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1986

The Syncros brand is founded by Peter Hamilton and Pippin Osborne in Vancouver, BC.

1991

March 1991 bar end ad plus May 1991 full line ad:
Syncros   Syncros
1992

July 1992 bottom bracket ad:
Syncros 


1992 Syncros catalog:
Trek  Trek  Trek  Trek Trek  Trek  Trek  Trek Trek  Trek  Trek  Trek
Trek


1993

1993 ads:
Syncros  Syncros  Syncros
 

1994

August 1994 hub ad:
Syncros 

1994 Syncros catalog:
Syncros  Syncros  Syncros  Syncros Syncros  Syncros  Syncros  Syncros Syncros  Syncros  Syncros  Syncros
Syncros  Syncros  Syncros

 

1996

1996 Syncros catalog:
Trek  Trek  Trek  Trek Trek  Trek  Trek  Trek Trek  Trek  Trek  Trek



1997

1997 Syncros catalog:
Trek  Trek  Trek  Trek Trek  Trek  Trek  Trek Trek  Trek  Trek  Trek
Trek  Trek  Trek  Trek Trek  Trek  Trek  Trek Trek  Trek  Trek

1998

Schwinn Bicycles' parent company (Questor Partners) acquires GT and Syncros comes with the deal.

 
2001 

Questor Partners goes bankrupt, and Schwinn/GT Cycling Divisions were sold for $86 million to Pacific Cycle LLC parent company of the Mongoose Bicycles brand.  Changes within GT basically eliminated the parts and accessories business causing the Syncros brand to fall dormant.

2002 

UK-based Super Cycles, owned by Mike Poyzer, picks up the Syncros name when its trademark registration lapsed.


2003  

Pacific Cycle pressures Super Cycles with litigation to regain the brand, but the the companies settled and served up a press release to announce the deal:

"Super Cycles and Pacific Cycles have announced that their dispute over the Syncros registered trademark has reached an amicable conclusion. Super Cycles have agreed to transfer the mark to Pacific for an undisclosed sum. This paves the way for Pacific to continue their planned re-introduction of the brand in 2003 with no further complications. Super Cycles will continue to develop their optimum products range with an alternative registered brand for launch in the spring.”


In the fall of 2003,
Tom Ritchey buys Syncros from Pacific, and hired Marshall Cant, formerly of Rocky Mountain Bicycles, as brand manager to rebuild the name and product line.

2012

Scott Sports purchases Syncros

 

 

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