49 Bike Brands that are available in the USA

When it comes to bike brands available in the United States there is Cannondale, Giant, Norco, Canyon, Colnago, Ancheer, Merida, Ghost, Electra, and the list goes on and on. And with each brand and each bike type, there is a lot of history, passion, and effort that goes sometimes unnoticed so that you can ride your bike on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.

So we decided to list forty-seven of the most known bike brands with a little bit of history about who, when, where, and what.

  1. 3T Bike (1961 Italy)
  2. Alan Bikes (1972 Italy)
  3. Ancheer Bikes (2008)
  4. Bianchi Bicycles (1885 Italy) 
  5. Brompton Bikes (1976 UK)
  6. Cannondale (1971 Canada)
  7. Canyon.com (2002 Germany)
  8. Colnago Bikes (1952 Italy)
  9. Co-op Cycles – (2017 US)
  10. Cube Bikes (1993 Germany)
  11. De Rosa (1953 Italy) 
  12. Devinci Cycles (1987 Canadian)
  13. Diamondback Bike (1977 US)
  14. Electra Bikes (1993 US)
  15. Evil Bikes (2009 US)
  16. Felt Bikes (1991 US)
  17. Firmstrong Bikes (2010 US)
  18. Fuji Bikes (1899 Japan)
  19. Ghost Cycles (1993 Germany)
  20. Giant Bikes (1972 Taiwan)
  21. GT Bikes (1972 US)
  22. Ibis Bikes (1981 US)
  23. Intense Cycles (1993 US)
  24. Jamis Bikes (1937 US)
  25. Juliana Bicycles (1999 US)
  26. Kestrel Bikes (1986 US)
  27. Kona (1989 US)
  28. Merida Bikes (1972 Taiwan)
  29. Marin Bikes (1986 US)
  30. Niner Bikes (2005)
  31. Norco Bikes (1964 Canada)
  32. Orange Mountain Bikes (1988 UK)
  33. Orbea Bikes (1840 Spain)
  34. Pivot Bikes (2007 US)
  35. Prevelo Bikes (1982 US)
  36. Priority Bicycles (2012 US)
  37. Pure ‘Fix’ Cycles (2010 US)
  38. QuietKat Bikes (2016 US)
  39. Raleigh Bikes (1887 England)
  40. Retrospec Cycles (2009 US)
  41. RadPower Bikes (US)
  42. Ride1UP (2018 US)
  43. Rocky Mountain Bikes (1981 Canada)
  44. Santa Crus Bicycles (1993 US)
  45. Schwinn Bikes (1895 US)
  46. Scott Bikes (1958 US)
  47. Specialized (1974 US)
  48. Tern Bicycles (2011 Taiwan)
  49. Zugo Bikes (2019 US)

1. 3T Bike

Road bike from 3T

Founded in 1961 in Bergamo, Italy, the name derived from its original one 3TTT – Tecnologia del Tubo Torino.
They are producing high-quality road bikes, and as of 2016, 3T entered the gravel area with their first gravel bike model called Exploro.

Site: https://www.3t.bike/en/
Manufactured in: Taiwan & China (Some components are made in Italy)
Bike Types: Road, Gravel (Explore), E-Bikes (dropbar & flatbar available)

2. Alan Bike

Founded in 1961 in Bergamo, Italy

Site: https://www.3t.bike/en/
Manufactured in: Taiwan & China (Some components are made in Italy)
Bike Types: Road, Gravel (Explore), E-Bikes (dropbar & flatbar available)

3. Ancheer

Headquartered in US, California.

Manufactured in: Taiwan and China.
Site: www.ancheer.shop
Bike Types: E-bikes and Foldable E-bikes

4. Bianchi

Founded in 1885 Milan, Italy

Manufactured in: –
Site: www.bianchi.com
Bike Types: MTB (cross-country), Road (all), E-Bike (E-Mtb, E-Road, E-City), City

Available in the US through dealers.

5. Brompton

Founded in 1976 in London, UK

Manufactured in: UK
Site: www.brompton.com
Bike Types: Foldable, Foldable E-bike

Available in the US through their shop website

6. Cannondale

10 years old Cannondale Bike

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Site: www.cannondale.com

Bike Types: Mtb (cross-country, trail, e-mountain), Road (all), City, Kids.

Founded in 1971 in the US and acquired by Dorel Industries (Canada) in 2008

7. Canyon

Canyon Bicycles GmbH is a German manufacturer of road bikes, mountain bikes, hybrid bikes, triathlon bikes, and e-bikes based in Koblenz, Germany
Founded in 2002

Manufactured in: Taiwan / China
Site: www.canyon.com
Bike Types: road bikes, mountain bikes, hybrid bikes, triathlon bikes, and e-bikes

8. Colnago

Founded in 1952 in Italy, Colnago Ernesto & C. S.r.l. or Colnago is a manufacturer of high-end road-racing bicycles founded by Ernesto Colnago near Milano in Cambiago, Italy.

Manufactured in: Italy (C64 – https://www.colnago.com/en/bikes/c64/)
Site: www.colnago.com/en/
Bike Types: road bikes, gravel bikes, classic bikes, triathlon bikes, and e-bikes.

9. Co-op Cycles (REI)

Founded in 2017, Co-op Cycles is REI’s in-house bike line.
Designed with help from REI’s most passionate cyclists to deliver versatile, capable bikes that can be used for mixed-terrain adventures, both on and off pavement.

Manufactured in: – –
Site: www.rei.com/b/co-op-cycles
Bike Types: road, mountain, adventure touring, e-bikes, city, kids.

10. Cube

MTB Cube Bike

Founded in 1993 in Waldershof, Germany

Middle and premium mountain bike and road bike segments

Manufactured in: Germany
Site: www.cube.eu/cube-bikes/
Bike Types: Mountain, City, E-Bike, Women, and Kids optimized bikes
Technology: Aluminum and Carbon frame available, Drive belt, Internal Gear Hub.

11. De Rosa

Founded in 1953 in Italy

De Rosa is the family brand of Ugo De Rosa. De Rosa’s company became renowned during the late 1960s and 1970s for manufacturing road racing bicycles.

Manufactured in: Milano, Italy
Site: https://derosa.it/
Bike Types: Road, E-Bike.
Technology: Carbon, Steel, Titanium frames available.

12. Devinci

Founded in 1987 in Canada

Designed, welded, built, and tested in Canada.
It also manufactures the BIXI-brand of bicycles used in bicycle sharing schemes in cities such as Montreal and Toronto

Manufactured in: Canada
Site: https://www.devinci.com/en/
Bike Types: Gravel, Road, Mountain, Electric.
Technology: Carbon and aluminum frames.

13. Diamondback

Founded in 1977 in Washington, US

Diamondbacks bikes are sold in many countries, including the United States, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Most Diamondbacks are considered to be mid-type bicycles

Manufactured in: Taiwan / China
Site: https://www.diamondback.com/
Bike Types: Mountain, Road, Gravel, Adventure, E-bike, City, Triathlon.
Technology: Aluminum, Carbon, Steel Frames.

14. Electra

Founded in 1993 in California, US

Electra Bicycle Company, a subsidiary of Trek Bicycle Company since 2014, was founded in Vista, California.

Manufactured in: Taiwan / China
Site: https://electra.trekbikes.com
Bike Types: Beach cruiser, Urban, Tandem.
Technology: Aluminum frame. Internal gear system (Shimano Nexus), Flat Foot Technology®.

15. Evil Bikes

Founded in 2009

Evil Bikes is a high-end boutique bike manufacturer based in Seattle, Washington. The company was founded in 2009 with a direct-to-consumer business model.

Manufactured in: –
Site: https://www.evil-bikes.com/
Bike Types: Gravel, Mountain.
Technology: Carbon frame.

16. Felt Bicycles

Founded in 1991 in California, US

Felt Bicycles has grown from humble beginnings in a Southern California garage to a globally recognized creator of one of the best-performing bikes available.

Manufactured in: Designed in the US and produced in Asia
Site: https://feltbicycles.com/
Bike Types: Road Bikes, Gravel & Adventure, Triathlon & Time Trial, Fx Cyclocross Race Bike, Race Bike.
Technology: Carbon frame.

17. Firmstrong Bikes

Founded in 2010 in California, US

Manufactured in: –
Site: www.firmstrong.com/
Bike Types: Cruiser, Hybrid.
Technology: Steel frame.

18. Fuji Bikes

Founded in 1899 in Japan as Nichibei Fuji

In the United States, the Fuji brand is owned and distributed by Advanced Sports International (ASI), a privately held corporation located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Manufactured in: Taiwan / China
Site: www.fujibikes.com/usa/
Bike Types: Road, Mountain Trail, Pavement, Electric, Kids.
Technology: C15 Ultra High-Modulus Carbon.

19. Ghost Bikes

Uwe Kalliwoda and Klaus Möhwald founded Ghost-Bikes in 1993 in Waldsassen, Germany

Manufactured in: Germany (Frame production factories is in Portugal).
Site: www.ghost-bikes.com/
Bike Types: Mountain Bikes, Gravel Bikes, City & Trekking Bikes, Kids Bikes, E-mountain Bikes, E-city & E-trekking Bikes.
Technology: Ultralightweight Carbon, Lightweight Carbon, Aluminum.

20. Giant Bicycles

Founded in 1972 in Taiwan

Manufactured in: Giant has manufacturing facilities in Taiwan, the Netherlands, China, and Hungary.
Site: www.giant-bicycles.com/
Bike Types: Road Bikes, Mountain Bikes, Cross & Gravel Bikes, Electric Bikes, Kids Bikes.
Technology: Comax Composite Technology, Aluxx Slr Aluminum Technology.

21. GT Bicycles

Founded in 1972 in Southern California by Gary Turner

Manufactured in: GT is a division of a Canadian conglomerate. All frame manufacturing is outsourced to overseas factories in China and Taiwan.
Site: www.gtbicycles.com/
Bike Types: BMX, Mountain Full Suspension, Mountain Hardtail, Road, Women’s, Kids, Dirtjump, Life+Style.
Technology: Carbon frame.

22. Ibis Cycles

Founded in 1981 in California by Scot Nicol

Manufactured in: The HD is made in Taiwan, other models are made in China. Exie model is handmade in Santa Cruz, California
Site: www.ibiscycles.com/
Bike Types: Mountain Full-Suspension, Gravel / Adventure.
Technology: Carbon Fiber, Carbon Fiber Monocoque.

23. Intense Cycles

Founded in 1993 in California by Jeff Steber.

Manufactured in: The molded carbon fiber front and rear triangles are made in Asia, aluminum frame manufacturing in Temecula, California
Site: https://intensecycles.com/
Bike Types: Road bike, Mountain bike, Electric.
Technology: Carbon fiber, Aluminium(each frame is entirely hand-produced).

24. Jamis Bikes

The company was founded in 1937 as distributors of imported European bicycles and parts. They began making bikes in the 1970s. James Bikes introduced their first mountain bikes in 1983 and their debut road machines in 1988.

Manufactured in: designed in the US and built in China and Taiwan.
Site: www.jamisbikes.com/
Bike Types: Mountain, Road & Gravel, E-bikes, City bikes, Cruiser.
Technology: Carbon fiber, Aluminium.

25. Juliana Bicycles

Founded in 1999 Juliana Bikes created the first mountain bike aimed specifically at female riders.

Manufactured in: The components are designed and tested in Santa Cruz, CA.
Site: www.julianabicycles.com/
Bike Types: Mountain bikes.
Technology: Carbon fiber.

26. Kestrel Bicycles

Founded in 1986 Kestrel is formed from a group of Aegis employees together with aerospace materials experts. Kestrel is an American bicycle brand that specializes in high-end bikes for triathlons and road racing. Kestrel has been owned by Advanced Sports International since 2007.

Manufactured in: At first, frames were made in California but in recent years, production has since been moved to Asia, by a Chinese company known as Martec.
Site: www.kestrelbicycles.com/
Bike Types: Road, Mountain, Triathlon.
Technology: Carbon fiber.

27. Kona Bikes

The company was founded in 1988 by Dan Gerhard and Jacob Heilbron in Vancouver, BC. Kona is 50% US and 50% Canadian owned.

Manufactured in: Taiwan.
Site: https://konaworld.com/
Bike Types:  Mountain bike, Cyclocross, Road.
Technology: Carbon fiber, Titanium, Aluminum, Steel.

28. Merida Bikes

Founded in 1972 by Ike Tseng in Taiwan.
The company currently designs and manufactures bicycles primarily for its own brand — and for brands with which it shares financial interests, including the now German brand Centurion.

Manufactured in: Taiwan, China, and Germany.
Site: www.merida-bikes.com/en-gb
Bike Types:  Mountain, City, Road, Electric, Fitness.
Technology: Carbon fiber, Aluminum.

29. Marin Bikes

Founded in  1986 in California, US.

Manufactured in: Taiwan, China, and Germany.
Site: www.marinbikes.com/
Bike Types:  Mountain, Road, Fitness, Hybrid,  eMTB.
Technology: Aluminum and CrMo frames.

30. Niner Bikes

Founded in  2005 by Chris Sugai and Steve Domahidy.
Niner is an American bicycle manufacturer headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado. In February 2018, the firm was acquired by UWHK Ltd., a Hong Kong-based investment firm known for owning Huffy Corp

Manufactured in: Niner bikes are designed in SolidWorks, and virtually tested and simulated using CATIA, including virtual strength and stress analysis. Manufacturing of Niner bikes takes place in Asia.
Site: www.ninerbikes.com/
Bike Types:  Mountain, Gravel, E-bikes, Cyclocross.
Technology: Carbon Compaction System.

31. Norco Bikes

Founded in 1964 in Canada – British Columbia, by Bert Lewis.

Manufactured in: The frames are produced in Asia and the bikes are assembled at your local dealer.
Site: www.norco.com/
Bike Types:  Mountain, City, E-MTB, Road, Urban, E-Urban.
Technology: Carbon fiber, SmoothCore, and ArmorLite resin for frames.

32. Orange Bikes

Founded in 1988 in the UK.
Orange Mountain Bikes Limited is a bicycle manufacturer, based in Halifax, West Yorkshire in the UK.

Manufactured in: Halifax, West Yorkshire in the UK.
Site: www.orangebikes.com/
Bike Types:  Mountain bikes.
Technology: Durable aluminum and steel frames.

33. Orbea Bikes

Founded in 1840 in Spain. Orbea didn’t make a bicycle until 1920. It has made race-winning mountain bikes since 1989.

Manufactured in: Orbea manufactures and assembles bikes at their own factory in Mallabia, Spain, the other models being made in Portugal, and the frameset in China.
Site: www.orbea.com/us-en/
Bike Types:  Road,  Mountain, Urban, E-bikes, Triathlon.
Technology: OMX is the pinnacle of carbon fiber bicycle manufacturing.

34. Pivot Bikes

Founded in  2007 in the US by Chris Cocalis.

Manufactured in: The tools and hydroforming molds for the production bikes are all manufactured in the US and shipped to Taiwan. Development, prototyping, and laboratory tests are all done in the USA.
Site: www.pivotcycles.com/en/
Bike Types:  Mountain, E-bikes, Gravel, Fatbikes.
Technology: Carbon fiber.

35. Prevelo Bikes

Launched as a family business by Jacob Rheuban in 1982 Westlake Village, US as “The best bikes for kids”

Manufactured in: Taiwan and China. The ownership, product development, marketing, graphics design, web design, and pretty much everything else, is done in the United States.
Site: https://prevelo.com/
Bike Types:  Kids bikes.
Technology: Custom-formed 6061 aluminum tubing.

36. Priority Bicycles

Founded in 2012 by Dave Weiner, Founder and CEO of Priority Bicycles.

Manufactured in: Designed in New York City and manufactured in China.
Site: www.prioritybicycles.com/
Bike Types:  City, E-bike
Technology: Gates Carbon Drive Belt, aluminum, and stainless steel.

37. Pure ‘Fix’ Cycles

Founded in 2010 in Los Angeles, California by Michael Fishman, Jordan Schau, Zachary Schau, and Austin Stoffers.
On April 20, 2020, Pure Cycles was sold to JBI.bike, a family-owned, Florida-based bike and parts distributor with a bicycle division including brands such as Sun Bicycles, and Black-Ops.

Manufactured in: China
Site: www.purecycles.com/
Bike Types: Road, City, Gravel, E-bike
Technology: Aluminum, Carbon, Steel

38. QuietKat Bikes

Founded in 2016 by twin brothers Jake and Justin Roach in Eagle, Colorado, US.

Manufactured in: The QuietKat eBikes are made in Asia and come 95% assembled from the factory to the brand’s headquarters in Eagle, Colorado.
Site: https://quietkat.com/
Bike Types: Electric fat-tire mountain bikes, all-terrain E-trikes
Technology: Aluminum frames.

39. Raleigh Bikes

Founded in 1887 by Sir Frank Bowden, in Nottingham, England.

Manufactured in: The frames are produced in Taiwan and Vietnam using advanced carbon frame manufacturing technology. The bikes are assembled at Raleigh’s UK headquarters in Nottingham.
Site: www.raleigh.co.uk
Bike Types: Electric Hybrid Bikes, Electric Folding Bikes, mountain, classic, hybrid, Single Speed Bikes.
Technology: Aluminum and carbon frames.

40. Retrospec Cycles

Founded in 2009 in California, US

Manufactured in: China / Taiwan
Site: https://retrospec.com/
Bike Types: Single-speed, City, Mountain, Beach cruiser, folding, Hybrid, Trailers.

41. RadPower Bikes – US

Founded by Mike Radenbaugh in the US.
The Service Centers are located in  Seattle, California, San Diego, Vancouver, British Columbia, Berkeley, California and Utrecht, Netherlands.

Manufactured in: the US, and available in the US and Canada.
Site: https://www.radpowerbikes.com/https://www.radpowerbikes.com/
Bike Types: Fat-tire E-bikes, Cargo E-bikes.
Technology: Electric.

42. Ride1UP

Founded in 2018 by Kevin Dugger in the US.
The product warehouse is located in Sparks,  Nevada, but operations are based out of San Diego, California.

Manufactured in: Bikes are designed in California and China. Components are sourced using a global supply chain and assembled in China.
Site: https://ride1up.com/
Bike Types: E-bike,  eMTB, City.
Technology: Fully integrated aluminum frame.

43. Rocky Mountain Bikes

Founded in 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The three original founders are Grayson Bain, Jacob Heilbron, and Sam Mak. Rocky Mountain was acquired by Procycle Group in 1997 but continues to operate independently.

Manufactured in: The carbon frames and frame sub-assemblies are all made in China, Taiwan.
Site: https://bikes.com/
Bike Types: Mountain, Electric, Fat bike, Urban.
Technology: FORM™ Alloy, Smoothwall carbon.

44. Santa Cruz Bicycles

Founded in 1993 in California by Rob Roskopp, Mike Marquez and Rich Novak.
On July 3, 2015, Santa Cruz Bicycles was sold to Pon Holdings, a family-owned Dutch conglomerate with a bicycle division including brands such as Cervélo.

Manufactured in: Our carbon bikes are produced in our exclusive manufacturing facility, and we utilize our advanced VPP (Virtual Pivot Point) technology on all full-suspension models. Each hand-assembled to order in our California factory.
Site: www.santacruzbicycles.com
Bike Types: Mountain.
Technology: Aluminum, Carbon C & Carbon CC.

45. Schwinn Bikes

Founded in 1895 in Chicago by Ignaz Schwinn and Adolf Arnold. After declaring bankruptcy in 1992, Schwinn has since been a sub-brand of Pacific Cycle, owned by the multinational conglomerate, Dorel Industries.

Manufactured in: China.
Site: www.schwinnbikes.com/
Bike Types: Cruiser,  Hybrid, Mountain, Road, Electric, Stationary.
Technology: Recyclable Flax fiber. Schwinn Smooth Ride Technology (SRT), SRT utilizes an elastomer mounted between the seat stays and seat tube.

46. Scott Bikes

Founded in 1958 by engineer and skier Ed Scott from Sun Valley, Idaho.
Scott expanded to Europe in 1978, settling their headquarters in Fribourg, Switzerland.1958 Scott Sports SA (formerly Scott USA) is a Swiss producer of bicycles, winter equipment, motorsports gear, and sportswear. The company’s main office is in Givisiez, Switzerland, with branches located around Europe and in the United States, South Africa, and India.

In 2015, Scott was Acquired by a Korean company, Youngone Corporation, and became its subsidiary

Manufactured in: Taiwan.
Site: www.scott-sports.com
Bike Types: Mountain, Road, Gravel, Hybrid, Electric.
Technology: Carbon fiber, Twinloc Suspension System.

47. Specialized

Founded in 1974 by Mike Sinyard in California, US.

Manufactured in: All the research, design, prototyping, and product development at the headquarters. Once the bicycle has been given its specifications, it is produced by a contract manufacturer in Taiwan.
Site: www.specialized.com/
Bike Types: Mountain, Road, BMX / Dirt Jump, Gravel, Fitness, Triathlon, E-bikes.
Technology: Carbon fiber.

48. Tern Bicycles

Founded in 2011 by Florence Shen and Joshua Hon, wife and son of David T. Hon, founder of the established Dahon brand of folding bicycles.

The company is based in Taipei, Taiwan, and has offices in the US, China, Finland, and the UK

Manufactured in: Taiwan.
Site: www.ternbicycles.com/
Bike Types: Electric, Cargo, Xtracycles, Folding cargo bike, E-Cargo, E-folding.
Technology: Bosch® Performance Line Sport motor, Bosch® Intuvia display, 11-speed Shimano® Deore XT Shadow+ derailleur, Magura® hydraulic disc brakes, Abus® keyed-alike frame lock, Fits one Thule® Yepp Maxi, Yepp Nexxt Maxi, or Bobike® GO Maxi child seat. OCL+™ FRAME JOINT, N-Fold™ Technology, DoubleTruss™ Technology, Physis™ 3D Handlepost, Andros™ Stem, Magnetix™ 2.0, Luggage Socket™, Loader™ Rack. Tern Verge, hydroformed aluminum w/ smooth TIG welding, OCL+ joint, 3 patented technologies.

49. Zugo Bikes

ZugoBikes was founded in 2019 and it is based in Austin, Texas.

Bike Types: Fat-tire E-bikes
Site: https://zugobike.com/
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