Olympic/Paralympic bikes

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  1. funflair

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    "Not a lot of people know this" But the Olympic track team were all using carbon fibre chainrings when they won medals in Rio, many of the Para-cyclists are also using them.
    What even less people know is that these were all made by a small UK business in Stokesley North Yorkshire.
    And, if you knew all that I bet you didn't know that it was the business that we set up over 25 years ago.

    If you are interested in this and other motorsport stuff have a look on Facebook or t'internet for Fibre-lyte.

    I am proud as punch that they are carrying on and developing what we started.

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    Nice one Martin. It's great when you see something you built succeed isn't it? (y)(y)
     
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    Our aim was for the business to go forward and prosper with and for the benefit of the people that helped build it, to that end we sold out to existing employees who knew the business and had a vested interests in its future.

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    Did they persevere with the elliptical chainwheels?
     
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    Yes I knew ;) Those huge chainrings you made for Nick Bowdler (y)
     
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    All sorts of funny shapes doing the rounds "no pun intended" but they take a lot of drawing on the CAD machine round is bad enough.

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    They weren't big Andy

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    110 tooth for a roller record attempt.

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