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Within just ten weeks, Prophete Group has found itself a new owner. – Photo Prophete

Prophete Group's future secured through Asian manufacturing giant

RHEDA-WIEDENBRÜCK, Germany - Following a "lively bidding process" the German bicycle and e-bike manufacturers Prophete and Cycle Union have been...

The insolvency includes both Prophete GmbH & Co. KG in Rheda-Wiedenbrück and Cycle Union GmbH (see aerial photo) in Oldenburg, both in Germany. – Photo Cycle Union

Insolvent Prophete and Cycle Union Group put up for sale

BIELEFELD, Germany – The end has come for the bicycle production and trade consortium owned by the Prophete and Lönne families. The involvement of...

Prophete and Cycle Union ran into difficult waters again. - Photo Prophete

Cycle Union and Prophete file for insolvency

OLDENBURG, Germany - Mass merchant supplier Prophete GmbH & Co. KG and IBD supplier Cycle Union filed for insolvency yesterday. Already in mid-2019...

Dirk Vroomen steps down at Prophete. – Photo Prophete

Prophete Group adjusts management team

OLDENBURG, Germany - Cycle Union's sales, marketing and product managing director Frank Aeschbacher has taken up a new position at mother company...

The future of Prophete now lies in the hands of Michael Dorin (left) as he takes over from Felix Schwabedal (right). - Photo Prophete Group

Restructuring and e-bike boom propels Prophete Group forward

RHEDA-WIEDENBRÜCK, Germany - Mid-2019 German bicycle supplier Prophete Group ran into difficult waters. The owner families Lönne and Prophete brought...

vsf fahrradmanufaktur is a Cycle Union brand. Photo: Cycle Union

vsf fahrradmanufaktur gets into gravel

OLDENBURG, Germany - Steel frame specialist bike brand, vsf fahrradmanufaktur, has, until now, been associated with touring and utility bikes....

Severine Lönne headed Cycle Union for over 20 years. She still owns a significant shareholding in the company. – Photo Cycle Union

Struggling Cycle Union Sets Future Course Under New Management

OLDENBURG, Germany - Struggling German bike maker Cycle Union with it's brands e-Bike Manufaktur, Kreidler, Rabeneick and VSF Fahrradmanufaktur is...

Cycle Union’s new brand e-bikemanufaktur includes a range of seven models. – Photo Cycle Union

Cycle Union Presents New E-Bike Brand

OLDENBURG, Germany - Known for its traditional German brands like Rabeneick, Kreidler and vsf-fahrradmanufaktur, Cycle Union will enter the market...