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Component maker Chris King will open its doors for builders and fans next week

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on October 2nd, 2018 at 11:02 am

King employees 75 people at their factory and headquarters in northwest industrial.
(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland)

Portland’s largest bike industry company plans to throw open its factory doors next week.
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Chris King hires Jay Sycip, looks toward Cielo Cycles rebirth

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on September 7th, 2008 at 11:17 pm

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Chris King’s marketing director Chris
Distefano (L) and Jay Sycip at an event
in Portland back in May.
(Photos © J. Maus)

Portland’s reputation as a hotbed for custom bike building has just taken another major leap forward with news breaking over the weekend that Chris King Precision Components has hired SyCip Designs co-founder and renowned framebuilder Jay Sycip (pronounced “see-sip”).

Sycip will work as a product manager for the company, but he’s also being hired to help Mr. Chris King revive Cielo Cycles, a framebuilding brand he created three decades ago.

The hire is a coup for Chris King and for Portland. [Read more…]