Folding bike brand Brompton has teamed up with campaign/outdoor specialist Barbour for the second time to produce a new collection of jackets, t-shirts and bags, as well as a special edition Barbour bike x Brompton C Line Explore.
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Garments are designed to be worn both on and off the bike, with styles including “safety features such as reflective panels and bright colors that can be hidden when it’s time to get off and hit the pavement” , according to Brompton.
Here are the highlights of the Barbour x Brompton collection…
Barbour x Brompton Bromdale waxed jacket €399.00
Brompton says: “The iconic Barbour waxed cotton jacket is reinvented for the rides on and off your Brompton bike.
You get a detachable hood, 3M reflective details, vents and a mesh lining.
Barbour x Brompton reversible pleat quilted jacket €229.00
Brompton says: “Inspired by Barbour’s original quilted jacket first introduced in the 1970s, this bespoke design can be worn two ways in classic olive or hi-vis orange.
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It has a large patch pocket, ribbed cuffs and reflective stripes.
Barbour x Brompton C Line Explorer £1,895
This bike is Explore Brompton’s existing C line in a special Barbour edition.
It’s a 6-speed setup with an all-weather Brooks Cambium saddle—made from natural rubber and recycled materials—and Schwalbe Almotion touring tires.
The price includes Barbour bags (tote and pouch) designed to fit the bike.
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The Barbour x Brompton C Line Explore comes in a custom Amble Sands paint finish – said to be ‘inspired by the stunning stretch of shoreline near Barbour’s base in South Shields’ – with gold decals.
The range also includes T-shirts (£46.95) and several bags. The Barbour x Brompton Wax Holdall (£199), for example, is a 24-litre bag designed to fit securely in the front of a Brompton.
“It unlocks in seconds and can be taken anywhere,” Brompton says. “Made by Barbour in their sturdy and durable 10oz waxed cotton fabric, it features their distinctive classic tartan lining and a leather handle for a stylish and practical look.”