Brompton C Line Explore Folding Bike with Rack - Mid

Color:Racing Green
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Unlock your commute with the supercompact Brompton C Line Explore folding bike. The mid handlebar height offers a neutral riding position, and the rear rack gives you extra carrying capacity.

  • Features

    • Folding bike with a 6-speed, 300% gearing range offers versatility for getting around town—including hills—and going farther afield
    • Neutral riding position works for commuting and fitness rides
    • All-steel frame delivers the ride quality of a full-size bike
    • Main frame features precision-drawn, heat-treated steel tubing with hand brazing and selected auto-brazed joints
    • Rear frame features hand-brazed, cold-formed, micro-alloy steel tubing
    • Front carrier block adapter fits all types of Brompton luggage (luggage not included)
    • Lock-on grips are made with a soft-compound rubber adhered to an engineered core
    • Composite seat clamp and rear frame clip
    • Included fenders with rubberized flaps cut down on road spray, keeping you and the bike drier and cleaner when the weather turns wet
    • Puncture-resistant tires with reflective sidewalls keep you moving and add visibility in low-light conditions
    • Includes tubes with Schrader valves
    • Included Brompton pump with flexible hose is compatible with Schrader and Presta valves
    • Folded size measures 25.3 x 23 x 10.6 in., making it easy to fit in a car trunk or on a bus or train
    • Handmade in London
    • Specs and images are subject to change


    This bike comes with Coast to Coast Support, which includes:
    • 1 year of free adjustments (see more below)
    • In-store bike assembly
    • Pickup in store or curbside
    • Bike experts available at 170+ bike shops
    REI Co-op Members get more:
    • Free flat tire repairs (labor only; parts not included)
    • 20% off shop services
    More about our free adjustments:
    New bikes go through a normal break-in period, after which they should be readjusted. All bicycles sold at REI include free adjustments for one year after purchase date—as many times as you need. Included: derailleur and brake adjustments, lateral wheel truing, hub and headset bearing adjustments, tire inflation and chain lubrication. Not included: replacement or installation of new components or accessories, any other services. Call your local REI Co-op Bike Shop for more information.

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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use



    Hand-brazed steel



    Bike Suspension

    No Suspension




    6061 forged aluminum crank with 50T chainring and integrated chainguard

    Bottom Bracket




    Rear Derailleur


    Rear Cogs


    Number of Gears

    6 gear(s)

    Internally Geared


    Brake Type



    Brompton Dual Pivot Calipers

    Brake Levers



    Front: double-wall rim, 28 spokes laced to a Brompton front hub; rear: double-wall rim, 28 spoke, Brompton wide-ratio 3-speed internal gear hub with 2-speed external gears (13- and 16-tooth)

    Front Hub


    Rear Hub

    Brompton BWR by Sturmey Archer

    Wheel Size

    16 inches


    Schwalbe Marathon Racer 16 x 1.35 in.

    Tire Width

    1.35 inches

    Handlebar Shape

    Riser Bar


    Brompton triple-butted 6061 aluminum with shot-peened finish


    Brompton M type

    Seat Post

    Brompton Standard


    Brompton Standard


    Brompton folding left-side pedal and nonfolding right-side pedal


    1-1/8 in. threaded




    27 pounds

    Bike Weight

    Bike weight is based on median size, as sold, or the average of two median sizes.



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