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derailleurhanger.com is excited to be an authorized reseller and wholesaler of Pilo bike components

We are very excited to announce that derailleurhanger.com is now an authorized reseller and wholesaler of Pilo bike components, and is the exclusive distributor of Pilo bike parts in the United States. Pilo is a well-known and highly regarded manufacturer of high quality bike components, with particular emphasis on replaceable rear derailleur hangers and chainrings. Pilo derailleur hangers […]

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What are direct mount rear derailleur hangers?

At derailleurhanger.com we offer several “direct mount” rear derailleur hangers. In this blog post we will describe what are the differences between standard and direct mount rear derailleurs, and based on that, how direct mount rear derailleur hangers differ from their standard counterparts. To understand why direct mount rear derailleur hangers are needed, we first need to […]

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New search features available on derailleurhanger.com

At derailleurhanger.com we are relentlessly focused on providing the following to each and every customer: The highest quality replaceable rear derailleur hangers available that are machined from aircraft-grade aluminum;The largest number of different types of rear derailleur hangers;Make it as easy as possible for you to find the correct derailleur hanger for your bike;Excellent customer service. Regarding […]

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New Features on derailleurhanger.com Coming in February 2020

Happy New Year! We hope that you are full of anticipation for your bicycling adventures in 2020, whether for commuting, fitness, competition, exploring new or previously traveled terrain, or simply cruising around town or the countryside. As we hope you are aware, derailleurhanger.com is best known for making it easy for you to find the correct hanger […]

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The Impact of Bicycling on Local Economic Vitality

In 2015, singletracks.com published the results of a survey of over 1,400 cyclists in the US, and provided the following statistics (in part): 62 percent of mountain bikers travel specifically to ride in other locationsOn average, mountain bikers take two mountain biking trips a yearThose who do travel to a venue spend about $382 each tripThey travel […]

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MIPS and WaveCel Bike Helmet Safety Technologies

As a follow-up to our previous posts regarding (a) practices that enhance visibility of bicycle riders, and (b) the ANGi crash-sensing device for bike helmets available from Specialized, in this post we will highlight a couple innovations in bike helmet safety technologies. Specifically, we will discuss two safety technologies developed to minimize the effects of rotational forces […]

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How to Convert a Single-speed Bike to Multi-speed Bike

We receive inquiries from customers on a regular basis asking for assistance in helping them convert a single-speed bike to a multi-speed bike; in other words, taking a single-speed bike, and adding a rear derailleur to the bike so that it now can use a multi-gear rear cog. Therefore, we decided to write a blog […]

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