AC Atto folding bike first ride review

Joseph Delves Monday, June 24, 2019 - 13:28 A light frame rolling above light wheels makes the AC Atto superbly quick, but it's not without a few niggles £2,250 Branded as 'a performance bike that just happens to fold' the carbon fibre AC Atto takes the build of a high-end commuter and hangs it off a folding frame. Carbon rims, Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, and an oil-free Gates carbon belt drive are a world away from the parts found on some more agricultural folders. As is the combined weight, which the brand claims as 7.5kg, but we clocked at a still very respectable 8.5kg. The ride While many brands, including Brompton, use a 16-inch wheel the AC Atto rolls on larger 20-inch rims. Made of carbon fibre, spinning on high-spec Novatec hubs, and surrounded by decent width Schwalbe tyres, these ensured that my first experience of the Atto was one ...

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