We provide accessible bicycle data, tools and information

Man biking on gravel road

2020

Founded

896

Bikes

8

Brands

13.6k

Strava KMs

Bike Gear Database (BGDB) archives, normalizes and provides accessible bike data. Whether you are new to cycling and looking for your first bike or have years of expertise in the industry—we have the data, tools and information you need.

The Team

We are a small team of passionate people that love cycling, data and making stuff. If you are interested in helping out, please drop us a line. We are just getting started!

barry lachapelle
barry lachapelle
founder

Barry has been cycling and creating digital products around the world for 20+ years. He was a design leader at IDEO, IDEO.org and Nike’s Innovation Lab.

nate kay
nate kay
strategy

Nate has over 20 years of web strategy / marketing experience. He thrives off of challenge and believes in the power of a well-established process.

shaun wuth
shaun wuth
contributer

Shaun is a lifelong cyclist and ultra-runner. From Cape Town, South Africa he now lives and works as a software development manager in BC, Canada.

jay pozo
jay pozo
contributer

Jay is a cyclist who has worked on the web since it was called cyberspace. He has lead teams for companies like Disney and Blast Radius. He now moonlights as an entrepreneur.

ashley szukalski
ashley szukalski
contributer

Ashley is a British-born designer living in Tokyo, Japan. He leads teams and design at IDEO Tokyo. On his days off you can find him hammering up the beautiful Tamagawa River trails.

john collery
john collery
advisor

John is a globally experienced human-centered venture designer. He has built companies from the ground up and was a business design leader at IDEO.org and Acumen.

Friends & Partners

Salty Beard Bikepacking
Salty Beard Bikepacking
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dib Sports
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BGDB is made in British Columbia, Canada 🇨🇦