For Kalkhoff bikes, all relevant design, testing, manufacturing and quality assurance steps take place under one roof in the Derby Cycle Werke plant in Cloppenburg ,Germany. This state-of-the art factory produces more than 2,500 bicycles daily, the largest producer of branded bicycles in Europe, shipping over 500,000 bikes annually. By meeting its own super-strict DCW (Derby Cycle Werke) testing standards, quality assurance meets or exceeds German, European and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission standards. See the results for yourself here.
Mathias Seidler, CEO of Kalkhoff maker Derby Cycles, talks about quality in the factory:
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