About us

The Start

Alligator cables & Bicycle Brake Pad

Alligator cables was founded in 1976 by Chairman Mr. Ken Yen Wen in Taiwan under the trading name of Liu Yih.

At it's inception, and with only 5 employees manufacturing brake and control cables for the bicycle, motorcycle and automobile industries, Mr. Wen laid out the principles of dedication to quality and innovation that have guided our company through over two decades of steady growth.

Alligator Cables Today

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Over the past two decades Alligator cables has gone through many changes adapting to both changes within the industry and steady growth.

In 1994 the factory was relocated to a larger and more advanced facility in order to cope with increased demand for our product. Numerous modernization programs to computerize and automate as much of our operations as possible have accompanied this growth.

Today Alligator cables stands as one of the world's premier manufacturers and designer's of bicycle cables with over 15 patents worldwide to show for our unrelenting dedication towards improving cycling through innovative design.

We have over 60 employees, a factory size of over 2344 square meters, and various international quality certifications including TUV ISO 9002, and most recently Japan's VIA certification.

The Start of alligator Brand Name

It was with the development of our competition level Kevlar reinforced Bullet-Proof cable system in 1997 that the decision was made to develop the Alligator cable brand name and start marketing our products in the aftermarket.

To this end Alligator cables called on it's formidable expertise in cable design and manufacturing techniques to develop a range of upgrade product that would substantially improve both the performance and enjoyment of riding for cyclists.

The Future

For the future we envisage that, as always, the sport of cycling will continue to develop and change as new manufacturing processes, new kinds of cycling and new designs arrive on the scene. One thing that will not change however, is Alligator's use of the latest in cutting edge innovation and technology to give cyclist's the world over higher quality better-designed products.

Main products: (company primarily markets brand ALLIGATOR, and OEM as secondary)
Disc Rotor 5 styles 12 colors
Disc Brake Pads Organic - Soft, Semi-Metallic - Middle, Ceramic Sintered - Hard Hydraulic Hose
There are three kinds of pipe materials and 13 colors
There are seven kinds of wire materials and more than 15 kinds of colors

Markets: Sold to Europe, America, Asia, Oceania, and Africa five continents. See agents below:

Quality Certification: Pass auto standard BSI ISO / TS 16949:2002