Chris King Precision Components hires former head chef of Clyde Common

Chris DiMinno, shown here at the 2013 Chris King Gourmet Century.(Photo by J. M Chris King Precision Components has hired well-known Portland chef Chris DiMinno. DiMinno has spent the past five years as head chef at Clyde Common, a popular restaurant on SW Stark adjacent to the Ace Hotel. The move by King has made … Read more


The making of a Cielo; a bike that’s purely Portland

King Cycle Group employee Danny Hayford secures a dropout inside a CNC machine; one of several processes the parts go through before they end up on a Cielo frame.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) It’s sort of strange that Portland’s largest bicycle manufacturer isn’t known for making bicycles. But that’s the case with Chris King Precision Components, … Read more


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Kris Bedsaul named new Chris King/Cielo Bicycles GM

Big staffing move from Portland largest bicycle company: Chris King Precision Components is pleased to announce that effective October 7th, 2013 Kris “Kirby” Bedsaul will be starting as General Manager for Chris King Precision Components and Cielo Bicycles. Kirby has a long relationship with Chris King Precision Components having managed sales in the early 2000s … Read more


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Local industry news roundup: King, Zen, Rapha, Dalton, Murphy and Kinn

Greg Hudson is featured in a promo shot for Chris King’s new wheelset offerings. With the big bicycle industry trade show (Interbike) just wrapping up, and with lots of local bike industry news piling up on my desk in the past few weeks, I figured it was time for another roundup… Chris King Precision Components … Read more