Seattle Bike Supply adds Power Cordz to wholesale distribution

Seattle Bike Supply (SBS) picks up Power Cordz for their bicycle wholesale catalog. Io DuPont, maker of Power Cordz, believes SBS and new UCI rules will help the lightweight cables grow in cyclo-cross.
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Oct. 28, 2010 - PRLog -- Boise, ID, October 26, 2010 – Boise, ID—Seattle Bike Supply (SBS) has added ultra-lightweight Power Cordz™ synthetic fiber bicycle cables as a new product in their wholesale catalog.

Kurt Hall, engineer for Redline Bicycles, home of top performance bicycles in cyclo-cross and 29’r mountain bikes said of the new offering, “Power Cordz™ deliver the smoothest shifting I’ve ever felt; they provide a true, light touch to integrated road levers.”

“SBS offers great brands and service to their customers,” says Tony DuPont, the lead engineer behind Power Cordz™ and founder of Io DuPont. “They also have a ton of credibility in cyclo-cross and, with the new UCI rules allowing mechanical disc brakes in cyclo-cross races, we couldn’t ask for a better partner than SBS as we grow in that direction.”

According to DuPont, the non-corrosive synthetic fibers of Power Cordz™ offer superior modulation and performance to mechanical disc brake systems. They also shed mud, water, and debris more efficiently while being more than 75% lighter than their steel counterparts.

Power Cordz™ are now available at Seattle Bike Supply with or without housing for both brake and derailleur systems and in Classic Black or True White. Check for compatibility information at Power Cordz™ are not compatible with typical, cantilever cyclo-cross brakes.

About Power Cordz –   Based in Boise, ID, Io DuPont develops high-quality and innovative technologies for the bicycle industry. Power Cordz™ are a synthetic fiber cable system designed to address the problems of steel control cables currently used on bikes:   stretching, corroding, and unnecessary weight and friction.  Years of research, testing and teaming up with the best synthetic fiber experts were necessary to produce Power Cordz, a fiber control cord that does not corrode and is 75% lighter than the current standard!  Power Cordz are sold worldwide through multiple distribution channels.

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Power Cordz™ synthetic fiber cable system was designed to address the problems of steel control cables currently used on the bicycle. Power Cordz™ are 75% lighter than steel, resist dirt, dust and corrosion, and never stretch or lose precision.
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