If you plan to ride mostly on flat terrain, and must pack up the bike often, consider the Brompton. It’s quick, folds easily to a compact size, and is the lightest bike in the Ratings. When folded, it’s the only tested bike whose chain is on the inside, so you’re unlikely to get grease on your pants.
Saturday, July 01, 2006
The Brompton Folding Bike
Just got the latest issue of Consumer Reports which reviews folding bikes (online subscription required), and says of the Brompton (Clifford's favorite of Cosmic Variance, follow the link for pictures):