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Through use of a Joseph Kuosac mid-rise handle bar for Brompton and an H-Bar stem, a much wider bar is possible on the Brompton. Standard H and M Brompton handlebars are 20″ wide, the “Wide-Bar” Brompton sports a 23″ wide handlebar.
The wider bar has the immediate effect of providing more leverage resulting in greater steering accuracy and control. It opens up the chest promoting easier breathing. By positioning your weight closer to the bar, it provides more stability and reduces fatigue on longer rides. Finally, it gives you the sense of riding a much larger bike and just feels more comfortable.
The lower rise puts the bar height at 41″ above grade; 1″ lower than and H-Bar, 1″ taller than an M-Bar.
The use of the Joseph Kuosac handlebar does not affect the fold, the Brompton’s compactness, or it’s ability to fit in a B&W hard case.
Any Brompton H-Bar can be converted to the “Wide-Bar” configuration – call the shop to inquire.
The standard specs for this Brompton are: 6 Speed with -12% gearing (29 to 88 gear inches), Black Mudguards, Telescopic seat post, Firm Suspension, Brompton Standard saddle 147mm (choose Brompton Wide saddle 167mm – call shop to make this change), Schwalbe Marathon tires, Front carrier block, Reflectors.
Main frame – Lagoon Blue, Extremities – Lagoon Blue
To change to an R Version (Black Rear Rack) add $185 to the price. Call the shop for this change.
To change to a Standard or Extended seat post, deduct $60 from the price. Call the shop for this change.
Add the Brompton Essentials package to your order! You get over 10% savings on these products that will enhance your riding experience!
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