Hayes Buys Answer/Manitou
MEQUON, USA Hayes Bicycle Group (manufacturers of the Hayes Disc Brake and Sun Ringle brands) has bought Answer/Manitou, maker of suspension forks and rear shocks as well as handlebars and stems.
MEQUON, USA – Hayes Bicycle Group (manufacturer of the Hayes disc brakes and Sun Ringle’ brands) has bought Answer/Manitou, maker of suspension forks and rear shocks as well as handlebars and stems. The take over comes just one month after the company announced having bought Wheelsmith Fabrications, Inc that took place end of September and about one year after the acquisition of Sun Metal Products. Hayes Bicycle Group is owned by HB Performance Systems, a company that is specialized in the manufacturing of brake systems for agricultural and industrial machinery, motorcycles, bikes, Powersports and turf verhicles. The take over is not yet announced by the two companies but has been confirmed by Joel Richardson, marketing manager of Hayes Bicycle Group.