KMC CHAIN INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD was established in Tainan County, Taiwan in 1977. Ever since then, the company has been devoted to the production of professional bicycle chains. In the 1980's, the bicycle industry was developing vigorously, and competition was surfacing on the chain market. Nonetheless, KMC Group stood out among all the chain manufacturers. In 1986, KMC Group started a partnership with the Japanese supplier, Shimano Inc, signed the technical cooperation memorandum, and began supplying the needed series of chains. This partnership has lasted continuously to date.
In this section you can find useful information about the bicycle chains which Velomania Ltd. represents.
Founded by Shozaburo Shimano in 1921, Shimano base its headquarters in Sakai, Japan and is famous for producing bicycle components. Shimano is the leader of the global bicycle component market, commanding approximately 50% of the market share. It is a multinational corporation with over 7 700 staff members and offices in 21 countries. Its products include drivetrains, brakes, wheels and pedal components for road, mountain and hybrid bikes.
Hailing from San Jose, California, Gamut was set up in 2004 by a group of riders with one simple goal - to produce lightweight, highly adjustable and easy to install downhill components. They quickly came to market with some great products and have since secured sponsorship deals with some of the worlds top athletes including Ben Reid (Iron Horse, Shimano, DT Swiss) and Greg Minnar (Santa Cruz Syndicate) proving the product can really cut it on the world cup circuit.