Bikerumor Shimano Factory Tour provides an inside look at how Shimano cranks brakes and cassettes are made at their Sakai City Osaka Japan headquarters

Shimano Factory Tour – This is why they’re masters of the metal

Shimano's factory is a closely guarded fortress of modernity and manufacturing. Walk inside and you're greeted with an amazingly spacious, clean lobby with cutaways...
specialized headquarters factory tour - custom employee and concept bikes and paint jobs

Specialized HQ Tour: Inside their all-new Innovation Center R&D test lab & machine shop!

From the outside, the Specialized headquarters building in Morgan Hill, CA, looks much the way it did when we visited last summer and toured...

Factory Tour: Paired spokes or not, Rolf Prima is still going strong

It's been just about 23 years since paired spoke technology was first licensed by prolific inventor Rolf Dietrich. Since then, an incredible amount of...
HIA Velo Factory Tour shows how carbon fiber bicycles are made to create their Allied Cycle Works carbon road bikes

HIA Velo factory tour: This is how they make carbon frames, start to finish

When we visited HIA Velo, they opened the doors and gave us full access to their factory. Nothing was off limits, carte blanche to...

First Look: Astral offers proven Rolf Prima Performance in non-paired spoke designs

Earlier this month, we had plans to visit the headquarters of Rolf Prima in Eugene, OR. The plan was to check out their space,...

This Week’s Best Posts! Philly Bike Show recap, Reviews, Kenda HQ tour & more!

This week we saw the highlights from Philly Bike Expo, all recapped in a special section below, featuring work by legends like Bilenky, Winter,...

With on-site test track, American Technology Center is upping Kenda’s tire game

It's somewhat hard to believe that in all of their years of making bicycle tires, this was the first time Kenda has held a...

Factory Tour: Unior Tools Part 1, bike tools born out of European forges

We recently had visited Unior in Slovenia to go behind the scenes to see how bike tools are still being made in Europe. In...
kenda factory tour shows how bicycle inner tubes are made

Kenda Tire Factory Tour: Part 2 – How they make inner tubes

Our Kenda Factory Tour started off showing how bicycle tires are made, from raw rubber all the way through the finished product. Part Two...

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