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When in Berlin... Brompton World Championships 2016

Angelina Russo #BWC016 Brompton cycling and design urban cycling

When in Berlin... Brompton World Championships 2016

As a cyclist you could visit Berlin to participate in the 10,000 strong Velothon; where you could choose one of two distances, 60 or 120km. While cycling you would pass Berlin's cultural and architectural highlights including Brandenburger Gate, Potsdamer Platz, Tempelhof Airport, Eastside-Gallery, Governmental District and Siegessäule.But, if you wanted to a decidedly more eccentric bike race, there would be no other choice but the Brompton World Championships.The Brompton folding bike is a design and engineering wonder. Designed in 1975 by Andrew Ritchie in his flat in South Kensington opposite the Brompton Oratory, the bike began its first production run in...

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