• REACTOR IS A REGISTERED TRADE MARK OF "BALKANVELO” AD

  • “BALKANVELO” AD CARRIES THE GOOD
    BULGARIAN TRADITIONS IN THE FUTURE

  • THE PRODUCTS OF “BALKANVELO” AD
    HAVE THEIR OWN DISTINCT STYLE
    AND FRESH DESIGN

  • “BALKANVELO” AD PRODUCES
    A WIDE RANGE OF ATTRACTIVE BICYCLES
    FOR SPORT, TOURISM AND FUN

  • THE PRODUCTS OF “BALKANVELO” AD
    BRING YOU CLOSER TO NATURE ...


BALKANVELO AD - a traditional bicycles manufacturer

with more that half a century history!

Production process

BALKANVELO AD is a traditional bicycle producer with more than 60 years history. It’s quite probable for some people to remember the model “balkan” the well-known bicycle which was a most popular and sold in Bulgaria during so many years.

Today, REACTOR brand is a registered trade mark of BALKANVELO AD. We offer  a contemporary range of bicycles starting from the low, passing by middle and reaching the high level, developed with new technologies and assembled with high quality components. Each REACTOR bike offers you a pleasure from comfort and safe riding. With its creative design the new REACTOR collections impress and draw the attention, that makes them well-known more than 10 years.

The company has adopted the quality control system ISO 9001 and it is a member of the Association of Bulgarian Producers of Bicycles. Except for bicycles BALKANVELO AD is producing single and double alloy rims, carriers and forks. The main part of the production is for export and for the local market the company realize the distribution through its own stores or sales representative. Our main trade partners in Bulgaria are TECHNOPOLIS, BAUMAX and METRO.

You know very well your riding style, you only have to choose your bike!
Just have a look at our new REACTOR catalogue!

History

Balkan AD – a bicycles manufacturer with more than half a century history.

The company was established in 1941 as a state factory for production and repair of airplanes. It has developed bicycle production since 1957. During this period we (the company) gained experience and created traditions in bicycle manufacturing.

The company is located in the industrial area of Lovech on 1 313 300 m2, about 100 000m2 are buildings with production purposes.
Balkan bicycles have proven not only their reliability and quality, but also as most popular and top selling bicycles in Bulgaria.

Today main import and export activities are executed by the subsidiary company – Balkanvelo AD. It is certified under ISO 9001 and is member of the Association of the Bicycle Producers in Bulgaria (ABPB).

Now our bicycles are named REACTOR.
REACTOR is a registered trademark of Balkanvelo AD. The REACTOR collection is annually updated and designed following latest worldwide trends, which guarantees the unique outlook and appearance of our bicycles.
We consider the specific requirements of our customers and offer our own design bicycles, produced by modern technology with high quality components, providing maximum comfort and delight in riding.

Balkanvelo AD is the only bicycle manufacturer in Bulgaria, which has more than ten participations in international bicycle expos to its credit. We traditionally take part in EUROBIKE – which is the biggest bicycle expo in the world, where we present our latest models and collections.

Mountain

Mist 29

Frame: alloy, hard-tail
Fork: SR Suntour model XCM-DS-HLO 29, 100mm
Brakes: Shimano M315 hydraulic disc brakes
Crankset: Shimano FC-M351, 170MM, 44X32X22T
Freewheel: Shimano CS-HG200-9 speed
Shifters: Shimano SL-M370-L, ALTUS
Front derailleur: Shimano FD-M370, ALTUS
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-M370-L, ALTUS, SGS 9-SPEED
Hubs: Shimano TX505
Rims: 29" alloy, double-wall
Tires: KENDA Honey Badger 29" x 2,20
Size: 500 mm (20”)(L)

AXIOM 29

Frame: Aluminium AL 6061
Fork: ZOOM Susp.fork model 389A 29"
Brakes: SHIMANO Hidraulic Front and Rear: Disk Brake
Crankset: DETAI Series 42/34/24 T
Freewheel: SHIMANO Series 9 speed
Shifters: SHIMANO ALIVIO Series
Front derailleur: SHIMANO Series
Rear derailleur: SHIMANO DEORE Series
Hubs: ASSESS alloy
Rims: 29" alloy, double-wall 36H
Tires: KENDA K-922 29x2.10
Size: 480 mm (19”)(L)
Weight: 14,5 kg

Power 29"

Frame: steel
Fork: ZOOM 389A 29"
Brakes: Front: Disk Brake; Rear: V-brake
Crankset: DETAI Series 42/34/24 T
Freewheel: POWER 7-SPEED
Shifters: SHIMANO Series
Front derailleur: SHIMANO Series
Rear derailleur: SHIMANO Series
Hubs: ASSESS
Rims: 29" alloy, double-wall 36H
Tires: KENDA K-922 29x2,10
Size: 483 mm (19”)(L)
Weight:

X-RAY 27.5

Frame: alloy, hard-tail
Fork: SR Suntour XCT HLO DS 100mm 27.5"
Brakes: Shimano hydraulic disc brakes
Crankset: Shimano Acera, 175 mm, 40X30X22T
Freewheel: Shimano CS-HG200-9 speed
Shifters: Shimano SL-M590, Deore
Front derailleur: Shimano FD-M590, Deore
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-M591, Deore
Rims: 27.5" alloy, double-wall
Tires: KENDA Honey Badger 27.5x2.25
Size: 480 mm (19”)(L)

Compass 26

Compass Disk 26

Compass Disk 26

Runner 26

Frame: steel (26)
Fork: St rigid 26
Brake: V-brake Al
Crankset: St (42x34x24) 170mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ20
Shifters: Shimano RS-35
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TY21
Tires: Kenda 26x1.95
Size: 480 mm

Colt 26

Frame: steel (26)
Fork: St rigid 26
Brake: V-brake Al
Crankset: St (42x34x24) 170mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ20
Shifters: Shimano RS-35
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TY21
Tires: Kenda 26x1.95
Size: 450 mm

Totem 26

Frame: steel (26)
Fork: St suspension 26
Brake: Front disc Assess, rear V-brake Al
Crankset: St (42x34x24) 170mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ21
Shifters: Shimano SL-TX50
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TX35
Tires: Kenda 26x1.95
Size: 460 mm

Spitfire 26

Frame: St (26)
Fork: St suspension 26
Brake: Front disc Assess, rear V-brake Al
Crankset: Shimano FC-M131
Freewheel: Shimano CS-HG31
Shifters: Shimano ST-EF50
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-310
Tires: Kenda 26x2.10
Size: 460 mm

Freak 26

Frame: steel (26)
Fork: St suspension 26
Brake: V-brake Al
Crankset: St (42x34x24) 170mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ20
Shifters: Shimano RS-35
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TY21
Tires: Kenda 26x1.95
Size: 460 mm

Force 26

Frame: steel (26)
Fork: St suspension 26
Brake: disc Assess
Crankset: St (42x34x24) 170mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ21
Shifters: Shimano RS-35
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TX35
Tires: Kenda 26x1.95
Size: 480 mm

Wind 26"

Frame: steel, FSP
Fork: suspension, steel 26"
Brakes: V-brake
Crankset: 170MM, 42X34X24T
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ-20
Shifters: Shimano revoshift, RS35
Front derailleur: Shimano TZ-30
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TY21
Hubs: AssEss AE-241
Rims: 26" alloy, single-wall
Tires: KENDA K-849 26x1.95
Size: 413 mm (16”)(S)

Fox IV 26

Frame: steel (26)
Fork: St suspension 26
Brake: V-brake Al
Crankset: St (42x34x24) 170mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ20
Shifters: Shimano RS-35
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TY21
Tires: Kenda 26x1.95
Size: 460 mm

Fox 26

Frame: steel (26)
Fork: St suspension 26
Brake: V-brake Al
Crankset: St (42x34x24) 170mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ20
Shifters: Shimano RS-35
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TY21
Tires: Kenda 26x1.95
Size: 460 mm

Galaxy 26

Frame: steel
Fork: ZOOM 327E 26"
Brakes: V-brake Power
Crankset: DETAI Series 42/34/24
Freewheel: POWER 6-SPEED
Shifters: POWER Series
Front derailleur: POWER
Rear derailleur: POWER
Hubs: ASSESS
Rims: 26" alloy, single-wall 36H
Tires: KENDA K-849 26x1,95
Size: 480 mm (19”)(L)
Weight:

Trekking

Rambler L 28 - 21 speed

Frame: Al 6061 (28)
Fork: RST Neon-28
Brake: V-brake Al
Crankset: Shimano Al (48x38x28 T) 170mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ21
Shifters: Shimano ST-EF51-7
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TX35
Tires: Kenda 700x35C
Size: 432 mm

Rambler M 28 - 21 speed

Frame: Al 6061 (28)
Fork: RST Neon-28
Brake: V-brake Al
Crankset: Shimano Al (48x38x28 T) 170mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ21
Shifters: Shimano ST-EF51-7
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TX35
Tires: Kenda 700x35C
Size: 483/533 mm

City

R-Classic 28

Frame: steel, 28”
Fork: steel, rigid, 28"
Brakes: V-brake
Crankset: single, retro, 44T, L=170mm
Shifters: Shimano Nexus 3
Front hub: AssEss AE-235F
Rear hub: Shimano NEXUS 3-SPEED COASTER BRAKE
Rims: Aeron 28" alloy, double-wall
Tires: Kenda 700x45C (28")
Size: 510 mm (20”)(L)

Florida L 28 - 3 speed

Frame: steel (28)
Fork: St rigid - 28
Brake: front V-brake Al; rear coaster brake
Crankset: St (38 T) 170mm
Freewheel: -
Shifters: 3 speed
Rear hub: 3 speed coaster brake
Tires: Kenda 700x45C
Size: 510 mm

Florida M 28 - 3 speed

Frame: steel (28)
Fork: St rigid - 28
Brake: front V-brake Al; rear coaster brake
Crankset: St (38 T) 170mm
Freewheel: -
Shifters: 3 speed
Rear hub: 3 speed coaster brake
Tires: Kenda 700x45C
Size: 530 mm

Swan 28 - 6 speed

Frame: steel
Fork: steel rigid 28"
Brakes: Front: V-brake; Rear: V-brake
Crankset: DETAI Series 42 T
Freewheel: SHIMANO Series
Shifters: SHIMANO Series
Front derailleur: -
Rear derailleur: SHIMANO Series
Hubs: ASSESS
Rims: 28" alloy, double-wall 36H
Tires: KENDA K-935 700x40C
Size: 480 mm (19”)(L)
Weight: 17 kg

Swan 28”

Frame: steel, 28”
Fork: steel, rigid, 28"
Brakes: front V-brake
Crankset: single, 44T, L=170mm
Front hub: AssEss AE-235F
Rear hub: Coaster brake
Rims: Aeron 28" alloy, double-wall
Tires: Kenda 700x45C (28")
Size: 480 mm (19”)(L)

Swan 26

Frame: steel 26"
Fork: St rigid 26"
Brake: V-brake Al
Crankset: St (44 T) 170mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ20
Shifters: Shimano RS35
Rear derailleur: Shimano Tourney
Hubs: AssEss steel
Tires: Kenda 26 x 1.75
Size: 480 mm

Balkan SG 26”

Frame: steel, folding, 26”
Fork: steel, rigid, 26"
Brakes: front V-brake
Crankset: single, 38T, L=170mm
Shifters: -
Front hub: AssEss AE-235F
Rear hub: coaster brake
Rims: Aeron 26" alloy, double-wall
Tires: Kenda K-849 26"x1.95
Size: 500 mm (20”)(L)

Balkan Comfort 20

Frame: steel, suspension, folding
Fork: steel rigid 20
Brakes: alloy front V-brake
Crankset: single, 38T, L=152mm
Rear hub: Shimano NEXUS 3-SPEED COASTER BRAKE
Rims: AERON, 20" alloy, double-wall
Tires: KENDA 20x1.75
Size: 335 mm (15”)(XS)

BALKAN Classic 20

Frame: steel, folding
Fork: steel rigid 20
Brakes: alloy front V-brake
Crankset: single, 38T, L=152mm
Rear hub: FAVORIT COASTER BRAKE
Rims: AERON, 20" alloy, double-wall
Tires: KENDA 20x1.75
Size: 335 mm (15”)(XS)

Junior

LX 24

Frame: alloy, hard-tail
Fork: RST CAPA ML 50mm 24" w/Lock Out system
Brakes: V-brake Shimano BR-M422
Crankset: Shimano FC-M311-L, 170MM, 42X32X22T
Freewheel: Shimano CS-HG41-8
Shifters: Shimano SL-M360, ACERA
Front derailleur: Shimano FD-M360, ACERA
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-M360
Rims: AERON, 24" alloy, double-wall
Tires: KENDA K-rad 24x2.30
Size: 305 mm (15”)(XS)

LX 24

LX 24

Colt 24

Frame: steel (24)
Fork: St rigid 24
Brake: V-brake Al
Crankset: St (42x34x24) 152mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ20
Shifters: Shimano SL-RS-35
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TY21
Tires: Kenda 24x1.95
Size: 430 mm

Freak 24

Frame: steel (24)
Fork: St suspension 24
Brake: V-brake Al
Crankset: St (42x34x24) 152mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ20
Shifters: Shimano SL-RS-35
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TY21
Tires: Kenda 24x1.95
Size: 450 mm

Galaxy 24

Frame: steel
Fork: ZOOM 327E 24"
Brakes: V-brake Power
Crankset: DETAI Series 42/34/24
Freewheel: POWER 6-SPEED
Shifters: POWER Series
Front derailleur: POWER
Rear derailleur: POWER
Hubs: ASSESS
Rims: 24" alloy, single-wall 36H
Tires: KENDA K-849 24x1,95
Size: 394 mm (15”)(XS)
Weight:

Fox 24

Frame: steel (24)
Fork: St suspension 24
Brake: V-brake Al
Crankset: St (42x34x24) 152mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ20
Shifters: Shimano SL-RS-35
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TY21
Tires: Kenda 24x1.95
Size: 450 mm

Balkan Kid 20

Frame: steel, 20”
Fork: steel, rigid, 20"
Brakes: front V-brake
Crankset: single, 38T, L=152mm
Front hub: AssEss AE-235F
Rear hub: coaster brake
Rims: 20" alloy, single-wall
Tires: Kenda K-395 20"x1.95
Size: 270 mm (15”)(XS)

Ace 20

Frame: steel (20)
Fork: St rigid 20
Brake: V-brake
Crankset: St (40 T) 152mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ20
Shifters: Shimano SL-RS-35
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TY21
Tires: Kenda 20x1.95
Size: 320 mm

Star 20

Frame: steel (20)
Fork: St rigid 20
Brake: V-brake
Crankset: St (40 T) 152mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ20
Shifters: Shimano SL-RS-35
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TY21
Tires: Kenda 20x1.95
Size: 320 mm

Colt 20

Frame: steel (20)
Fork: St rigid 20
Brake: front V-brake; rear coaster brake
Crankset: St (40 T) 152mm
Freewheel: -
Shifters: -
Rear hub: coaster brake
Tires: Kenda 20x1.95
Size: 290 mm

Freak 20

Frame: steel (20)
Fork: St suspension 20
Brake: V-brake Al
Crankset: St (40 T) 152mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ20
Shifters: Shimano SL-RS-35
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TY21
Tires: Kenda 20x1.95
Size: 320 mm

Fox 20

Frame: steel (20)
Fork: St suspension 20
Brake: V-brake Al
Crankset: St (40 T) 152mm
Freewheel: Shimano MF-TZ20
Shifters: Shimano SL-RS-35
Rear derailleur: Shimano RD-TY21
Tires: Kenda 20x1.95
Size: 320 mm

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