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One snowy day this spring, Vital MTB was greeted by the Hayes Components truck in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We hopped in and headed to the first of two major facilities in the area, where we would take a factory tour and see some really interesting things. Because Hayes Components (formerly known as the Hayes Bicycle Group) is the parent company that oversees Hayes Disc Brakes, Sun Ringle, Wheelsmith, Answer Products, and Manitou, there was a lot of cool stuff to cover. Without further ado, let’s go inside!

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1 comment
  • SpokeApparel

    6/25/2011 1:20 PM

    thanks a lot for this detailed tour. just bought wheelsmith spokes to build my DH wheel set. really cool to see how they are made. even more excited to build em up now and really happy to see they are American made.