Saturday, 14 April 2012

Royal Dutch Gazelle - out of the Netherlands since 1892

Royal Dutch Gazelle is the largest and most famous bicycle manufacturer in the Netherlands. Gazelle employs 550 workers at its factory in Dieren, The Netherlands, producing 300,000 bicycles a year. Total production has passed 13 million. Gazelle had success with the steel framed "Champion Mondial" bicycles and sponsored the now infamous TVM racing team.  The team folded in 2000 because of a doping scandal. thansk to Guilherme Lopes for some of the photos.

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