KHS hires Lee Kilpatrick for Sapim spoke and Ryde rim sales

By Stephen Frothingham

OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — KHS Bicycle Parts has hired Lee Kilpatrick to expand the importer’s sales of Sapim spokes and Ryde rims to OEMs and specialty wheel builders.

KHS’ president, Thorsten Schaette said, “We are excited to bring Lee on board. We will gain more visibility in the wheel building industry and prove Sapim and Ryde to be world leaders in the supply chain.”

Kilpatrick said, “I have always loved wheels. A passion of building wheels came when competing in BMX racing which led to a personal national championship. Bikes have always been a part of my life and I look forward to building new relationships within the industry.”

Kilpatrick has previously worked with SKS-USA, Highway Two, Marwi USA, and Dan’s Competition. He can be reached at

KHS Bicycle Parts is the sole U.S. importer for Ryde and Sapim.

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Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News