LAPIERRE Cycles
Dijon, France
Updated 9.28.202
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- 1946: founded by Gaston Lapierre in Dijon, France.
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1960: management taken over by his son Jacky Lapierre.
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1980s: MTBs grew to be bigger than road.
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1993: 33% sold to Accell Group (NL).
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1996: balance sold to Accell.
- Currently managed by 3rd generation Gilles Lapierre.

An excellent article about Lapierre bicycle's history on the Velo Collective.

Peter Stock's 1970s "Special Tour de France"         

Do you have a nice original 1983 or earlier LAPIERRE we can use to illustrate the brand here?
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