tokyobike is a small, independent bicycle company launched in 2002 in the old Tokyo suburb of Yanaka.
2010 marked the opening of our shop in Sydney, Australia – the first permanent tokyobike shop outside of Japan.
In 2011, tokyobike arrived in London, Berlin, Singapore and Melbourne.
The inspiration and ethos for tokyobike begun with the name, tokyobike.
In the same way that a mountain bike is suitable for riding across moutons, tokyobike was conceived of as the perfect way to ride around Tokyo.
We imagined people enjoying themselves, navigating the city on their bikes. We focussed on comfort above speed,
and lightness when pedalling to allow riders to forget that they are riding and simply enjoy the city air.