One of the biggest/oldest Dutch bike brands.
City of origin Dieren
Founders Willem Kölling and Rudolf Arentsen
Behind the scenes
When Dieren-based postal manager, Willem Kölling, decided to go into the bicycle trade in 1892 everyone thought he was crazy. However, he was one of the very first to see the possibilities of this new mode of transport. He started out very cautiously and ordered, all told, one solitary bicycle in England. Strong trade growth soon led him into partnership with smith Rudolf Arentsen.
Today brand employs around 350 employees at its factory in Dieren producing more than 275,000 bicycles a year. Gazelle is market leader in the Netherlands. It even has the Royal title, which was awarded by Princess Margriet on the occasion of the centenary celebrations in 1992.
Where to buy
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