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Brompton is the world famous manufacturer of folding bicycles, based in west London.

In 2010 Brompton produced 28000 bicycles (75% for the export Market) and are now the UKs largest bicycle manufacturer.


At the heart of the company is making a bloody good bike - says MD Will Butler-Adams. We don't need to say more.


The Brompton timeline


2015
Brompton introduces relatively small changes this year. There are new frame colours and a seatpost height remembering device - so you don't have to guess your perfect ride height. 


2014
Brompton introduced more colour with a wider range of colours for mini O and Ortlieb Bags, black and white (in addition to silver) mudguards introduced, coloured handlebar grips available for the M and S type handlebars and coloured saddles. 


2013
Brompton upgrades brake levers, a new spider crank chainset with changeable chainwheels, moves from ISO to JIS bottom bracket and introduces new double walled rims for the wheels


2012
Brompton launches the H type with a higher ride position and Mini Ortlieb bags
Late 2012 sees the launch of the stylish Brompton tool kit - which fits inside the bicycle frame 


2010
Brompton receives the Queens award for international trade and Queens award for innovation


2009
Andrew Ritchie receives the Prince Phillip designers prize
Brompton Wide Range Hub (BWR) introduced - with a 302% range
Satin finish introduced across the whole range


2007
Rear frame clip introduced - also available as a retro fit table kit for older Bromptons


2005
S-type (sports / straight) and P Type handlebars introduced
Superlight upgrade launched - including alloy headset, titanium forks, rear frame, pedal bolt and mudguard stays.


2004 
Long wheelbase and improved hinge joints introduced 


2002
The Brompton 2 sprocket derailleur system introduced, giving the option of 2 and 6 speed models.


2000
Mark 3 models introduced - better componentry all round


1995
Brompton receives Queens award for export


1987
Brompton goes into full time production


1981
First 30 Brompton bikes produced to order


1976
Brompton Bicycle is registered as a limited company


1975
Andrew Ritchie begins designing a folding bike in his flat, overlooking the Brompton Oratory 


 

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