The Burgers bicycle was completely developed in the 1910s, which you can also see in the names of the models (Standard, AA, AN, Riche and Royal) which where used again and again.
Burgers, founded in 1864, was around 1900 the largest Dutch bicycle factory. 'Simplex' was the only real Dutch competitor. The other competitors where foreign.
Burgers was known for its qualitative eminent bicycles. It was a advanced and innovating enterprise which used the words 'quality' and 'pioneer' not in vain.