Brake Lever Units Hydraulic brakes Brakes HOPE Bike High quality brakes, hubs, headset and components. Hope Technology was founded at the end of the 1980s as a processing company for third parties, creating tools and equipment for the numerous local aerospace companies. In 1989 they started producing disc brakes for newly developed mountain bikes. Initially tested by the owners Ian Weatherill and Simon Sharp, the success of Hope brakes is constant and always renewed over the years. All components are manufactured in the Barnoldswick factory, a state-of-the-art facility with nearly 100 employees and 55 CNC machines. Refined and quality components that project Hope among the greats of world cycling.