The Speedbicycles History


"The asthetics of bicycles have always been very important to me. I believe that some bikes are really works of art."
(Stefan Schaefter, founder of Speedbicycles)


In early 1980s Stefan Schaefter started in collecting and restoring vintage bicycles. Over the years the collection got selected and specialized into lightweight bikes.

The label "Speedbicycles" was first time used in early 1990s. In 2003 Speedbicycles GmbH (Ltd liab. Co) (SARL) was founded in Basel, Switzerland.

In 2017 Stefan starts RENNVELOSERVICE: a shop not only offering service for vintage but also for all the actual racing bikes of any brand.

Today Speedbicycles offers worldwide purchase, sale, repair, restoration and any advice of vintage lightweight bicycles. Speedbicycles task is keeping bikes as authentic as possible. Repainting, rechroming, etc. will be avoided wherever applicable for to preserve flair and soul of the bikes.