Downtube VS Brompton

Our mini's cost half as much as a Brompton ( MSRP $1300+ ), have more gears, belt drive option, quality brakes, and lighter weight.

  Brompton Downtube mini (Shimano 8sp)
Frame Material Steel Aluminium
Drivetrain inefficient 3sp hub efficient 8sp internal hub
Rack and Bag interfaces Yes Yes
Cranks lower quality Cold forged
Pedals folding folding
Folded size Super Compact Compact
Brake Quality Old Style Caliper Excellent V brakes
Fits inside a regulation size suitcase Yes Yes
Frame protector (bar from below to protect frame) No Yes
Weight 28 24.5
Use Standard Bike parts No Yes


starts at $1300 $679