GHOST-Bikes was founded by the young bike enthusiasts Uwe Kalliwoda and Klaus Möhwald in Waldsassen, in the Upper Palatinate region of North Bavaria in 1993. The brand develops produces high-quality bikes for professional and recreational riders. The range covers mountain bikes, road bikes, trekking bikes, e-bikes and urban models. GHOST is also a committed sponsor for some of the world’s best MTB teams and riders. The company is growing fast and employs 335 staff, 135 of whom work in the home town of Waldsassen. As well as corporate locations in the Netherlands, Spain, Korea, Southern China and Taiwan, GHOST focuses on future of production in Germany. 70% of all GHOST bikes are already manufactured in Waldsassen. In 2008, Uwe Kalliwoda and Klaus Möhwald offered their owner-managed business to the Accell Group from the Netherlands. Accell continues to trust the expertise of the company's founder Uwe Kalliwoda (CEO).