WickWërks Chainrings – The Performance Difference For Serious Cyclists The photo below shows a collection of 42 tooth chainrings (aka sprockets or gears) designed specifically for Cyclocross by Synthesis, and produced by WickWerks. They call these (the shifting ones), “The World’s Fastest Shifting Chainrings” because
A flag — Well, a banner — No, a Course Feature. OK, we’re not sure sure what it is, but it was created as a WickWerks promotional piece to be used at Bicycle Races like CrossVegas. Having something over a race course is not new, but the simple stand and sewn flag is certainly a […]
When you think of safety on the ski slopes, it’s not usually tractors or bright warm summer days that come to mind.
U.S. Patent No. 8,617,015 B2 awarded Dec, 2013 A very long time in the process, this new Patent titled “Bicycle Chain Rings” has issued. It covers the fundamental elements of the bicycle chain shifting technology used to make the “World’s Fastest Shifting Chainrings”
Just received notice that 5 new design patents will be officially issued September 17, 2013. These new patents cover the designs of several license plate frames with various artistic elements.
Have You Ever Done an Obstacle Race? Obstacle races like the “Muddy Buddy” and “Foam Fest” have become a fun entertainment for many people wanting a different type of athletic challenge. Indeed, if you’ve seen them, heard about them, or participated in them, they do offer some amazing challenges
The “Buy the Way” Section of Synthx.com is Back On-Line! Our special section of Do-it-Yourself plans — titled (as a play on words) — Buy the Way — has been off for a while as we have revised and upgraded the site. It is now back on-line and functioning. This is the place to purchase […]
In Louisville, KY at the Cyclocross World Championships, 2013, many of these top athletes were riding products that were designed and engineered right here at Synthesis! Did you know, the “World’s Fastest Shifting Chainrings” — produced and sold by WickWerks — are designed, and tested right here in Colorado Springs? Fun facts: Katie Compton, one […]
News Report Spotlight on a Synthesis Customer and Prototype This is a very cool, non-lethal approach to protection from a viscous animal — in particular, dogs. The product was designed to protect people providing services that may be surprised by an over protective animal while reading meters, delivering packages, marking underground utilities, etc.. Two things […]
Recent Technical Article Revisions
New Scope Levers Announced by 3Gun Stuff Expanding their market to include ever more product range, 3 Gun Stuff has added some additional scope levers for the shooting sportsman — Levers designed at Synthesis. This is a nifty little product for those who use scopes with adjustable optics. It expands the adjustment dial and creates […]
To support our customer in presentation and promotion of their products (products designed at Synthessi), we spent several days at Laguna Seca near Monterey California at the WickWerks booth. (And riding our bikes.) Being in the bicycle industry ourselves, and having designed several other products and components for bicycles, we always welcome the chance to […]
A long time in the works, this U.S. Patent titled “Bicycle Chain Rings with Ramps” covers elements of the shifting technology we at Synthesis have been working on for the past several years. The patent was finally awarded Jan, 2012 after several years in incubation. This is one of several patents on the technology behind […]