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 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 was refined through products designed and developed at Synthesis for WickWerks. This is another example of technology we have assisted with perfecting for many years.
US Patent 8,617,015 (including the European and Asian counterparts) is one of several patents now in the portfolio aimed at 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 posting as well as for the European patent #09814912.3-1254 awarded previously. More pending Intellectual Property also refers back to this parent case.
Bicycle chainrings made with this technology are noted as the best shifting chainrings available and can be purchased on the WickWerks website at WickWerks.com
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 titled “Bicycle Chain Rings With Ramps” is also added to the WickWerks Intellectual Property Portfolio and is available for license through WickWerks LLC.
The patent list continues to grow through continued product development — yielding improvements and 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.