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Test riding Brompton bicycles in Oak Park, Illinois

I remember first seeing an early Brompton in action during the 1980s at the CABDA Midwest Bicycle Show. A man stood in an aisle with the little bicycle all day, folding and unfolding, and talking with anyone who would talk with him. I was impressed–and absolutely certain that high-quality folding bicycles would soon be found in every shop. Instead, I spent the rest of the decade selling mountain bikes. Continue reading

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