News and updates

September 2021

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. Read more
Cycling to Rome made me realise what's important in life
7 September - Entrepreneur Bart cycled from Amsterdam to Rome. More than 2300 km in 26 days. He crossed nine very different and beautiful countries. It was Bart’s second long-distance trip. His first on his brand new Santos Travel Lite. His goal was to clear his mind from the strains of daily working life. Want to know if he succeeded? Read more
Santos SUB on the Gates Carbon Drive stand at EUROBIKE
3 September - The Santos SUB is also present at EUROBIKE. At the Gates Carbon Drive stand, Hall A3 / Booth A3-300. Not going to the trade fair but still want to see what this SUB looks like? View it here
Santos 4.29 on the Pinion stand at EUROBIKE
1 September - Today marks the start of EUROBIKE, the global trade fair for the bike business at Messe Friedrichshafen. A Brilliant Blue Santos 4.29 is on display at the Pinion stand, Open Air Grounds East / FG-O/502. View it here

August 2021

Santos Rider participates in the Silk Road Mountain Race
August 16 - Last Friday one of the toughest bikepacking races started from Kyrgyzstan. Santos Rider Patrick VandeWalle is in it, with his Travelmaster 3+! Check out his rig

June 2021

Stack and Reach
18 June - Get the best out of your Santos. Choose the right frame size with the right geometry. One that is perfectly tailored to your driving style. To determine this even better, we have now also added the Stack and Reach. Go to Geometry
Solar-powered Santos
June 16 - Proud of Santos Rider Dirk Huyghe who is interviewed at the start of the 4th edition of the Sun Trip, an international 10.000 km rally for solar bikes.
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May 2021

The new Santos SUB
May 17 - The Santos SUB has come a long way. It was originally designed as a jazzy urban bike, zippy yet sturdy. Over the years, we finetuned the geometry. Added new features to make it more versatile, such as a choice for disc or rim brakes.
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New: Santos TwinRack
May 10 - Indispensable for your long trips. Beautifully streamlined and strong lowrider luggage carrier, developed by Santos and made in the Netherlands.
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April 2021

New Santos Adventure Rack - 100% made in Holland
April 26 - Beautifully streamlined and ultra strong rear bicycle rack. Designed by Santos and made in Holland. Clever combination of high-quality CroMo steel for the rack itself and stainless steel for all attachment points and the lower bag hanging bar.
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New Pendix battery charger tested by Santos Rider Ronald Spijkerman
April 16 - The new 160W battery charger from Pendix weighs a kilo less than the 200W variant. That sounds attractive, but is it just as good? Ronald Spijkerman tested it for you.
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Santos Gravelmaster: the ultimate freedom
April 9 - A fan of gravel biking and adventure? Then we’ve got news for you! Our Santos Gravelmaster just saw the light of day and is ready to meet you.
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March 2021

Santos E-bike Patrol for Forest Rangers
The Santos E-bike for Forest Rangers is the latest addition to our renowned Santos Bike Patrol series. Soon on its way to Terschelling, the second largest island of the Dutch Wadden.
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New Santos front fork
To offer you as much flexibility as possible. That was our goal when we designed the Santos Adventure fork. This fixed fork is made of aluminum and now comes standard on our Cross Lite and 4.29 Mountain bike and as an option on the Travelmaster 2.9.
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Santos now also in England
The first Santos bikes are on their way to our new dealer in the United Kingdom. Based in the Greater London area, Crown Cycles is the latest addition to our dealer network outside the Netherlands and Belgium.
We now also have dealers in Salzburg, Munich, Perth and Melbourne.
To all Santos dealers

February 2021

New drybags have arrived!
Santos has developed super strong 4-liter drybags that fit perfectly in the Santos hold-all. Apart from being waterproof, they feature reflective strips for added safety. Just take them off and unpack in your tent. Colleague Paul tested them under harsh conditions.
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For a safe and sustainable climate
At Santos we will now use greases, pastes and cleaners from Airolube . All products are organic, made in Holland from natural oils and fats. They are not just better for the environment but also safer, faster and easier to use. In addition, all packaging is free of harmful propellants and 100% recyclable.
Protect your battery from the cold
Winter is here and temperatures are dropping! We have developed extra thick neoprene covers, in two variants. For the Santos PX battery and the Neodrives battery. Now available through your Santos dealer.
Ghent police bikers in action!
With this spectacular video, the Ghent cops introduce their new patrol bikes and uniforms
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January 2021

New Santos Test Center in the Netherlands
There is a second Santos Test Center in the Netherlands. Bicycle specialist Van Eijk now also has all Santos models in stock, in every size, with every possible drive and braking system. That's more than 100 bicycles. Ready to be tested! Van Eijk is located at Westkanaalweg 107 in Ter Aar, 20 km South of Amsterdam.
Go to Van Eijk
Two new Belgian police forces on Santos Bike Patrol bikes
Santos Bikes has now also won the tender from both Ghent and Antwerp for their Bike Patrol bikes. The first series has just been taken into production in the Santos factory in Nieuw-Vennep. Santos will be providing all maintenance as well.
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