An unfolding Brompton race

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Chris Gerhard, Apr 21, 2010.

  1. Chris Gerhard, Apr 21, 2010
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  2. Chris Gerhard

    al Mossah Guest

    The Brompton CEO was interviewed on the Today programme this morning
    (I think; I was half asleep) in the business bit around 6.20. He
    claimed to be able to unfold it in 8.5 secs, although when tested
    apparently it took him a few more.
    al Mossah, Apr 22, 2010
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  3. Chris Gerhard

    Peter Clinch Guest

    As always, when the stopwatch is out the performance ability is
    inversely proportional to the number of folk watching (or in this case,

    I reckon 15 seconds is about right for a no-nonsense but not trying to
    get a PB fold. I've done it in less, but sometimes when I've tried to
    be extra quick I get into more haste, less speed mode.

    Advanced users can do a stoppie to fold the back wheel as they step off
    (won't work if you've got a Mk 4's fold clip engaged, of course), though
    I've never managed that deliberately.

    Peter Clinch, Apr 22, 2010
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