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Ritchey and Shimano Sign SPD® License Agreement

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LUGANO, Switzerland (12 July) – Shimano Inc. and Ritchey design Inc. have reached an agreement that licenses Ritchey to manufacture and distribute pedals with Shimano’s patented SPD®-technology. Ritchey will continue to produce its current pedal offerings. In a separate agreement Shimano has licensed Ritchey to produce cranks compatible with the Shimano ES-70 eight-tooth spline bottom […]

LUGANO, Switzerland (12 July) – Shimano Inc. and Ritchey design Inc. have reached an agreement that licenses Ritchey to manufacture and distribute pedals with Shimano’s patented SPD®-technology. Ritchey will continue to produce its current pedal offerings. In a separate agreement Shimano has licensed Ritchey to produce cranks compatible with the Shimano ES-70 eight-tooth spline bottom bracket. Ritchey parts and bicycles are distributed in over 50 countries worldwide. (OB)

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