We provide accessible bicycle data, tools and information.

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2020

Founded

896

Bikes

8

Brands

13.6k

Strava KMs

What is Bike Gear Database?

Bike Gear Database (BGDB) archives, normalizes and makes bike data accessible to anyone who may need it. Whether you are an at home mechanic, new to cycling and looking for your first bike or a professional frame builder - we have the data and tools you need.

The Team

We are just getting started! We are a small team of passionate people that believe access to information, tools, and data can democratize the cycling world. If you like the mission and are a data scientist or cycling writer please drop us a line :)

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 and SEO experience. He thrives off of challenge and believes in the power of a well-established process.

Shaun Wuth
Shaun Wuth
Contributor

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
Contributor

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.

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

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