The cycling industry is a monster that moves hundreds of millions of euros every year. But what bike brands are now ahead in this competitive world? In today’s article, we will review the best bicycle brands, the ones that sell the most, innovate with different creations, and have acquired immense prestige worldwide.
The best brand in the world? Debatable, you can certainly enter into that discussion. The best-known? Without a doubt. The American giant is the reference bicycle brand worldwide.
Bikes of the highest competitive level, at affordable prices and with all kinds of technological innovations have placed Trek as another reference of the cycling world.
Based in Taiwan, Merida stands out for its mountain bikes. Although it also manufactures road or triathlon bicycles, in this field where its products stand out the most.
Scott is quite a reference for quality, but also the variety of his products. One of the best bike brands that go even further: it is also a reference in the production of biking costumes.
The second Taiwanese giant in the cycling industry, another reference for the cycling industry worldwide. Products of the highest quality, which are used in the best cycling competitions on the planet.
Cube is a German company, founded in 1993, which today has almost 500 employees and is one of the references for the most potent German industry in the bicycle sector. He makes over 400,000 bicycles a year.
This French company has a little more travel: it was founded in 1946 by Gaston LA Pierre in the town of Dijon. More than 70 years later, he continues to be the leader of innovation in his country and stands out, among other things, for his spectacular descent bikes.
The Spanish representative on this list is Orbea. Sales leader in our country, it is also a benchmark among bike brands around the world.
The best mountain bike brands
Another brand, North American. Cannondale stands out for the innovation, risk, and showiness of its products, both visually and competitively.
A Swiss brand, a country with a great cycling tradition, which has teams of the highest competitive level. Little more to say about the quality of your products.
The German giant has grown vertiginously since its founding in 2002. They produce mountain bike, road or triathlon bikes, but always of the highest guarantees.
The look is a historic French brand, founded in 1951. Since then, thousands of customers have tested their products, being satisfied with the company’s demanding quality standards.
Protek is a company with little travel in our country, as they began to distribute on this side of the Spanish borders relatively recently. To talk about its quality in the mountain bike sector, suffice it to say that it is the company that Tiago Ferreira trusts, champion of Europe and the world of XCM.
A Catalan brand that, based on suitable materials and quality components at a competitive price, has managed to make a well-deserved niche in the market.
The best road bike brands
In addition to the above mentioned Ones-Specialized, Trek, Giant, or Cannondale are authentic references among road bicycle brands, as they are in mountain bike – other companies stand out for making bicycles that are a reference to ride on the asphalt at the highest speed. We introduce you to some of them.
It is a company founded in 1951 by the Italian Giovanni Pinarello. Based in Treviso (Italy), the company specializes in the manufacture of Road, Track and cyclotrons bicycles. A reference in road cycling.
Founded in 1885, it is an authentic totem in the history of road cycling. Not only because of the high quality of their bikes but also because they have formed a cycling team that, with different formats, has been present in much of the 20th Century.
Myths of the two wheels, such as Fausto Coppi, Felice Gimondi, Jan Ullrich, or Mario Cipollini, have ridden on bicycles of the Milanese brand.
Beistegui Hermanos (BH Bikes) is a cycling company based in Eibar and currently headquartered in Álava. With the permission of Orbea, it is the leading Spanish cycling company, who has not ever ridden in one of them?
Difficult to find in Spain, although they will soon be distributed like the rest of the companies, Factor is the brand of bicycles used by the AG2R team. It stands out for betting on the best materials-with a reasonable price – and for the elegant aesthetics of its products.
The German company (1993) is one of the youngest in our ranking. A credit, because entering among the best road bike brands in the world with only 25 years of life, is. Today they manufacture all types of bikes of the highest quality.
The Canadian company Cervélo is a Canadian company founded in 1995, which was born in the hyper-specialization: they manufactured time-trial bikes. Their jump to the front line came in 2002 when they became the official supplier of Team CSC, one of the most powerful of the time.
Since 1989 Argon has been engaged in the manufacture of high-quality road bikes in the city of Montreal. Equipped with the Canada national team.