Top 10 Cycle Brands in India

Cycle was invented as mode of transport in 19th century at Europe. Bi-cycle has two wheels so name Bi-Cycle derived from Bi means two and Cycle means a circle.

India is the second largest bicycle manufacturer in world after the China. Most of the bicycles are exported to African countries and other developed nations.

Today bicycles are available in different varieties for Adults, Ladies, Kids, Montain Bikers, Fitness, Roadies, BMX and Tourers. The most popular brands in India are BSA, Atlas and Hero Cycles.

Earlier the stylish brands of cycle were available as low as Rs 5000 but now the prices are raised due to the new imported bicycles in market.

The best selling new cycles in market are

  • Hercules Roadeo A-300
  • Firefox Colorado
  • Trek Skye
  • BSA Mach 22
  • Hercules Roadeo A-100
  • Cannondale BAD BOY FAT

Top 10 Cycle Brands in India

Here are some of the Top 10 local and imported brands of cycle in India.

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1. Hero Cycles: Hero cycles were established in year 1956 and have their headquarters in Ludhiana, Punjab. Hero Cycles were started by Munjal Brothers. They have a record in Guinness Books of World Record as the largest manufacturer of bicycle in word in year 1986. They launched new bi-cycle named HERO SPRINT in year 2013.

At present they have below brands available in the market:

  • Jet
  • Royal
  • Street Racer
  • Terrain
  • Ranger Max
  • Rapid Team
  • Escape
  • Cyclone
  • Buzz
  • Hero X-Sport
  • Octane Spear
  • Cross Road
  • Stitch
  • Astra
  • Xcello Integra
  • Nitro Integra
  • RazorBack
  • Fab
  • Revel

2. BSA Cycles: BSA cycles were introduced in UK and were launched in India in year 1975. In 1994 they launched Ladybird cycle for young girls to promote cycling in girls.

At present they have below brands available in the market:

  • Champ
  • LadyBird
  • Photon
  • Mach
  • Tandem
  • Diana
  • Go Biking
  • Foldman

3. Hercules Cycles: Hercules cycles were established in year 1910 at Aston in England. Hercules Cycles were introduced in India in year 1951 and now they are part of TI Cycles. Hercules cycles were the first to introduce Top Gear & Turbo Drive mountain cycles in India.

At present they have below brands available in the market:

  • Rebellio
  • Fusion
  • Atom
  • Arrow
  • Terminator
  • Streetrider
  • Blazer
  • AXN
  • Hivolt
  • New Hercules
  • Ryders
  • CMX Thunderbolt
  • Matrix
  • Thriller
  • Sparx
  • Roadeo
  • CSK Bike
  • Monster

4. Atlas Cycles: Atlas cycles were established in year 1951 in north India at Sonepat by Shri Janki Das Kapur. They were the first to introduce racing bicycles in India in year 1978. Atlas Cycles are the largest manufacturer of bicycles in the world.

At present they have below brands available in the market:

  • Campus
  • Divine
  • Dove
  • Columbus
  • Femina
  • Duroshox
  • Frenzy
  • Stealth Series
  • Nucleus
  • Moonraker Speed
  • Scud Shox
  • Sharpshooter
  • Stinger
  • Cameo
  • Xena
  • Carcorde
  • Goldline
  • Gold Star
  • Commando
  • Boomer
  • Bliss
  • Supreme
  • Butterfly
  • Sniffer
  • Getz
  • Stout
  • Xena

5. Firefox Cycles: Firefox cycles were launched in India in year 2004 and in year 2005 they imported 30 bike models in Indian market. They also promoted cycling in India by conducting events like MTB events, BMX competitions, Road and Track Nationals & Firefox MTB challenge.

At present they have below brands available in the market:

  • Kompac
  • Colorado
  • Warrior
  • Nitro
  • Bad Attitude
  • Cyclone
  • Toxin
  • Target
  • Viper
  • Tempest
  • Fusion
  • Breeze
  • Wahood
  • Tailwind
  • Marlin
  • Roadpro
  • Road Runner
  • Sweetie
  • Alfa
  • Demon
  • Destiny
  • MTV

6: Cannondale Cycles: Cannondale Cycles are international brand cycles and are popular in European countries. They have collection of racers, engineers, riders, innovators and bike nuts.

At present they have below brands available in the market:

  • Trail
  • Quick
  • CAAD8

7. Bianchi Cycles: Bianchi Cycles was started in year 1885 almost more than 125 years of history. Bianchi Cycles are one of the leading brands in international market.

At present they have below brands available in the market:

  • Spillo Rubino
  • Impluso
  • Nirone

8. La Sovereign Cycles: La Sovereign Cycles is the first company in India to have joint venture in between Thailand & Indian Based Company to market stylish and superior quality bicycles. They have wide range of mountain, BMX, MTB, Kids cycles, geared cycles and road cycles.

At present they have below brands available in the market:

  • Spider
  • Alfa
  • Dare
  • Ozone
  • Spark
  • Nicco Cruiser
  • Spear
  • City Ride
  • Lucky Cruiser
  • Lady Hannah
  • Karbon
  • Force
  • Chopper
  • Cross Track
  • Black Line
  • Red Line Urbano
  • Skylight
  • Spectrum
  • Elite
  • Pinky Girl

9. Trek Cycles: Trek cycles are also the biggest manufacturer of bicycles in the world. In India Firefox are the imported of the Trek Cycles.

At present they have below brands available in the market:

  • Road Bike
  • Trek 4300 D
  • 4500 D
  • 6000 D
  • 3700 D
  • 3500
  • 3700

10. Moongoose Cycles: Moongoose cycles were founded in year 1974 and have their headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. They provide wide range of Mountain, BMX and pavement Bikes.

At present they have below brands available in the market:

  • Tyax Sports
  • Tyax Comp
  • Tyax Expert
  • Scan R10

1 Comment

  1. Shiva kumar on September 23, 2014 at 10:07 am

    Indians are second largest manufacture of bicycles ,but nowadays its use within in India is less,mostly they are exported to foreign countries.

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