Rediscover and enjoy the classics

Ever faster, ever lighter, ever more functional – under this formula, ever more perfect bikes are being built that weigh very little, absorb every bump, and pass every test in the wind tunnel. And with the ever more powerful e-bikes, you don‘t even have to pedal yourself anymore. But it can also be modern to look back at a cycling world where there were still no super light frames, no suspension forks, silky smooth circuits or electric motors. Rediscover and enjoy the classics. Take pleasure in the elegance of the design. Ride away from interchangeable mass production – all this is what is so fascinating about retro bikes.

Traditional manufacturers are re-launching their classics or being inspired by the past for their new production. The prices range from 500 euros for a used bike and up to 5,000 euros for a lovingly hand-crafted classic. What all these bikes have in common: To get going, you need a bit more muscle power than for the modern models, but the riding experience makes up for it. Or, as trend researcher Daniel Rettig puts it: „The riders experience the road and their environment much more intensely. These bikes just make you happy.“