HISTORY

Bi PEUGEOT big bike

1886

Mass production of Penny farthings, characterised by a 1.36m front wheel and a small 40cm back wheel.

PEUGEOT Beaulieu Bicycles and tricycles

1900

Start of the 20th century: In the Beaulieu plant, production reached 20,000 models, which included bicycles and tricycles.

Tour de France Trousselier PEUGEOT

1905

Trousselier won the first of ten trophies for Peugeot in the Tour de France.

PEUGEOT bikes

1926

The new company, Peugeot cycles, was created which aimed to separate production of bicycles and automobiles.

PEUGEOT aluminium bicycle

1941

First aluminium bicycles produced, with pressed steel frame.

PEUGEOT Romilly factory

1972

Acquisition of the Romilly sur Seine plant which became the second largest production site.

PEUGEOT bikes french market leader

1973

With 500 models of bicycles, Peugeot was the French market leader.

Tenth Victory PEUGEOT Tour de France Bernard Thévenet

1977

Tenth of Peugeot's ten Tour de France wins with Bernard Thévenet.

Brazing technique PEUGEOT

1982

Peugeot cycles introduced the brazing technique for manufacturing its frames, which means the join or welded seam cannot be seen.

First carbon bike PEUGEOT

1983

First carbon bicycles introduced, a material that is 4.5 times lighter than steel and 3.2 times more resistant.

First mountain bike sells

1984

Peugeot is the first French brand to sell a mountain bike

Mountain bike and trekking bike PEUGEOT

1996

Cyclegroup were entrusted with the manufacturing, sales and marketing and became the owner of the entire production tool.

Speed world record PEUGEOT

1998

A new world record on a Peugeot bike is reached : 212km/hour on a ski slope of the station of Vars.

PEUGEOT bikes car dealers

2004

Peugeot maintains the activity of cycles through a network of some 50 dealers.

First hybrid bike PEUGEOT

2009

First hybrid bike incorporated into Peugeot integral mobility offer.

First concept bike Peugeot World Motor Show

2010

The first concept bike created by Peugeot designers was unveiled at the World Motor Show.

First mountain bike 29 inches PEUGEOT

2011

First line of the history of Peugeot cycles to have been designed in collaboration with the ADN center of Peugeot. Peugeot is the first French brand to offer a 29" mountain bikes range

First eBike PEUGEOT AE21

2013

Peugeot launch the AE21 HYbrid bike. Urban, compact, electric, smart with its clever-case for battery, laptop bag, antitheft station and usb port.