Basil Bike Bags, Panniers and Baskets

basil bike bags, panniers and basketIn the early seventies the former owner Nico van Balveren, at the time still a bicycle retailer, started with the development and production of various models of bicycle baskets.   In 1976 Nico  established ‘N. van Balveren Riet Import-Export’. After a few years the name of the company was changed into the brand name BASIL. The word ‘Basil’ is a contraction of ‘van Balveren’and ‘SILvolde’ (Silvolde is the original domicile).

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About Basil Bike Bags, Panniers and Baskets

In the early seventies the former owner Nico van Balveren, at the time still a bicycle retailer, started with the development and production of various models of bicycle baskets.   In 1976 Nico  established ‘N. van Balveren Riet Import-Export’. After a few years the name of the company was changed into the brand name BASIL. The word ‘Basil’ is a contraction of ‘van Balveren’and ‘SILvolde’ (Silvolde is the original domicile). Since 2001 the company has been taken over by Marthijn van Balveren, son of Nico.