Bedford 7

 
 

 
Our essential commuter bike, the Bedford 7 is a fan favorite for getting around town without working up a sweat. Simple and utilitarian, the Bedford 7 beckons riders to hop on and go. The combination of a classic diamond frame accented by vegan leather saddle and grips, makes for our most sleek city bike. With 7 gears and puncture-resistant tires allowing you to conquer varied terrain, this bike is as versatile as it is handsome. 
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  • KEY FEATURES

     
    SHIMANO ACERA 7 SPEED DRIVETRAIN WITH MEGARANGE FREEWHEEL

    For reliability & easy climbing in super hilly areas like San Francisco & Seattle

     
    DURABLE STEEL FRAME & COMPONENTS

    For a smooth long-lasting ride on unpredictable urban terrain

     
    PUNCTURE RESISTANT TIRES

    For all-terrain no worry riding

    IN YOUR WORDS

    "I recently moved to Nashville and was looking for a daily commuter. This bike is beautiful, rides great, and is amazing value."

    -PHIL

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    The skinny tubes of Bedford's frame lend a supple, lively feel to the ride while neutral comfortable geometry provides a nice balance of swiftness and stability.

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  • FRAME
    Frame: Lightweight Steel frame, rear carrier & down tube braze-ons
    Fork: Brooklyn Bicycle Co. custom steel; front carrier braze-ons
    DRIVETRAIN
    Front Hub: Sealed-Bearing Alloy 32H
    Rear Hub: Sealed-Bearing Alloy 32H
    Shifter: Shimano Revo 7-Speed Shifter
    Derailleur: Shimano Acera with Megarange Freewheel
    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 Heavy Duty
    WHEELS
    Tires: Puncture-resistant 700x32 Tires
    Rims: Double-Walled Alloy, 32H 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: 26-31 lbs
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Customer Reviews

Based on 66 reviews
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D.A.
Bedford 7 is Amazing

It's such a great bike to get you from anywhere! From Downtown to the Rockaways! Its super fast and sleek, and I get compliments everywhere I go. It switches between gears with ease, and it was such a great investment! I love this bike! People have stopped me asking abut the bike, and I always recommend they head into the showroom and talk to Ryan! Best bike and experience I have had for a long time!

Thanks for sharing Didi and thanks for visiting our Brooklyn Showroom. We LOVE having visitors. Glad you're enjoying your Bedford 7. -Ryan Zagata
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B.A.
Amazing bike!

This bike covered all the bases for me: smooth ride, beautiful aesthetically and great customer service. Riding it is fantastic, and the 3 gears are perfect for casual Brooklyn cycling. I visited the showroom prior to purchasing and the staff was fantastic and answered all my questions. Would highly recommend!

Thanks for sharing Brittany. Thrilled you're enjoying your Bedford 3 and we're flattered that you've referred your partner to us as well. -Ryan Zagata
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R.L.
Great Ride

I've had the bike for just under 3 months now, and have put 5+ miles on it every day. Very comfortable ride with a great aesthetic as well. I've had to reach out to Brooklyn Bicycle Co for help with spare parts and accessory compatibility, and they went above and beyond to help me with what I needed, and even followed up to make sure it was resolved.

It's gotten a lot of compliments as well; I was at the bike shop the other day to get my chain cleaned, and another customer tried to find a price on my bike to buy it once they'd finished working on it.

Thanks so much for sharing Ryan. We're thrilled you're enjoying your Bedford 7. We are also appreciative that you came back to us for guidance with accessories. -Ryan Zagata
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E.S.
Nice ride but...

It is a smooth ride, definitely is a commuter cruiser which is fine. I bought it about a year ago and I just noticed that both of the rear rack eyelets popped off. So that stinks, kinda bad craftmanship if you ask me. I am a pothole dodger so not sure what made the eyelets pop off. Too bad.

Erik - we're glad you're enjoying the ride but even the one star you gave us seems generous given the failure of the braze-ons. We have reached out to you privately to get you sorted. Your bike was from a previous supplier and we've subsequently moved to a new factory with much improved QA processes. You can see more about them on 'Our Factory' page. Thanks again for sharing this feedback. -Ryan Zagata
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J.F.
Fantastic Bike

I am amazed at the performance of this bike. I was expecting good, but got great! This is the best riding steel frame bike I’ve ever thrown a leg over.

John - thanks so much for sharing and we're glad the Bedford 7 is exceeding your expectations. -Ryan Zagata
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