2023 February 18 Tech of the Week – 1 We have loads of new stuff to tell you about this week from the likes of Cube, Ritchey, and Silca, but we’re starting off with a very cool collaboration between Brompton and CHPT3… Is this the coolest Brompton yet? Stripped-back CHPT3 collaboration weighs 9.5kg
Brompton has teamed up with CHPT3 for a fourth collaboration, taking the well-respected P Line model and giving it a stripped-back look and some special features. Brompton and CHPT3, led by ex-pro racer cyclist David Millar, teamed up previously in 2018, 2019, and 2020. “The latest bike features selected proven performance modifications such as titanium forks and rear triangle, assembled for speed without loss of comfort,” says Brompton.
You get a titanium rear frame and fork on a regular Brompton P Line too. 2023 Brompton x CHPT3 4th Edition – 5.jpeg “The bike’s stripped-back look without mudguards or front luggage is finished off with lightweight inner tubes, a low profile handlebar, ride anywhere 4-speed gearing, Black Edition finishing kit, and a limited-edition Frame Pouch Bag as standard,” says Brompton.
That Frame Pouch Bag looks about the size of a small saddle bag, handy for squirrelling away a multi-tool, spare tube, and so on.
The Brompton x CHPT3 4th Edition wins more cool points with a short-nosed Fizik Terra Argo X5 gravel-specific (link is external) , designed to absorb vibration, and tan-walled Schwalbe One tyres. The complete bike is said to come in at 9.5kg, about 500g lighter than a […]
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