Guess who's back, back again... BROMPTON SERVICING!

kj92

Well-Known Member
Good morning / afternoon / evening readers 😊

So, I'm back with my 2019 B75 Brompton, and need to give it a lil TLC before I jump back onto it (hoping it'll be by the weekend)

I neeD to buy the following - wheres the best to buy?
- the sticker which protects the frame from the chain (is there a reel of tape I can use for this? I swear there is...
- Brompton decal

Thanks!
 

Ajax Bay

Guru
Location
East Devon
'Helicopter tape'.
Edit (copied from link): "Abrasion Resistance Polyurethane is also known as Helicopter Tape (or Heli Tape). While it is used to protect helicopter blades, 3M™ Helicopter Tape is a fast and exact way to provide protection from grit, stones and scratches."
 
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cougie uk

Über Member
I've had a strip of insulation tape on my winter bike for god knows how many years. Works just as well but obviously not clear. Also works as rim tape.
 

Ajax Bay

Guru
Location
East Devon
I have used similar. It's transparent (so aesthetically acceptable) and once stuck it has stayed stuck (obvious advice to get surface properly clean).
 

Sterlo

Early Retirement Planning
Location
East Yorkshire
Do you ride on a night much? I've used 3M reflective tape on my bike as a protector tape and added reflectivity/safety. You can buy it from Amazon/Ebay in a few colours (a bought black to match the bike), but make sure you buy 3M, the copies are garbage.
 

mitchibob

Senior Member
Location
London, UK
The brompton decals were the first thing I removed from my bikes. For one, they looked wrong on the matt black finish, plus, don't need the sticker to show they're bromptons (and I preferred the dragons, which should've been option while they were painted in Wales)
 
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