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2020

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908

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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.

Contributors

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.

shoko Hemmingsen
shoko Hemmingsen
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Shoko lives in Northern Japan and has made a career connecting cool people from all over the world to the country. Oh, she's also a kick ass mom.

nate kay
nate kay
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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.

barry lachapelle
barry lachapelle
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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.

jay pozo
jay pozo
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Jay is a cyclist who has worked on the web since the 90s. He has lead teams for companies like Disney. He now moonlights as an entrepreneur.

ashley szukalski
ashley szukalski
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Ashley is a British-born designer living in Tokyo, Japan. He leads teams and design at IDEO Tokyo. You can find him hammering up the Tamagawa River trails.

shaun wuth
shaun wuth
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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.

Advisors

BGDB is lucky to have a small team of industry pros helping to guide the ship.

alex black
alex black
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Alex has led two successful companies from zero to acquistion and is working on a third. You can find him in the trails on his hardtail Specialized in Victoria, BC.

jesse campbell
jesse campbell
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Jesse is a design veteran who helps build businesses at his Victoria-based agency called Partner. He also likes running, biking and DJing in the woods.

john collery
john collery
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John is a globally experienced human-centered venture designer. He has built companies from zero and was a business design leader at IDEO.org.

Friends & Partners

OverPakr
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Tutti Gravel Inn
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Salty Beard Bikepacking
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dib Sports
dib Sports
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BGDB is made in British Columbia, Canada 🇨🇦