The Brompton fold

The Pedalshift Project 034: Flying with a Brompton

What’s it like flying with a Brompton? Can you really get it in the overhead of your plane? On this special edition of the Pedalshift Project, we cover 6 tips (probably a lot more really!) on how to get your folding touring bike onboard as a carryon. Flying with a Brompton is easier than you think, and it opens up a whole new world for bike touring.


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6 tips on Flying with a Brompton

#1 Telescoping seat post FTW

#2 Know your plane

#3 Know when to roll em, know how to fold em

#4 Stealth mode

#5 TSA/security + boarding tips

#6 Getting down the aisle and in the overhead

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