Santos is an independent Dutch bicycle brand with a big passion for cycling, a great love for quality and an innovative Research and Development department. It was founded in 1997 by bicycle enthusiast Robbert Rutgrink.
Our aim is to build the best possible bike for every cyclist. The right frame for your posture, the best transmission for your requirements and the option to customize all bicycle parts according to your taste.
Every Santos contains Santos Only parts, specially designed by us for the ultimate cycling experience. Sometimes prominent, sometimes barely visible. But always there to enhance the versatility, modularity and durability of your bike.
All Santos bicycles are custombuilt at our factory just outside Amsterdam and can be shipped worldwide.
Solo bikepacking in Portugal
November 15 – Dutch 27-year old Philine left her racing bike at home this summer. She took a 2.5 month sabbatical and cycled into the southern European sun on her Santos Cross Lite. Read more
How to prepare for 25.000 km in 20 months?
November 4 – Meet Martin (very experienced rider) and Katja (cycling since this summer). Both Danish. Early 2022 they will leave everything behind and cycle from Ushaia to Vancouver. 25,000 km in 20 months. Find out
here how they prepare themselves for this big adventure.
Taking custombuilding to the next level 4 October - Notice anything different about this Santos? Take a close look…
With this bike, Santos is taking custombuilding to the next level. It contains a front fork provided by its new owner. For the ultimate flexibility. And the best cycling experience for this particular rider.
Let's go bikepacking! 23 September - Want to get the most out of your weekend? How about a two-day bikepacking trip? Santos Founder Robbert and his friend Paul checked out the Green Divide, the longest gravel bike route in the Netherlands. On their Cross Lites. Watch the video
Another success for solar biker Dirk 16 September - Santos Rider Dirk Huyghe and his Travelmaster 3+ did it again! They succesfully completed this year’s edition of The Sun Trip, an international rally for solar bikes. An impressive 11.400 km, through more than 20 countries, with an average speed of almost 160 km a day.
Santos is based in Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands. Our showroom is open on Friday from 10am to 4pm. Please note that we work by appointment only. In two hours we will tell you all about Santos and assist you in making the many choices. There are also more than 100 test bikes for you to try.
You can also visit us online. Via our iPad, we can "walk" you through our premises and show you frames, models, colours and accessories. Tailored to your specific needs, as you are used to from us. Also saves the necessary travel time.