About Us

With Prices Like These, How Can It Be Any Good?

Rapidé prides itself on being able to offer you excellent quality cycling products at affordable prices. We avoid high retail rent and we manufacture our own products thereby avoiding distributor and brand mark-ups. And because we design and develop our own products we have in-depth knowledge about them.

We've grown by word of mouth and personal recommendation which means we don’t have huge marketing budgets and sponsorship campaigns to pay for. We work smarter so that we can pass on the benefits to you. This is how we do business.

We Don’t Believe That Good Design Should Cost Extra

A little bit more thought, a little bit more practical real world testing makes a big difference to a product. We believe a well-designed, well performing product doesn't necessarily have to cost more.

The seeds of our company were planted in 2009, and the journey has taken us both up and down some winding roads. But our path, to build our own brand with our values and design our own products whenever possible, remains constant.

We Love Cycling

Rapidé, like any good cycling brand is managed by riders, for riders. We are incredibly passionate about all-things-cycling!

A lifetime of riding, both competitively and for pleasure, across all disciplines from BMX to track, road, triathlon and MTB, means what we offer comes with a wealth of experience and love for everything cycling.

When you buy from us, you’re dealing directly – which means we offer personalised advice and efficient service.

  • Prompt Service and delivery.

    Eppie
  • Friendly and no problem with the transaction. Will use again.

    nickc
  • Excellent service from Rapide, my order was delivered in less than 24hrs.

    Fr33rider
  • Brilliant, quick, easy and efficient a credit to The Hub. Will do business again and again.

    Trailman
  • Just unpacked the package and I am blown away by the quality! Being able to get such great products from a local supplier is amazing. Excellent job Wayne, you've got a client for life!

    Jared
  • Thanks Kiwi,
    Im very happy with Rapid hubs and the service was A1.
    Regards,
    Theuns

    MTB TG
  • Thanks just got my goods, thanks for the awesome service

    Chris
  • Great service. Bought a pair of Bolle' glasses on Monday the 3rd of august and received it on Tuesday the 4th of august (in 24 hours)from Gauteng to Cape Town. thank you again will buy from you anytime.

    Alan
  • Straight forward, easy purchase on the Rapide website. Ordered in the afternoon arrived the next morning. That's JHB to CPT nogal!

    Senn
  • I found KIWI here on The Hub and followed the link to his website. I purchased some items from the website and I found the experience amazing. Quick, efficient and way above my expectations. I can recommend his online business as 5 Star!

    SuperStumpFlyJumper
  • Effective, fast & friendly service. Very impressed

    Weppie
  • Thanks for the amazing service. Placed a order 15:00 yesterday and received my parcel at my door 13:00 today!!! Thanks guys

    Willem
  • Good deal on chains. Thanks

    Goodbadugly
  • Super impressed with the service from Rapide. Parts were deliver to me in less than 24h. Thanks guys.

    phenning
  • You guys rock! Ordered yesterday, just received my package! Awesome service! Thank you!

    Fritz
  • Those Rapide components are solid and very sexy. Got myself the bars, tensioner, saddle, chainring and sprocket. Good Products. Good Prices. Good Service.

    popcorn_skollie
  • The fastest delivery service you will get in RSA. I've ordered a number of times from Rapide and delivery was always within 24 Hours. Excellent.

    theRussian
  • Thanks for the excellent customer service. I ordered on Monday and received my parcel in East London by lunch time on Tuesday. The best service ever.
    Regards
    Leon

    Leon
  • Great service. Wish I could buy all my cycling stuff from you!

    Conrad
  • I would just like to say thank you. Never have I experienced such quick and efficient service. I ordered online yesterday and just received my package. I was kept up to date via email throughout the day.

    Keep up the excellent service!!

    Regards
    Yolande

    Yolande
  • Best service I have ever received after buying something  online! Will definitely make use of your services again!

    Kevin
  • @rapidebicycles great service, ordered my single speed parts and delivered first thing on the Monday morning.Well done guys awesome service.

    Pagan-Rider
  • Thanks very much, quality was better than expected and item vs picture was spot on. Have looked on website and may be doing more business with seller in the future.

    KevinRhino
  • Pleasure, will recommend your brand to anyone.

    Amazing products at a great price.

    Thanks for great service

    Dirk
  • Very impressed with the value and efficiency I received ordering bike parts online from @rapidebicycles. Cheers!

    Sam
  • Excellent fast feedback. I have bought a Rapide saddle. Awesome. thanks.

    Undun
  • Great deal, received goods as promised via courier next day....helpful and kept me in the loop regarding the order.
    Will definitely deal with him again.

    rouxtjie
  • Incredible service! Thank you very much!

    NIK-NAK
  • Brilliant service

    Thank you!

    Very happy

    Roger
  • Thanks for the great deal, the glasses were shipped quickly and for keeping me updated with progress. Gonna try not let my dogs get hold of these guys :p

    MTBc
  • Great value for money. Am more than happy. Thanks Kiwi

    Chainsaw
  • Always pleasant, SUPER fast business!!!

    Eco5
  • Great deal! Excellent hubber! No BS!

    jdvisagie
  • Highly recommended Seller, excellent comms... great deal! Thanks Wayne.

    Eagle_i
  • I felt like I was back in the UK! Placed my order at 16h00 on Wed 7th Oct, my goodies at my door by 11h30 Thursday 8th..........Once again AWESOME service and communication! Thanks Kiwi!

    Mambat
  • Thanks for a very bling set of Rapide 650b wheels

    GotThatInCarbon
  • I just want to thank u for the great service from u guys. I never thought that my stuff will be delivered today. Awesome to know that there is a online shop with great service. Thank u plenty.

    Danilo
  • Blindingly fast response in communication and processing of orders. A highly recommended seller with top quality product, and flawless service.

    Traveler
  • Rapide provides the best quality products at the best pricing with lightning fast delivery! What more can you ask for? I have made a total of 3 purchases from this company. I can not give them any less than 5 stars. Well done!

    MJ
  • Just got my bars. Super stoked with the product and level of service !!!!

    Charl
  • Great service. Cant believe how quick I received my parcel.

    Mtbrider
  • Bought a few things from Kiwi. Good and fast service. Great quality products.

    Gandalf
  • Bought handlebars - as advertised, delivered when promised. Great dealing with Wayne as always.

    rattlesnake
  • The driver arrived yesterday afternoon and all is in perfect order. Thanks for the great service!

    James
  • Great service and awesome product.

    Swany05
  • Great, fast, professional service!

    AndyP1975
  • Hi guys. Just to say thank you for the incredible service on a chainring that I ordered yesterday (Sunday) and received it today 15h00. Absolutely brilliant service!!

    Gavin
  • Thank you great service stock delivered in 5 hours well done will revere you guys to all my mtb mates.

    Walter
  • Thank you for a snappy superfast service guys.
    I am really impressed.

    Tian
  • Superb service by @rapidebicycles, order placed at 14h52 yesterday. Item delivered to my door 8h45 this morning! Brilliant.

    Ryan
  • Recently purchased a set of Rapide R29 29er wheels. I am very happy with the deal. Money well spent on good quality product.

    Nic
  • Outstanding service, Thanks!! Less than 24 hours from order to delivery, impressive!

    Henk
  • Just received my order. Thank you for such excellent service!

    Jan
  • Just received my parcel. Once again thanks for the brilliant service.

    Wil6
  • Great service

    Jorrie
  • Hi Guys

    This was my first order from Rapide` and …..wow! ….the turnaround was great …..I received my package today and have already put it on the bike and ridden it.

    Thanks again for the great service.

    Kind regards
    Andrew

    Andrew
  • Excellent experience dealing with him. Online shop with a personal touch. Winning formula.

    Johannrissik
  • Excellent service, placed order yesterday and received bars today trimmed down to 700mm per my request. Thanks. Now just waiting for those carbon bars.

    El Nino
  • Phenomenal way to set a first impression.
    Order arrived already, thanks so much.

    Jason
  • Awesome service and next day delivery. Great product!!!!

    Mikeonthetown
  • Awesome goods, brilliant service

    Cpt Armpies Mayhem
  • Thought I was back in NZ! Ordered and paid yesterday and goods are on my desk at 10am the next day. Top notch service from Kiwi and The Courier Guy. No other service can top this in Durban.

    Sepia
  • all came well with online purchase.

    JakesJS
  • Great Service

    Pusher
  • All the items received and very, very happy with the quality – amazing value for money and top notch service, thanks very much!

    Hayden
  • Ordered a 720 wide bar on a Friday evening and on the Monday morning 09:00 - AT MY DOOR. AWESOME SERVICE. Highly recommended.

    Pah Bear
  • Awesome service. Looking forward to trying out my new NW chainring!

    Lukelockie
  • I just want to drop a message to say big ups to you for incredible service. The turn around time from placing the order to receiving the product was exceptional!

    Looking forward to fitting the bar and getting out on the trails!

    Dave
  • Bought my single speed conversion kit yesterday @ 14h30 delivered today at 10h15. Great service @rapidebicycles!

    Kevin
  • Ordered bars and a saddle on the morning of the 20th. Delivered in the afternoon of the 21st. Impressive!

    Flippa
  • Good product, very good price, excellent service. Always a pleasure.

    Traveler
  • Ordered yesterday late morning and goods on my desk at 1100 today.
    Champion legend service.
    Thanks Wayne
    Can't beat that.

    Sepia
  • Nice guy, bags of knowledge. Professional and easy clean sale.

    Contaminated Haggis
  • Great set of wheels and smooth sale.

    Gandalf
  • Guys,

    WOW truly exceptional service. Received it a few minutes ago and totally gobsmacked at your level of service. Truly remarkable.

    Thank you so much.

    Arno

Contact information

If you have any questions, requests or feedback regarding our products, website or anything else we would love to hear from you! Please get in touch via the contact details on this page, or fill in the contact form below.

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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 08:00 - 18:00

Our Jo'burg office is open for local collections from 08:00 - 18:00 Sat - Sun but please phone or SMS first to make sure we're around!

We also have a Speedpoint at the office and can accept credit and debit card payments in store.

Address:

6 Cavan Street,
Kensington
Johannesburg 2094
Mobile: 071 893 5159

Office Hours:

Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00

Email:

sales@rapide.co.za

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