Brompton tyres / tubes

Tyres and inner tubes (and rim tape) for your Brompton folding bike

As Brompton bikes have been getting more popular - the tyre choice has expanded. The Brompton 16 inch wheel / rim size has an ETRTO (European Tyre and Rim Technical Organisation) size of 349 and is compatible with the following Brompton tyres:

Brompton factory fitted tyre option...

Tyres and inner tubes (and rim tape) for your Brompton folding bike

As Brompton bikes have been getting more popular - the tyre choice has expanded. The Brompton 16 inch wheel / rim size has an ETRTO (European Tyre and Rim Technical Organisation) size of 349 and is compatible with the following Brompton tyres:

Brompton factory fitted tyre options (as at 2022)

  • Brompton Schwalbe Kojak 32-349 / 16 1/4 inch - folding tyre with reflective sidewall 
  • Schwalbe Marathon 35-349 / 16 x 1.35 inch
  • Schwalbe Marathon Racer 35-349 / 16 x 1 1/3 - this is the standard (included at no extra cost) tyre
  • Schwalbe One Black (folding bead) - a factory fitted option on the P Line
  • Continental Contact Urban Black / Reflective (folding bead) - a factory fitted option on the P Line

Brompton after market tyre options (as at 2022)

  • Continental Contact Urban Black / Reflective
  • Continental Contact Urban Tan wall / Black
  • Schwalbe Marathon Racer Tan Wall / Black: 35-349 / 16 x 1 1/3 (this was first seen on the Brompton Explore special edition and available after market since 2021)
  • Schwalbe One Tan Wall / Black

Previous factory fitted tyres

  • CHPT3 edition - Schwalbe Kojak 32-349 / 16 1/4 inch - tan wall

The following tyres are also compatible with your Brompton, though not supplied by Brompton as a factory fit or after market option but by third parties:

  • Schwalbe Kojak 32-349 / 16 1/4 inch - wired tyre 
  • Schwalbe Marathon Plus 35-349 / 16 x 1.35 inch
  • Schwalbe Winter 30-349 / 16 x 1.2 inch studded tyre - specifically for snow and ice
  • Brompton Schwalbe Kojak 35-349 / 16 1/4 inch tan-wall tyre (this was first seen on the CHPT3 special edition bikes and is sometimes available as an after market option) 
  • Continental Contact Urban black / reflective wired tyre - designed specifically by Continental for the Brompton
  • Continental Contact Urban creme wall folding tyre (introduced in 2022)

Brompton tyres - historical information:

The Brompton Kevlar (previously the Brompton Green) was discontinued in 2017
The Schwalbe Stelvio 16 inch tyre was discontinued 2009
The Brompton yellow / standard tyre was discontinued in 20??
The Schwalbe Kojak inch tyre was discontinued except as a Brompton version in 2013
The Brompton kevlar / green tyre was replaced with the standard Brompton kevlar tyre in 20??
The Brompton kevlar tyre was discontinued in 2017 and replaced with the Schwalbe Marathon Racer

2018:

The Schwalbe Marathon Racer 16 x 1.35 was introduced as the replacement for the Brompton Kevlar / Green tyre
The Brompton Schwalbe Kojak was introduced as a tan wall version (as used with the CHPT3 special edition bikes) - supply has currently not been able to keep up with demand

2019:

The Brompton Schwalbe One tan wall tyre was used on the CHPT3 special edition and available as an after market option
The Brompton Schwalbe Marathon Racer - tan wall version - was used on the Brompton Explore special edition bike

2021:

The Brompton Marathon Racer Tan Wall folding tyre was made available as an after market option

2022:

The Schwalbe One - black folding tyre - was launched as a factory option on the P Line (and as a limit availability after market option)
The Continental Compact Urban - black folding tyre - was launched as a factory option on the P Line (and as an after market option)
The Continental Compact Urban - tan wall folding tyre - was launched as an after market tyre option
The Continental Compact Urban - creme wall folding tyre - was launched by Continental (though not sold through Brompton)

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