The petite bikes of Brompton are built in a factory in West London and branded as a more civilized option in the world of urban bikes.
But this month the company unveiled a bike that could be called “badass” — its all-black theme includes frame, wheels, fenders, and parts.
Brompton has long been a favorite of urban commuters for its easy-to-fold frame. The black bike, which will be on sale in April for about $1,500, was made for “all weather commutes,” the company notes.
Mud and grit cannot easily be seen on the frame. The stealth look really streamlines the bike and could attract a new demographic to look at the Brompton brand.
All key components are black, including the handlebars, crank and derailleur. The bikes come in two- or six-speed options. Brompton plans to ship 5,000 bikes in the all-black motif.