebar tape. The tape is made from organic cotton and natural rubber and is held in place by aluminium clamps which can be removed to replace the tape if necessary.
Ergon GP1 Bio Leather Black (+£64.99)
The popular GP1 shape combined with an innovative Bio-friendly leather moulding technology. Free from toxins, the Alpine raw hide leather is dyed using vegetable dye, and moulded to form this luxury ergonomic grip. The leather is 'open pore' and certified hypoallergenic.
Ergon GP1 Biokork (+£38.00)
The popular GP1, but with the feel and comfort of natural cork.

The unique qualities of cork means that it is antibacterial and hypoallergenic. Cork's natural damping qualities also make it an ideal grip material, and its low density mean the resulting grip is a lot lighter. The BioKork grips use 40% cork, sourced from sustainable forests in Portugal which is certified for its ecologically sound production.

This ecological theme is continued throughout the rest of the grip. The inner core is plastic reinforced using natural fibre, which make up 40% of its mass. In place of mineral oil, the gel in the palm section of the grip is vegetable oil based. It is all a result of Ergon's "GreenLab" initiative.
Ergon GP2 (+£34.99)
Maximum comfort and best possible pressure distribution, Turn the grip to get the correct support platform position.The bar end and support platform can be independently adjusted to suit riding position and style.
Ergon GP1 (+£24.99)
Maximum comfort and best possible pressure distribution. Turn the grip to get the correct support platform position.
Available in Small or Large.
 
Rear Suspension
Firm suspension may be more suitable for those weighing over 80Kg and those who value responsiveness above comfort.

 
Tyres
Standard Kevlar  (+£0.00)
The Greens are essentially our standard tyres but with a Kevlar belt under the tread. This barely affects the free-running qualities of the tyre and almost eliminates the likelihood of punctures. They also come with reflective sidewalls as standard, eliminating the need for reflectors on the wheel spokes.
Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tyre (+£35.00)
Punctures are a memory. The SmartGuard layer made from a flexible, special rubber offers particular resistance to shards of glass and flints. Even a thumbtack cannot penetrate this protective layer. The SmartGuard belt does not increase rolling resistance. The MARATHON PLUS rolls as easily as a tyre without protection.
Schwalbe Marathon (+£20.00)
The Marathons are a little heavier than the Brompton tyres and the deep uni-directional tread, which gives superior grip, also means that they are not quite as free-running. But they are solidly-built, with both a Kevlar belt and a thicker sidewall to lower the risk of pinch-punctures. Like the Brompton tyres, they also come with reflective sidewalls, eliminating the need for reflectors on the wheel spokes.
Schwalbe Kojak (+£20.00)
Lightweight slick tyre excels on the road Fast and sporty RaceGuard protection belt
 
Lighting
Battery Light Set (+£70.00)
The LED rear lamp with integral reflectors is designed specially for Brompton and gives a good bright light: this stays fixed to the bike. At the front is the neat yet powerful S-son 3-LED lamp, easily removed for folding with a quick-release. Batteries are included.
Moon Meteor / Comet USB Rechargeable Light Set (+£65.00)
Moon Meteor / Comet USB Rechargeable led light set is really super bright and no need for batteries.
Moon Comet Light Set (+£55.00)
Lightweight and robust, the 100 lumen front light will light up any path the Brompton can take you through. The rear light emits 35 lumens to ensure you can be seen in low-light conditions. Each light features 6 modes to suit any condition. Comes with saddle rail bracket for rear light, ensuring the light's safety while folding.
SON Hub Dynamo System (+£300.00)
Expensive, but beautiful; the Son hub is beautifully engineered, highly efficient, and you can expect years of reliable service. Control is via a switch on the front lamp; otherwise the lamps are the same as for the tyre dynamo system.
Shimano Hub Dynamo System (+£95.00)
Shimano Hub Dynamo system, The hub dynamo is a very reliable system the Shimano system offers good performance at a keen price.
 
Front Luggage
Front luggage sets come complete with front carrier block and frame to attach the luggage top the brompton, as well as a waterproof cover.Please note that only the S-Bag or Mini O is suitable for use with an S-Type model.


Game Bag  (+£310.00)
Developed in collaboration with British luggage maker Chapman, the supremely functional Game Bag will appeal to the Brompton owner and cycling enthusiast seeking a high-quality accessory that celebrates the best of British manufacturing with style. Handmade in North West England, each bag is made from high-grade, premium materials, providing robust construction and a high level of water resistance for even the most changeable rides. Additionally, every bag is individually checked and hand signed at the Chapman factory.


O Bag  (+£215.00)
Ortlieb, the most respected name in waterproof cycle luggage, created a bag especially for Brompton in a new range of colours
Capacity 20 litres; dimensions 360w x 330h x 170d; supplied with a shoulder strap, no need for a rain resistant cover.
Compatible with all handlebar types.

Mini O Bag set  (+£105.00)
While the small size and sleek shape make it a great streamlined option, especially on longer rides, Ortlieb's usual meticulous welded construction ensures that the contents will stay dry no matter what the weather has in store. The Mini O Bag is suitable for all types of Brompton. Capacity 7 litres; dimensions 280w x 270h x 180d; comes supplied with a shoulder strap.As there is no separate frame option for the Mini O Bag,

C Bag Set (+£125.00)
A larger messenger-style bag with a Velcro- and buckle-fastened flap. The comfortable padded shoulder strap secures neatly when the bag is fitted to the bike. A multitude of pockets finished with water resistant zips keep those small essentials safe and dry and a bright lining means an end to searching for small items in the dark recesses of your bag. Capacity 22 litres.

S Bag Set (+£125.00)
A messenger-style bag which presents a lower profile than the other options, and offers more compartments to store the paraphernalia of modern life. Velcro-fastening tabs keep things dry, with clips as well for the main cover. This is the only front luggage option for the S Type's lower handlebars, but can also be used on other Bromptons. Capacity 20 litres.
T Bag Set (+£125.00)
Brompton's largest bag is the ultimate touring bag.
Roll top closure, Water bottle pouch, Multiple compartments for everything on the trip, Easy access outer pockets for on-the-go essentials, Integrated rain resistant, reflective cover.
Capacity approx. 31 litres; dimensions 400w x 300h x 200d; supplied with a shoulder strap Compatible with P, M & H handlebars. Front carrier block is not included when ordering this item.

Shoulder Bag (+£105.00)
Designed as a modern update to the classic satchel, the Shoulder Bag is a practical and stylish option for a day out in the city. The zip top closure keeps your valuables secure as you ride, and the flap opening is fixed in place with a simple leather strap and stud.

Other thoughtful features include a quick-adjust shoulder strap for an easy transition between riding and carrying, as well a travel card pocket on the base to make getting on other forms of transport simple. There's also internal pockets to keep things like your phone and keys handy.

Roll Top Shoulder Bag (+£95.00)
Versatile and compact, the Roll Top bag is a stylish about-town bag for everyday use. The clever roll top closure allows you to adjust the capacity of the bag depending on your needs. Whether you're carrying only the essentials or heading back from the shops, the front adjustable strap keeps things neat and secure while you ride.
Other thoughtful features include a quick-adjust shoulder strap for an easy transition between riding and carrying, as well a travel card pocket on the base to make getting on other forms of transport simple. There's also an internal zip pocket to keep things like your phone and keys handy and a handle for easy removal from your bike
Folding Basket Set (+£75.00)
This is our simplest item of luggage - a large, open-top container, ideal for shopping. Its shape is maintained by a simple bracing frame which folds flat for storage. Drainage holes are provided in case of rain. Capacity 24 litres.

Tote Bag  (+£70.00)
A simple everyday essential, the Tote Bag is perfect for getting around the city, both on and off your bike. The bag is compact enough to grab and go, but still has plenty of space for anything from a packed lunch for the office to all your usual basics for a day out in the city. The internal pocket keeps your valuables safe and easy to access, and the grab handles make it easy to go between riding and walking.

Carridice Stockport (+£165.00)
Cotton Duck Bike Bureau for use with Brompton folding Bike Available in black with chrome leather trim or green with honey leather trim Internal padded laptop pouch - 38cms x 24cms Scotchlite reflectors on lid and sides Rigid base for freestanding when off the bike Carry handle on lid and shoulder strap included
Available in Black or Green

Carridice City Folder M (+£130.00)
Cotton Duck Bike Bureau for use with Brompton folding Bike Available in black with chrome leather trim or green with honey leather trim Internal padded laptop pouch - 38cms x 24cms Scotchlite reflectors on lid and sides Rigid base for freestanding when off the bike Carry handle on lid and shoulder strap included
Available in Green or Black
 
Rear Luggage
The Rack Sack can only be configured on a Version R bike with rear rack.

Rack Sack (+£70.00)
Made from tough DuPont Cordura, the Rack Sack has been designed to complement the Brompton's rear rack perfectly. With the sides lined for stiffness, the Rack Sack offers 16 litres of storage without obscuring any Brompton lighting system. It is attached to the bike via straps, clips and Velcro around the suspension bung, the rear rack and the seat pillar, offering a highly secure, shower-proof solution. Comes supplied with a shoulder strap.
 
Transport & Storage
B Pod  (+£199.99)
The Polaris Bike Pod is designed for air travel with your Brompton bike. It is made of lightweight yet rigid EVA foam and has 'been specifically designed to comply with all major airlines and their stringent regulations', whatever that means. Either way, this bag remains an effective means of taking your Brompton overseas. Lighter than the B & W, albeit a tad less robust. With retractable telescopic handle and wheels for ease of movement. Dimensions: 625mm x 625mm x 250mm.
B&W Folding Bike Hard Case (+£170.00)
Samsonite-type hard case for travelling with your Brompton bike. Made of vacuum moulded strike-proof ABS plastic, this is a tough enough case to withstand the rigours of air travel. With telescopic handle and wheels for easy movement, flush-fitting locks and Velcro security strap. Dimensions: Interior: 625 x 610 x 240mm; exterior 700 x 640 x 330mm
B Bag (+£145.00)
Weighing 2.4Kg and made of tough nylon with 5mm padding and a reinforced base, the B Bag is designed to provide protection against bumps and knocks on longer journeys. The B Bag's integral castors, shoulder strap and carry handles make transportation easy, and when not in use it packs down flat for storage.
The Handle (+£39.99)
The Off yer bike handle is constructed in three distinct sections. One large pad, one small pad and a strong, robust thermo moulded rubber handle.

The large front pad, the stabilising pad, secures the handle to the main frame cross bar. The smaller rear pad also fits onto the main cross bar behind the narrower diagonal tube and guarantees the handle is positioned in the ideal place for perfect balance when carrying the bike when both folded and in 'ride ready mode'.
B&W Foldon Bag (+£39.95)
Bag for Brompton Bikes
Perfectly fitting bag for foldon case and foldon box
Made of tear-proof nylon fabric
incl. shoulder strap
Cover (+£30.00)
Often useful, especially when travelling on public transport, the zip-up Brompton Cover is quick to fit and remove, and features a draw cord around its base to ensure a secure fit. The cover comes in a saddle bag, ensuring it is readily to hand; the saddle bag can be attached to purpose-built fastening loops at the rear of the basic and Brooks saddles or to the rails of the Vitesse saddle.
 

ToolKit

Dedicated toolkit for Brompton bikes.
Brompton ToolKit (+£50.00)
Brompton make one of the world's most iconic folding bicycles. Originally designed in 1977, it has been continuously refined ever since. However there has never been a dedicated toolkit for the bike. That's now changed: this new toolkit fits discretely within the front frame tube such that, when the bike is in use, the toolkit is fully enclosed within the frame. The kit includes all the tools necessary for most road-side repairs in a compact, lightweight unit. Perhaps the most innovative features of the kit are the space-saving double-ended driver bits and the unique tyre levers. These make removing tyres substantially easier and also incorporate 10 and 12mm spanners (patent-pending).
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Estimated* weight
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