AUTOPLAY 

Brompton bikes are lined up prior to the Fifth Annual Brompton U.S. Championship. (WTOPNoah Frank)
Brompton bikes are lined up prior to the Fifth Annual Brompton U.S. Championship. (WTOP/Noah Frank)
Riders line up their Bromptons before breaking them down prior to the start of the race. (WTOPNoah Frank)
Riders line up their Bromptons before breaking them down prior to the start of the race. (WTOP/Noah Frank)
Folded Bromptons await riders in rows prior to the starting gun. (WTOPNoah Frank)
Folded Bromptons await riders in rows prior to the starting gun. (WTOP/Noah Frank)
Riders cross the start finish line during one of the races 3.5 laps. (WTOPNoah Frank)
Riders cross the start finish line during one of the race's 3.5 laps. (WTOP/Noah Frank)
2014 Brompton U.S. Championship winner Travis Werts of Nashville, Tennessee fist pumps as he crosses the finish line. (WTOPNoah Frank)
2014 Brompton U.S. Championship winner Travis Werts of Nashville, Tennessee fist pumps as he crosses the finish line. (WTOP/Noah Frank)
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A sweat-soaked and exhausted Jeffrey Sykes from Manhattan finished fifth in the race, but won the folding contest in just 18 seconds. (WTOPNoah Frank)
A sweat-soaked and exhausted Jeffrey Sykes from Manhattan finished fifth in the race, but won the folding contest in just 18 seconds. (WTOP/Noah Frank)
Racers compete in the folding contest to assemble their Brompton as quickly as possible. (WTOPNoah Frank)
Racers compete in the folding contest to assemble their Brompton as quickly as possible. (WTOP/Noah Frank)
Brompton rep Ed Rae shows off his personal bike. (WTOPNoah Frank)
Brompton rep Ed Rae shows off his personal bike. (WTOP/Noah Frank)
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