How do you check if a Brompton is stolen?
If you are unlucky enough to have your bike stolen, then you can change its status on the Brompton bike register. This will be visible to anyone who is offered the bicycle to buy. By entering the serial number of the bike they are checking, they will see the status the owner has given.
How can I tell what year my Brompton is?
The serial number on our bikes shows the date the bike was manufactured. Each serial number is ten-digits long. The first four digits show the year and month of production. e.g. serial number 1903220161 shows the bike was made in March 2019.
How do I find my Brompton frame number?
Find your 10-digit frame serial number For bikes made pre-2016, the frame serial number is on a silver sticker near your seat clamp. For bikes made in or after 2016, the frame serial number is on a plaque by your bottom bracket.
Where is Brompton in the UK?
Brompton, sometimes called Old Brompton, survives in name as a ward in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London….Brompton, London.
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Is frame number same as serial number?
Yes, “serial number” and “frame number” are the same thing. The number on the sticker should match the number on your bike. Depending on the age of your bike, it will be in one of two places. Bikes built before mid-1999 will have the frame number stamped on the driveside dropout.
Do Brompton bikes get stolen?
Most Brompton riders take their bike with them, folding and carrying with it never out of slight for long so the theft of your Brompton being chained up somewhere is rare – only because most Brompton user do not do this.
Are there fake bromptons?
Fake Brompton bikes can be found on Chinese e-tailers, although they are not labelled as Bromptons (bizarrely, sometimes they are labelled as Stridas.) Will Butler-Adams joined the firm in 2002 and has been CEO since 2008.
How many countries do Brompton bikes operate in?
Brompton bikes are sold in 44 countries around the world and over 80% of production is exported.
Why is Brompton so special?
The frame is the foundation of every bike. For over 40 years, we’ve hand-built, and quality assured ours in our London Factory. Using over 1200 parts in the final assembly, each designed, engineered, and sourced by us. This is how we achieve the unique ‘fold and ride’ characteristics across every bike.
How do I find out what frame my bike is?
Most bicycles have a frame number stamped into the metal under the bottom bracket. If it’s a carbon frame, the number will be etched into the surface or displayed on a sticker. Occasionally, the frame number will be on the inside of the chain stay or on the down tube or top tube.
Where is bicycle serial number?
The majority of serial numbers are located under the bottom bracket where the two pedal cranks meet. Turn your bike upside down and record the number. If there is no serial number near the cranks, you should check other common places including the front headset or rear stays.