Lorimer

 
 

 
One of our most versatile commuter bikes, the Lorimer features a wide gearing range and puncture-resistant tires for all-day and all-terrain riding, but don’t let this sleek hybrid bike fool you: It’s just as ideal for commuting and running errands as it is for working up a sweat on city streets or bike paths. The ultra-lightweight, double-butted chromoly steel frame delivers a light and smooth ride everywhere life takes you. While similar in design to its sibling the Roebling, the Lorimer sets itself apart with a more compact cockpit and wider saddle. 
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  • KEY FEATURES

     
    24 SPEED SHIMANO ACERA DRIVETRAIN

    For all-day, all-incline riding

     
    ULTRA-LIGHTWEIGHT DOUBLE-BUTTED CRMO FRAME

    For a ride so light and nimble, you’ll forget your riding at all

     
    Premium sealed bearing hubs

    For wheels that roll forever and ever and ever…well you get the deal

    IN YOUR WORDS

    "The bike handles wonderfully, light and nimble, and is very comfortable to ride. I am having so much fun on it that I am starting to commute to work by bike, which I had never done before."

    -A. WALSH

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    The Lorimer from Brooklyn Bicycle Co. - Engineered specifically for a woman's anatomy - will have the fitness-inspired mom tooling around in style.

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  • FRAME
    Frame: Lightweight Double-Butted 4130 CrMO Hybrid Frame with fender/rack mount eyelets
    Fork: Brooklyn Bicycle Co. custom steel fork with fender & front carrier eyelets
    DRIVETRAIN
    Front Hub: Sealed-Bearing Alloy 32H
    Rear Hub: Sealed-Bearing Alloy 32H
    Shifter: Shimano EZ Fire Plus with Integrated Brake Lever
    Derailleur: Shimano Acera
    Pedals: Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Alloy Urban Pedals
    Bottom Bracket: Square-taper BSA English threaded-cartridge bottom bracket with sealed bearings
    Crank: Triple with protective chainring guard
    Chain: KMC 8 Speed Chain
    WHEELS
    Tires: Puncture-resistant 700x32 Tires
    Rims: Double-Walled Alloy, 32H with CNC Machined Brake Surface
    Spokes: 14G stainless steel
    COMPONENTS
    Saddle: Selle Royal Ergo Comfort Saddle
    Seat Post: Alloy with integrated seat clamp and micro-adjust
    Handlebar: Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Custom Urban Flat Bar
    Headset: 1 1/8" SlimStack with Alloy Top Cap
    Grips: Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Double Density Ergo Comfort Grips with End Plug
    Front & Rear Brakes: Tektro alloy linear-pull brakes with front power modulator and Shimano brake levers
    OTHER INFORMATION
    Extras: Eyelets and rack mounts for easy install of bottle cage, carrier and fenders
    Weight: 28-30 lbs
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Customer Reviews

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J.W.
I love it, so do strangers!

I’ve received many compliments on the bike, a few of my friends took it for a spin. Everyone loves it! Took some getting used to with the thinner tires, used to Mtn. Bike tires.

Thanks so much for sharing Jennifer. We're thrilled you're enjoying your Lorimer. -Ryan Zagata
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C.
Nice but disappointed on the logo

I was super excited to receive this bike but it is not identical to the one shown online which is very disappointing because you would think for the price you pay, they would sell you what the website promises. I think the website should be more specific on what you should expect to get if they went under a logo change that is fine but I would have liked to receive the one with the new logo instead I got one that says “BK Lorimer” They also had to switch my bike because they had sold out of the 14/s one, but the website again did not indicate that so I’m pretty disappointed in the small details which I believe are still very important for any paying customer.

Cindy - thanks so much for sharing your feedback. We have emailed you separately. While it is apparent from our emails that you are functionally happy with the bike, we understand your disappointment that the branding on the bike was not identical to the photos. As we had shared, the bike is is functionally identical from a component perspective, we did adjust our branding several months ago and not all models/sizes have seen that new branding work its way into our inventory yet which seems to be the case here. Thanks again for sharing. -Ryan Zagata
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K.K.
Perfect Bike

I bought a lorimer about a month ago I researched a number of bike companies and needed something that would fit me. Fit was my primary need. I had serious injuries to both my lower extremities. I cannot run at all and even walking is difficult. Ryan Zaqata helped me choose a bike. He has no idea the impact me new bike has had on my life.

When I ride, I am like everyone else including the joggers. I ride hard and I ride strong. I love my bike!!!!!!!!!

Thanks so much for sharing Karen and thank YOU for giving us the opportunity to get you on the right bike. I am glad everything worked out as planned. -Ryan Zagata
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J.L.B.
All I Ever Wanted

This bike is perfect! I love the look and the easy ride, especially as in getting more seasoned from not riding for a long while. I'm really short, and it was a struggle to find a bike that was in a height rager to accommodate my petite 5'0 frame, and there Lorimer was a success! Not only is the bike beautiful, but the customer service from Lorimer was outstanding. Quick to respond, as well as honest! When I ordered pieces with my bike that didn't fit unknowingly, they emailed me to let me know and to give me the right size on what they could and refunds on what they couldn't. Brooklyn, you have a customer for life now!

Thanks so much for sharing Jamie. We are glad you are enjoying new your new hybrid bike. -Ryan Zagata
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A.C.
Alex

SUCH A SEAMLESS PROCESS.

I love my Brooklyn Bicycle just as much as I love the company and how responsive and wonderful they are. When i was unable to purchase the Franklin because it was out of stock in my color/size preference I opted for the Lorimer. I was helped by countless people to make sure it was the right fit for me. They had it put together at my local store and I just picked it up and rode off on my new bike!

I love how lightweight and compact this bike is. I was originally looking for the upright posture of the Franklin, but I have gotten used to the sportier position that is offered by the Lorimer. It has so many speeds and seemlessly switches between speeds when I’m riding.

I was really set on having the walnut handles and saddle so I ordered those seperately and they were put on when my bike was being built.

I do wish they kept the logo on the bike like you see in the pics! The bike says “BK LORIMER” instead of “BROOKLYN”on it. Silly, but I’d really rather it have the logo on it, so that was disappointing to realize when I got it.

I am thrilled with my purchase and already convincing my friends to buy from BBC.

THANK YOU!

Thanks so much for sharing your feedback and acknowledging the teams efforts Alexandra. We went through a branding refresh earlier in the year and there are still a few bikes out there with the prior branding but all else is the same. Enjoy! -Ryan Zagata
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