Cane Creek Hires Devon Sullivan as Suspension Design Engineer


FLETCHER, NC – August 5, 2010 – Cane Creek Cycling Components has hired Devon Sullivan as a Suspension Design Engineer.


Drawing on his experience as an avid north shore downhill rider, Sullivan will use his mechanical engineering skills to further develop and refine Cane Creek’s suspension product line.

“Devon’s demonstrated ability to innovate across a broad range of industries combined with his rigorous mechanical engineering background made him the ideal candidate and someone we wanted to add to our engineering team. It also doesn’t hurt that he can ride the wheels off a bike,” says Josh Coaplen, Cane Creek’s Director of R&D. “He brings a lot to the table to help us achieve our growth goals in the suspension market.”


Sullivan comes to Cane Creek after designing complex acoustic equipment and mechanisms, holding several joint patents for his work. His prior work shows a propensity for novel solutions and a commitment to unique, user-friendly industrial design.

“This is an exciting opportunity for me,”
Sullivan said. “Cane Creek is such a well respected brand all over the world and the more I heard about the plans to grow the suspension offerings the more I knew this was the place for me. I’m diving in head-first and good things are happening already.”

About Cane Creek Cycling Components
Cane Creek is among the world’s largest producers of bicycle headsets and has a long, rich history in the evolution of bicycle suspension technologies. Cane Creek produces the class-leading Double Barrel rear damper that is widely regarded as the world’s best rear bicycle shock for downhill and freeride applications.

Jason Grantz
Cane Creek Cycling Components

About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.

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