Bicycle Component

Some articles on bicycle, components, bicycles, component, bicycle component:

Sun Tour - History
... and sprockets, the company concentrated on producing bicycle gearing components ... was the first Japanese gear and shifter manufacturer to introduce indexed shifting on bicycles (indexed shifting appeared at least as early as the Funiculo ... - the Unit-Hub - which combined freewheel and hub in one component (unit hubs were available at least as early as the 1938 Bayliss-Wiley, probably earlier) ...
Tullio Campagnolo
... He patented the quick release skewer and founded the Campagnolo bicycle component company ... Tullio Campagnolo was one of the greatest legends in bicycle component invention and manufacture ... This quick release skewer, which is in use and famous today, enables a bicycle wheel to be removed and re-attached quickly and was the first of his many inventions from his father’s Vicenza ...

Famous quotes containing the words component and/or bicycle:

    ... no one knows anything about a strike until he has seen it break down into its component parts of human beings.
    Mary Heaton Vorse (1874–1966)

    I well recall my horror when I heard for the first time, of a journalist who had laid in a pair of what were then called bicycle pants and taken to golf; it was as if I had encountered a studhorse with his hair done up in frizzes, and pink bowknots peeking out of them. It seemed, in some vague way, ignominious, and even a bit indelicate.
    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)