Etablissements of Cycles Allegro Arnold Grandjean SA Neuchâtel

Neuchatel, Switzerland

Founded in 1914 by the cyclist Arnold Grandjean, 4 times Swiss champion, with his brothers Ali, Ulysse and Tell and another companion. The company was the first manufacturer of racing bicycles in Switzerland and by 1939 had become the largest bicycle manufacturer in Switzerland. The 1980s saw merger with Mondia.

Updated 10.1.2015

Allegro bike in Rydjor Collection HERE

Wikipedia entry about Allegro HERE

Allegro Special #1679489

Photos courtesy Matt Gorski

Jerry Moos #2821887

1960s Allegro

(As seen for sale on eBay auction…)

Allegro city bike

pictures courtesy eBay seller tubeguro

1960s Allegro

(The owner’s name is mis-placed, please help!)

Famous Allegro "smoked" finish

As seen on eBay