Driggs 7

 
 

 
Featuring our signature double top tube, our Driggs 7 is as unique in design as it is sturdy. Equipped with fenders, a rear rack, and swept back handlebars, this stylish city bike will turn heads whether you’re running to the office or enjoying a ride to the farmers market. With a lightweight double-butted chromoly steel frame, low maintenance internally geared hub, and puncture-resistant tires, the Driggs 7 is your reliable, around town companion.
Color
Matte Black
Size
  • KEY FEATURES

     
    INTERNALLY GEARED 7-SPEED

    For super hilly areas like San Francisco & Seattle with minimal maintenance

     
    SWEPT BACK HANDLEBARS

    For an upright, retro riding position

     
    LIGHTWEIGHT FRAME

    Ultra-lightweight double-butted 4130 Chromoly frame for light, yet absorbent ride

    IN YOUR WORDS

    "I can't get over how nice this bicycle is. It is the nicest and best constructed bicycle I've seen in years."

    -William E. Lapointe

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    "A head-turning steel city-bike for the masses."

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  • FRAME
    Frame: Lightweight 4130 CrMo frame with Brooklyn Bicycle Co's signature double top-tube, rear carrier & down tube braze-ons
    Fork: Brooklyn Bicycle Co. custom steel fork with fender & front carrier braze-ons
    DRIVETRAIN
    Front Hub: Sealed-Bearing Alloy 36H
    Rear Hub: Shimano NEXUS 7-Speed internally geared
    Shifter: Shimano NEXUS Revo 7-Speed Shifter
    Pedals: Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Alloy City Pedals
    Bottom Bracket: Square-taper BSA English threaded-cartridge bottom bracket with sealed bearings
    Crank: 3-piece alloy with replaceable chain ring & integrated chain guard
    Chain: KMC Zinc- and chrome-treated to resist corrosion and rusting
    WHEELS
    Tires: Kenda Kwest 700x35 Cream Tires
    Rims: Double-Walled Alloy, 36H with CNC Machined Brake Surface
    Spokes: 14G stainless steel
    COMPONENTS
    Saddle: Selle Royal Vegan Leather Ergonomic Touring Saddle
    Seat Post: Alloy with integrated seat clamp and micro-adjust
    Handlebar: Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Custom relaxed ride alloy handlebars & 180mm alloy stem
    Headset: 1” Threaded Alloy, Semi-sealed with weather-seal ring
    Grips: Selle Royal Vegan Leather Comfort Grips
    Front & Rear Brakes: Tektro Dual-Pivot Caliper with Tektro Alloy Hand Lever
    OTHER INFORMATION
    Extras: Heavy-duty alloy center-mount kickstand
    Weight: 35 lbs

Customer Reviews

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J
J.D.
Excellent Farmers Market Cruiser.

I don't write reviews often but the bike and the company deserve it. I was looking for a new bike that was upright, fairly light, easy to pedal and had vintage styling. I live in the suburbs and have small kids so the bike mainly is used for family time and Saturday morning farmers market runs. The build quality, design and parts are all top notch for a bike in this category and price range. I did my research and it was down to the Lynus and Brooklyn Bicycle. I chose the Driggs. Ryan and Danielle spent a lot of time answering my questions and making sure I was happy. If there was an issue they fixed it. This was the biggest selling point to me and why I'm a repeat customer. Simple, provide a great product and great service.

The bike is great and I enjoy it so much I purchased my wife a Willow 3 (she got jealous of how effortlessly I was pedaling along). Of ccourse I purchased a few accessories to like a helmet, bike lights (I really like the BB set), panniers, chain gaurdframe bike lock, new seat, grips and a bell (ding!). Some of these I purchased directly from BB and if they didn't have it they helped me find it. If you're looking for this type of bike in this price range then you'll find the short list of quality providers. Great bicycle!

Thanks for sharing Jason. We are glad you're loving your Driggs and appreciate you acknowledging the efforts the team put in to ensure you had a great experience. -Ryan Zagata
C
C.L.
She's a dream!

I first have to say that Ryan at BB was so patient and helpful, I must have tested every bike in their showroom and I was still undecided. In the end I went with my gut and bought the Driggs. I swapped the seat for the Willow, which has been much more comfortable. The Driggs fulfills my criteria that it must look great and be a laid back ride for commuting. I've only had a few rides (before I shipped her to our new home in Australia) but I'm very happy with how it handled the uneven roads of Brooklyn and even in strong winds, I managed to find a comfortable speed. She also gets so many admiring looks, it pains me to attach a U-lock to her. Overall, a great valued bike that has so much charm and a perfect commuting bike for the scenic-route enthusiasts.
Thank you BB team!

Thanks so much for sharing Candace. We enjoyed working with you and hope your bike serves you well in Australia. -Ryan Zagata
T
T.Z.

Very smooth ride!

Thanks for sharing Tom. Glad you are enjoying your Driggs 3. -Ryan Zagata
W
W.C.
Not just for Brooklyn

I love this bike. It is impeccably stylish, especially my matte black. It's also a great ride. I commute regularly from Brooklyn over both Manhattan & Brooklyn Bridges to various areas in midtown. It is reliable, predictable, and very very comfortable, soaking up the insults of New York's ravaged pavements with smooth and quiet dignity. And I get to glide serenely above. It's a pleasure.

So glad you're enjoying your Driggs 3 Will. It was great having you by the showroom. -Ryan Zagata
J
J.E.
In praise of the Driggs!

Rather than have a bike shop set it up for me, I had the Brooklynoids send me the box of parts, and I would put together. Finished last night. Nice bike!
I like the way that the Driggs looks both forward (sealed bearing hubs and bottom bracket, nice Shimano Nexus 3-speed hub) and backwards (out of the 19th century double top tubes and white tires), at the same time. For the price, it is a solid value.

I did tweak it a bit. The stock handle bars were a bit too "Pee Wee Herman" for my tastes, so I put on flat bars. That somewhat sinister black thing on the handlebars is a bike light. Safety first, eh?

My other 3-speeds all have old time Sturmey/Archer AW hubs and "trigger" shifters on the handle bars, so I was a bit apprehensive per the Shimano set up. (Shimano is about a loveable as the flu.) I was totally wrong. It's great, and couldn't be easier to adjust.

Yes, it's made in China, but so's your iPhone.

So, would I recommend this bike? Without hesitation, I say yes!

Thanks for sharing John. You passed our 'mechanics' test so we were happy to give you a go at assembling. Thanks for sharing. -Ryan Zagata
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