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  • Brompton C Line Explore 6 Speed Folding Bike with Mid Handlebar - Fire Coral
  • Brompton C Line Explore 6 Speed Folding Bike with Mid Handlebar - Fire Coral Front Frame Detail
  • Brompton C Line Explore 6 Speed Folding Bike with Mid Handlebar - Fire Coral Frame Detail
  • Brompton C Line Explore 6 Speed Folding Bike with Mid Handlebar - Fire Coral Folded
  • Brompton C Line Explore 6 Speed Folding Bike with Mid Handlebar - Fire Coral Partly Folded
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  • Brompton C Line Explore 6 Speed Folding Bike with Mid Handlebar - Fire Coral Rear Triangle
  • Brompton C Line Explore 6 Speed Folding Bike with Mid Handlebar - Racing Green
  • Brompton C Line Explore 6 Speed Folding Bike with Mid Handlebar - Cloud Blue Side Profile
  • Brompton C Line Explore 6 Speed Folding Bike with Mid Handlebar - Piccadilly Blue Partly Folded
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  • Brompton C Line Explore 6 Speed Folding Bike with Mid Handlebar - Fire Coral Frame Detail
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  • Brompton C Line Explore 6 Speed Folding Bike in Fire Coral with Mid Height Handlebar, Brompton Rear Rack and Telescopic Seatpost Travel Friendly
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BROMPTON

C LINE EXPLORE - MID HANDLEBAR - NO RACK - FIRE CORAL

$1,740.00

COLOUR

FIRE CORAL

RACK

SEATPOST

Quantity

We currently have 1 in stock.

The Brompton C Line Explore Mid folding bike is the classic All-Steel Folding Brompton people have known and loved for years! Original design refined for modern cities. It’s the most customizable bike in Brompton's lineup and the chromoly steel frame is finished in feisty Fire Coral. 

The Brompton Explore model is geared up to go further. It uses the 3-speed Sturmey Archer BWR hub combined with a 2-speed shifter for a combined 6 speeds. The wider gear ratio is designed to get you up the steepest hills and speeding along the flat open roads. Schwalbe Marathon tires provide puncture-proof reliability (not to be confused with the cheaper Marathon Racer tire) and a Front Carrier Block lets you customize your bike with a wide range of Brompton bags. This model is our most popular due to its adaptability and is a favourite of world travellers.

This bike uses the Mid Handlebar which is Brompton’s bestseller and the sweet spot for short riders seeking an upright ride or average-height riders wanting a bike that is both efficient and comfortable. Fenders keep you and your bike looking presentable and make entry to shops, museums, and theatres a lot easier as a result. The bike is fitted with either Standard, Extended or Telescopic seatposts depending on your height, and comes standard with the Brompton Wide saddle which suits this handlebar the best.

An optional aluminum rear rack makes the bike considerably more stable when folded and much easier to roll when using it in “rolling transport mode”. It also allows you to carry extra luggage on the back while touring, or if you need to haul something too large to fit in a front bag

  • Questions? Book a consultation with a Brompton expert, or read our 2022 Brompton Buyer's Guide blog post
  • Brompton C Line Explore (Previously known as the Brompton M6L)
  • Frame, Rear Frame, Fork and Stem all painted in Fire Coral
  • Mid Handlebar - Sweet-spot for shorter riders who want to sit upright or average-height riders who want a bike that is both efficient yet comfortable 
  • Explore 6 Speed Standard Gearing (33-100 Gear Inches) - Never get stuck without the right gear - This can be changed to -12% or +8% at no extra charge
  • Schwalbe Marathon Tires - Pretty much puncture proof
  • Integrated Trigger Shifter with Gear Display Window
  • Front and Rear Fenders - Keep you clean and dry whatever the weather
  • Front Carrier Block (FCB) - For mounting Brompton bags 
  • Brompton Wide saddle
  • Weight: 26.57 lbs
  • ADD: Front Bags & Covers
  • PRICE MATCH GUARANTEE
BROMPTON C LINE EXPLORE - MID HANDLEBAR - MARATHON TIRES
FRAME

Main Frame: Precision drawn heat-treated steel tubing, full ED coated, Hand-brazed in England

Rear Triangle: Cold formed micro-alloy steel tubing, full ED coated, Hand brazed in England

FORK Chromoly steel, full ED coated, Hand-brazed in England
HEADSET Brompton Steel - Silver
STEM Brompton Mid Stem - Precision drawn heat-treated steel tubing, full ED coated, Hand-brazed in England
HANDLEBAR Brompton Mid Handlebar (Moderate Riding Position) - Silver - Triple butted aluminum with shot-peened finish
GRIPS Brompton Lock-On, with soft-compound rubber adhered to engineered core - Black
SEATPOST Brompton Steel Standard, Extended or Telescopic - Silver
SEAT Brompton Wide with built in handle and rear light mount
BRAKES Brompton Dual Pivot Caliper - Black
BRAKE LEVERS Brompton with Integrated Bell and Shifters - Silver/Black
SHIFTERS Brompton Integrated Gear Trigger (L+R) - 6 speed
R. DERAILLEUR Brompton Chain Tensioner
FRONT HUB Brompton Alloy - 28h - Silver 
REAR HUB Brompton/Sturmey Archer BWR (Brompton Wide Range) 3spd Hub - Silver
SPOKES Stainless Steel Straight Gauge - Silver
RIMS Brompton Alloy, Double Walled - Silver with Machined Braking Surface
TIRES Schwalbe Marathon 
BOTTOM BRACKET Cartridge 119mm JIS
CRANKS Brompton 5-bolt - 50T - Silver
COG-SET Brompton 13/16T
PEDALS Brompton (left hand folds) - Silver
RACK Optional - Aluminum, 24lb weight limit
FENDERS Brompton Chromoplastic - Silver with rubberized flap
SUSPENSION Rubber Elastomer - Firm
WEIGHT 26.57 lbs
FOLDED SIZE 645mm (H) x 585mm (W) x 270mm (D) (25.3" x 23" x 10.6")
EXTRAS

Lezyne Pump included - with flexible hose compatible with Schrader and Presta valves

Front Carrier Block (FCB) included

BROMPTON C LINE EXPLORE - MID HANDLEBAR - MARATHON TIRES FROM TO

Standard Seatpost

5' 2" 5' 11"

Extended and Telescopic Seatpost

5' 10" 6' 4"
A BIT ABOUT BROMPTON: If you were to walk into the store and look at a Brompton we would say there are three things you should look for in a folding bike. All of them are fairly obvious. One, the bike should ride well - and, on a small wheeled bike that's tricky because there's a fine line between maneuverability (which is a virtue) and twitchiness (which is a vice). Two, the bike should fold well - otherwise you're blood pressure will rise and you'll curse the day you bought it. Third, it should be transportable, or highly storable - because that's the whole point, right?

Brompton is the only company we've seen that answers all three criteria - and believe us, we've tried every brand out there. The reason others can't compete is because Brompton has answered a fundamental engineering problem. If a bike is going to unfold to a large footprint (which takes the twitch out) then it is unfolding to a bigger bike - and by all logic, a bigger bike unfolded would be a bigger bike folded. So, it's pretty much true that for most folding bikes they either have great rideability but poor transportability or vice versa. And nearly all of them are a mess to fold.

Not Brompton. Brompton has designed the Platonic form of all folding bikes. The bike folds to the smallest size on the market, unfolds in a highly precise and easy manner, and has the same axle-to-axle footprint as a hybrid bike. How did they do this? By not only designing a clever frame, but also designing some 1200 proprietary parts that make everything fit - and fit perfectly. Oh, and nearly all of this is made in England. No wonder this bike has a cult following.

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