Friday, December 23, 2005

Various snippets

Want a primer on folding or carrying a Brompton? Nuttycyclist has some help in the Hints and tips section of his website. There is plenty of other stuff worth reading on his site. Susan and I particularly have happy memories of doing the 2004 Dunwich Dynamo on our Bromptons, mentioned in the Rides section.

Australian Cyclist is positioned at the more useable end of the magazine spectrum, as opposed to the crash, bang, wallop of the teenagers' mags. Here is their review of the Brompton, imported into Australia by Greenspeed. Interestingly, the base model Birdy is cheaper than the Brompton.

Stuttgart in Germany is one of the growing number of cities hiring folding bikes to tourists, a worthwhile way to get around most cities.