MILESTONES

Highlights from over 30 years of company history

2017

The Rohloff E-14 for Bosch E-Bikes was shown on the Eurobike an wins the Eurobike Gold Award 2017.
A12 BOOST SPEEDHUB units introduced for 148mm Thru-axle frames

2016

PM Bone (PM-PM Adapter) with PM Axleplate is introduced.
The Rohloff splined sprockets are premiered.
The Rohloff AG celebrates its 30th Birthday.

2015

The Rohloff A12 Thru-axle system plus PM axleplate + PM Bone are premiered.
SPEEDHUB with a mileage of 327.000km is documented

2014

The Rohloff SPEEDHUB XL, Fatbike hubs are supplied to their awaiting customers.
Silver anodized hubs become available, offering better corrosion resistance

2011

The Rohloff AG  turn 25 years old!
The Rohloff Revolver 3 are dispatched to their awaiting customers.
36-spoke hole hub-shells become available offering a greater rim choice
The new SPEEDHUB Dregriff are dispatched to their awaiting customers.

2010

First round of the SPEEDHUB Championship race-series in Altenberg. The book Rohloff -Stories  becomes available in english.
Rohloff-Storiesbook made available in the English language.

2009

Rohloff-Geschichten becomes available as of the end of November.
Rohloff Online-Shop available to all Rohloff dealers.
Completion of the Wanted-Campaign in Fuldatal. 55 SPEEDHUB cyclists awarded for achieving a mileage of over 60,000 Kilometers.

2008

The 100,000th Rohloff SPEEDHUB is constructed live at our Eurobike booth from Bernhard Rohloff himself.

2009: 55 SPEEDHUB cyclists awarded for achieving a mileage of over 60,000 Kilometers.

2006

The Rohloff AG turns 20 years old and now proudly employs approximately 35 people.
The 50,000th SPEEDHUB is shipped to its eagerly awaiting owner.
10 year anniversary of Rohloff online at www.rohloff.de

2005

The 40,000th SPEEDHUB is shipped to its eagerly awaiting owner.

2004

The Rohloff GmbH becomes the Rohloff AG.
Moving to our new premises in Fuldatal Ihringshausen on the outskirts of Kassel.

2000

Innovations prize for Kassel county. 
Founding of our AU branch - Rohloff Australia.

1998

The first SPEEDHUBs are dispatched to their awaiting customers.

1997

Live presentation of the SPEEDHUB 500/14 at the Eurobike in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
Founding of our US branch - Rohloff Inc.


SPEEDHUB: - A name synonymous with maximum stability in bicycle transmission construction.

1996

Introduction of the SPEEDHUB 500/14 at the 10th anniversary of the IFMA show in Cologne.
We go online at www.rohloff.de.

1994

The Oil of Rohloff chain lubricant  is premiered.

1993

The Rohloff Lubmatic is premiered.

1992

The Rohloff HG-IG Check is premiered.

1991

The Rohloff Caliber is introduced.

1990

The Rohloff Revolver is introduced.
All Campagnolo-Groups are equipped with S-L-T 99 chains.
Greg Lemond wins the Tour de France in 1990 using an S-L-T 99 chain.

1989

The Rohloff Cash8 is premiered. It functions as an adapter to make Campagnolo cassette hubs compatible with Shimano derailleur cassettes.  The Cash8 is no longer available.

1988

First Expo presentation of the S-L-T 99 chain at the IFMA Show in Cologne. Jahr nicht nötig!
Moving to our new premises in the Mönchebergstraße 30, Kassel.
The first S-L-T 99 chains are dispatched to their awaiting customers.

1986

The Rohloff GmbH is founded by Barbara and Bernhard Rohloff.
Registration of the initial S-L-T 99 chain patent.