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Downtown 8+ Step-through

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Classic looks with modern features

The Downtown series blends the striking looks of classic French city-bikes with modern features. Models use lightweight chromoly-steel frames in both step-over or step-through frames for ease of use with multiple colorways available on select models. Quality components like smooth-rolling 700c tires with puncture protection, full-coverage fenders and a rear rack help make daily rides convenient; while polished accents, plush saddles with stitching and timeless color combinations make ensure that wherever you go you'll arrive in style and comfort. Available with wide-range 24-speed Shimano drivetrains to tackle any hill or with low-maintenance internal-gear rear hubs for trouble-free commuting to work or school.

Key Features
  • Breezer chromoly step-through steel frame
  • Fenders and rear rack
  • Shimano 8-speed Nexus internal hub
  • Battery-free dynamo light system

Rear Cargo Rack

Rear Cargo Rack: An elegant way for bringing your favorite things with you. Select models include lightweight and sturdy rear cargo racks with optional spring clamps. Perfect for adding a cargo bag or basket for carrying goodies from the market or a change of clothes for riding into school,work or a weekend camping trip. 

Dynamo Lighting

Illuminate your riding! Smartly-equipped bikes with the “+” designation come with lights and integrated dynamo hub for generating power to help you see at night and help other riders and drivers see you during the day. Never have to worry about replacing or recharging batteries; all you need to do is pedal and the generator does the rest!    

Breezer Steel

Breezer Steel 4130 CroMo: The material Joe started with, and still the staple material that most Breezer bikes are constructed from.  Chromoly tubing has earned its place in cycling’s list of top-rated materials as it offers incredible strength-to-weight properties, up to 5 times the fatigue & tensile strength of 6061-Aluminum, while also offering excellent ride quality characteristics. Add to this the ability to repair the material after welding and you can understand why adventure riders have trusted this material most to safely carry them around the world for decades. Learn More

Internally-geared Hubs

Experienced commuters have a secret for trouble-free riding day after day: Internal-gear hubs! Out of sight and out of mind, Internal-Gear(IG) hubs offer you a wide range of gears for tackling hilly terrain like a derailleur, but offer many benefits for city riders like ease of maintenance and the ability to shift while at a stop. And because all of the moving parts are concealed there’s minimal chance of anything getting damaged in the case of your bike getting banged up at the bike rack. Just get on and go!


Downtown 8+ Step-through

  • Breezer chromoly-steel frame
  • Shimano Nexus-8 internally-geared hub
  • Dynamo hub & light system
  • Rear rack & fenders

Technical Specifications

Sizes S (46 cm), M (50 cm), L (54 cm)
Color(s) Gloss black w/ cream
Frame Breezer chromoly steel, single water bottle mount
Fork Breezer chromoly
Crankset Forged 3-piece aluminum, 36T
Bottom Bracket VP-BC73C cartridge-style
Pedals VP, polished aluminum body, chromoly axle
Front Derailleur N/A
Rear Derailleur N/A
Shifters Shimano Nexus 8 Revo-Shift, 8-speed
Cassette Shimano, 18T
Chain KMC
Wheelset Shimano 6V/3W Dynamo front / Nexus 8 rear 36H hubs, Vera DPM16 aluminum double-wall GSW rims
Tires Vera Citywide, 700 x 35c w/ Puncture Protection, reflective sidewall
Brakeset Breezer aluminum linear pull, stainless hardware
Brake Levers Aluminum, 4-finger ergonomic
Headset FSA , 1 1/8", threaded
Handlebar Breezer North Road Aluminum, 25.4, 26mm rise, 590mm wide, 33 degree sweep
Stem Breezer Aluminum, 25.4, quill-style
Grips Breezer Perforated Comfort
Saddle Breezer Comfort
Seatpost Breezer Aluminum, 27.2mm
Fenders Buchel Retro Sport for Dynamo, w/ standlight
Headlight Buchel Retro Sport for Dynamo, w/Standlight
Taillight na
Rear Carrier Breezer tubular aluminum w/ spring clip
Accessories chainguard, kickstand, bell
Weight 35.83lb/16.29kg


Downtown 8+ Step-through
Size S M L
Bike Size 46 cm 50 cm 54 cm
A Seat Tube, Center to Top 460 500 540
C Top Tube, Effective 575 580 590
D Head Tube Length 140 155 170
E Seat Tube Angle 73° 72.5° 72.5°
G Head Tube Angle 71° 71.5° 71.5°
H Chainstay Length 457 457 457
I Wheelbase 1063.1 1061.6 1072.7
J Bottom Bracket Drop 75 75 75
K Fork Offset 45 45 45
O Standover 699.4 716.6 732.5
Stem 80 80 100
Handlebar Width 570 570 570
Crank 170 170 170
Wheel Size 700c 700c 700c
Seat Post Diameter 27.2 27.2 27.2


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