News and trivia from WickWerks and the Bicycle Industry about events, product announcements, and other happenings. Catch drivetrain advancements and issues, but also race results of sponsored riders, profiles, courses and other news worthy things interesting to share.
The quest for optimum gearing performance in every condition — the holy grail — is elusive and fraught with compromises. That landscape is changing as WickWërks introduces . . .More
It took a while, but it’s finally here. The United States Patent Office has granted US Patent 8,617,015 covering aspects of the WickWerks chainring ramps and shifting technology. The patent was issued December 31, 2013 — making it an awesome New Year’s present. This now adds to the portfolio of WickWerks Intellectual Property. More
WickWërks, along with Katie Compton have put some very special articles for auction in support of the AMY D. FOUNDATION. WickWërks will be auctioning one set of their newest cyclocross rings – the 42/34 combination – along with a brand new Trek Cyclocross Collective jersey donated by Katie Compton. The auction starts More
Race Face introduced a new product this year in their “Next” family. It was rumored for a while – supposed to be a super duper light, super stiff and fantastic new crank. Now the next Race Face Next SL is here, and I’m particularly interested because I thought the last version was pretty fantastic – how would they out-do that?More
Each new crank brings the cool opportunity to make it shift better, shift faster and improve the look. If SRAM’s new Force 22 is with you, WickWerks has the weaponry to feel the Force like never before. It may not make you the new Jedi of ‘cross, but More
On August 13, 2013, US Patent 8,506,436 was granted with assigned intellectual property rights to WickWerks LLC. This is another in the line of bicycle chainring and derailleur patents and intellectual property rights to be awarded for the innovative efforts at WickWerks.More
Such a sad day!
In the wake of the Black Forest fire (June, 2013) just outside of Colorado Springs, the following pictures were taken of the remains of some bikes pulled from what used to be the garage of a bicycle (and tricycle) enthusiast.More
In a show of our support for cyclocross, cycling athletes, and the efforts of USA Cycling to put on such events, WickWerks was represented at CX Nationals not only by the many athletes that ride our products, but also with big, bold banners around the course!More