Spring Pads Brake Spare Brakes ASHIMA Bike Ashima’s commitment to R&D and its customers has made the brand synonymous with delivering cutting edge technologies with outstanding aftersales service. This in turn has propelled the brand to the forefront of bicycle control systems development. Indeed in just 5 years the company has acquired in excess of 170 World Wide Patents….that’s a level of commitment that even some major corporations in the World find hard to match.In addition Ashima used 2012 to further develop its RiteToolz brand with the introduction of an extensive range of essential tools for the ride or for the home cycle mechanic. Although specific emphasis was placed at targeting RiteToolz pricing at the personal/home user, no compromise was made in the quality/function and robustness of these tools also making them the perfect addition for any professional cycle workshop.2012 has also seen the launch of an ever diversifying brake systems range, with the introduction of Hydro-Mech and Path-Finder systems. Hydro-Mech is essentially a remote master-cylinder that allows effortless conversion from cable actuated to hydraulic brakes. Ideal for cycle-cross disk conversion or for utilizing light-weight mechanical brake levers on MTB’s. Path-Finder is a reengineered version of the PCB which uses the latest diaphragm technologies and all new caliper/master-cylinders making it ideal for All Mountain/Downhill use.