U.S. Patent No. 8,617,015
U.S. Patent No. 8,617,015 B2 awarded Dec, 2013
A very long time in the process, this new Patent 8,617,015 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”. This technology comes through product design and development at Synthesis for WickWerks. And, it serves as another example of technology we have assisted with perfecting. Synthesis Engineering Services, Product Development at it’s best.
US Patent 8,617,015 (including the European and Asian counterparts) is one of several patents now in the portfolio fort superior bicycle front shifting. This, like the other Intellectual Property of the portfolio, is available for license through WickWerks LLC. Read more about it at Free Patents Online or on the WickWerks Website.
As an interesting point of reference, this is the parent case for US Patent 8,092,329 noted in an earlier post as well as for the European patent #09814912.3-1254 awarded previously. More pending Intellectual Property also refers back to this important parent case.
Bicycle chainrings made with this technology are the best and fastest shifting chainrings available, yet they are easy to get. You can purchase them on the WickWerks website.
Continuation Note, September 2014
Yet another continuation application from the above original case 8,617,015 above was granted September 2, 2014 as USA Patent No. 8,821,329. This new one is also titled “Bicycle Chain Rings With Ramps“. And, it adds to the WickWerks Intellectual Property Portfolio and is available for license through WickWerks LLC.
The patent list for bicycle shift improvements continues to grow through continued product development — yielding improvements and even more innovations along the way.
More importantly, the chainrings made with this technology continue to dominate in performance throughout the world. If you ride, you really should try these rings — they may Shift Your Expectations.
This is what we do at Synthesis. We develop cool and innovative products. Some are the initial ideas of our clients, some start with us, but they all improve our customers. When you’re ready to advance your product portfolio, give us a call. We can’t promise patents, but we can promise innovative thinking and constructive engineering product development.