To address a few questions, I have a set of Ergon grips on the one bike.  
It had to be trimmed and I bought it used that way.  The grip feels nice.  
On the other I removed the original grips from the start and put on Oury 
grips.  Like them too.  I replaced the saddles and put on Brooks B-17s.  As 
far as lights I have various rechargeable lights that I attach when 
needed.  I just move these lights among my other bikes and the Brompton is 
no different.  I bought a zippered cover bag (can be found on eBay) just 
for storage and when I put it in the car just to keep things neat and tidy.
I love my Bromptons and actually enjoy the ride.

On Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 10:14:41 AM UTC-5, stevew wrote:

> Hi all,
> A few thoughts on lights - We bought my wife's Brompton off Craigslist 
> with the Shimano dyno-hub/light setup.  It works great for her and does not 
> interfere with the fold.  I think dyno-hubs are a great way to go, and have 
> one on my Ram that I use for brevets, so I would recommend it for a 
> Brompton if you ride at night and are OK with the extra cost.
> However, we bought my Brompton new, but I didn't want to pay the 
> additional cost for the dyno-hub setup.  I use the bike for commuting and 
> getting around town, so battery lights are fine for that.  For the front 
> light I got a Busch and Muller IXON Core IQ2 
> <>.
> It's a fantastic light that I mount to the handlebars.  It doesn't 
> interfere with the fold and comes off easily if I need to remove it for any 
> reason.  The taillight took a little trail and error, though.
> At first, I attached a Planet Bike Superflash 
> <>
> to the rear part of the rail on a Brooks saddle.  This worked OK, but due 
> to the narrow width of the rail I could never get the clamp to be tight 
> enough so that the light stay upright as I bounced along the road.  Next, I 
> bought a Busch and Muller DTopLight XS 
> <>
> that I mounted to the reflector mount that sits right above the rear 
> fender.  This is pretty much the same light (battery version) that is on my 
> wife's Brompton, and was mounted in the same place.  This was not a great 
> solution because on this light, the release to open it to replace the 
> batteries is located on the underside of the light, which is hard to access 
> due to it practically touching the fender.  Trying to open the light, I 
> ended up breaking the little tabs that hold the whole thing together, so 
> that it started coming apart as I again bounced along the road.
> Finally, I took the Cateye LD610 
> <>
> from my Ram and mounted it to the reflector mount using a CatEye Rear 
> Rack Bracket 
> <>.  
> This works perfectly.  
> One pretty big consideration when thinking about attaching a rear light to 
> the mount that sits above the fender is to make sure that it is not too 
> tall.  This is because when the bike is folded, the fender and light mount 
> are upside down, and are very close to the ground.  If the light is too 
> tall, the bike will then rest on the light, instead of the little wheel on 
> the rear fender, and the Eazy Wheels.  Does that make sense?
> Bromptons are great bikes.  Get one.  You need it.  You know you do.
> Steve

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