German Derby Cycle (Focus, Raleigh) now in Aus
- by Christopher Jones
- Published: 28 June 2011
Germany biggest (revenue) bike manufacturer with Kalkhoff, Focus, Raleigh, Univega and Rixe setup in Australia. Derby Cycle are essentially taking over from their distrubuter Green Apple Sports Ltd and become new Derby Cycles Australia Pty Ltd, Graeme Moffett moves from Green Apple to become the Managing Director for Derby Cycles in Australia.
Focus is the most well known Derby Cycle brand and are highly visible in both in professional Road Cycling and Mountain Biking. Derby Cycle have a solid foundation with recreational and commuting bikes in Germany and with 430,000 bicycles sold in 2010 (73% in Germany), they see Australia as a strong market for sport cycling so Focus will be a leading brand.