A beach cruiser that's more than just a beach cruiser.
The Brighton has everything you'd expect in a comfortable cruiser, plus some added bonuses that make it truly deserving of the Brooklyn name.
Great looking bike that is well built. Super fast shipping and delivery. So nice I did not have to put it together and that it was done at a local bike shop. Unfortunately I am in Maine and right now it is snowy and cold. Looking forward to Spring for some cruising!
I hadn’t ridden a bike in years and have been shopping around for a couple of months. This bike is perfect! Beautiful design and color (I got the matte coral). I took it out for my first ride today - the seat is very comfortable and it handles well. The whole buying process was so easy too - I loved being able to just pick up my bike fully assembled!
I love this bike. My husband researched a bunch and we took a gamble ordering a bike online, sight-unseen. I love it! It's so comfortable and different than other cruiser bikes. I have been riding it around our beach town and love that I am the only Brooklyn Bike on the roads. I'm sure not for long... I have it in ivory and I love the look!
I wasn’t able to get to my local shop to puck up my bike for a week after it was ready, and they said everyone coming in asked about/wanted my bike. It is beautiful, but more importantly, the most comfortable bike ride I’ve had. Brooklyn Bicycle was lovely to work with, and the bike shop also agrees.
The bike is absolutely beautiful. The paint work is excellent. It's a beautiful bike just to look at I'd go as far as to call it a work of art.
Bought my girlfriend the Brighton 7 for her birthday the build quality and attention to detail is amazing. I’ll be getting myself a Brooklyn very soon
|COLOR-MATCHED FENDERS & CHAINGUARD||SADDLE|
|3-SPEED INTERNAL GEARING||GRIPS|
|KICKSTAND INCLUDED||TIRE COLOR|
This is probably the most notable difference between our step-through models. With the Willow featuring our Swept-Back Handlebars. This means a much more upright (European-style) riding position (think sitting in a chair) that is well suited for leisurely riding.
The Franklin models feature our Relaxed Ride Handlebars, which are slightly more aggressive and ideal for both commuting and leisurely weekend rides.
The Willow comes with cream tires, whereas the Franklin sports black tires. Do note that regardless of color, all our tires offer an added layer of puncture resistance.
The Willow is our premium model and includes a rear carrier, as well as an upgraded sprung saddle and grip set from Selle Royal’s Royalgel™ line.
The Franklin features Selle Royal Vegan Leather saddle and grips. Please note that this bike does not come with a rear carrier. If you would like to purchase a rear carrier for this model, you will need a 26” carrier for the S/M Franklin and a 700C carrier for the Large Franklin model.
Both models come with color matched fenders and chainguard, as well as a kickstand.
4. RUST-PROHIBITIVE COATING & GEARING
As our signature model, the Willow has a few additional premium features including a rust-prohibitive coating on the chain and internal gearing resulting in less maintenance and more riding.
5. FRAME MATERIALS
On a more technical note – the geometry on both frames is identical, however the Franklin and Willow models are made from different materials. Are you currently thinking “WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?! I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT BIKES!!”? Do not fret – we totally get it! Take a breath and read on…
The Willow frame is made with double-butted 4130 Chromoly Steel. We use a stronger grade of steel, which allows us to use thinner tubing resulting in a lighter frame.
The Franklin frame is crafted with specially engineered high-tensile steel. What does this mean? We are able to offer a similar bike of a more moderate price point. Our Franklin model is the most economical step-through model in our portfolio of bikes (as well as a team favorite)!
Don’t forget: All of our bikes include Free Shipping & Professional Assembly.