"The great adventure of Selle Italia began just outside of Milan in the village of Corsico in 1897. Selle Italia was originally founded to make saddles for everyday bicycles used for transportation. Back then, automobiles were an unaffordable for most and the bicycle was the transport of choice for many.
Fast forward to the late 1970's. The automobile had long replace the bicycle as a primary mode of transport and cycling was more for sport than anything.
The Bigolin family took over Selle Italia and began an upward trajectory that propelled Selle Italia to the top with continuous product innovation encompassing new construction techniques and using new materials. This innovation and vision has made Selle Italia the acknowledged #1 source for high-end bicycle saddles worldwide."
"We move forward with a desire to deliver the best possible components to our customers and a determined spirit of competition."
"Jagwire is the number-one cable and housing brand in the world. You'll find Jagwire cables and housings on Giant, Specialized, Felt, Trek, BMC, Cannondale, Norco, Scott, Globe, KHS, Bianchi, Ridley and hundreds more international brands. Jagwire invites you to take your bike beyond ordinary in a blaze of light, color and texture with our family of integrated control system products. From a rainbow of cable housings and brake pads to stylish shifter mounts, Jagwire helps you transform your ride into a rolling gallery of self-expression."
"Since 1993 Lizard Skins has created products to meet the needs and wants of cyclists around the world. With a wide variety of cycling products, from its well-known chainstays to its gripping bar tape, Lizard Skins has everything you need to make the most of your ride. Our mission is to protect the bike and rider while making the ride more enjoyable."
fi'zi:k is a racing brand. It represents beauty, speed, passion, freedom for those who race against each other, race against the clock and for enthusiast cyclists around the world who identify with the feeling of the fire of competition.
"Planet Bike was born from the heart of a cyclist and our goal is to make innovative, high quality, and practical bicycle accessories. Simply put, we strive to design and develop the best bicycle products in the world."
"Incremental enhancements. Perpetual improvements. Revolutionary Innovation. When advancements are continuously made to every attribute of every component, the result is overall performance that is simply second to none. And to real cycling enthusiasts, there is nothing more gratifying then achieving the ultimate ride. And the best part is we just keep making it better. This is what SRAM is all about."
"Ritchey bicycle components have been raced to victory in some of the biggest cycling competitions in the world including the UCI World Championships, the Tour de France and the Olympics and it all began in a simple garage in Menlo Park, California with Tom Ritchey.'
"All-City's goal is to make a significant contribution to the equipment and culture of urban cycling. This is not a cash in, this is not a fad, this is our life, our love, our community and our dream. We are a company of riders making products for other riders."
"Every year bikes change, styles and trends evolve, old bikes are in need of repairs and new bikes are waiting for that personal touch. We provide the means to keep your bike on the road and fun to ride!"