Cane Creek Cycling Components named one of OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2014

October 2, 2014

FLETCHER (October 2, 2014) – Cane Creek Cycling Components has been selected as one of OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2014. Each year, OUTSIDE recognizes the top 100 companies in the United States that help their employees strike the ideal balance between work and play. These companies encourage employees to lead an active lifestyle, are eco-­conscious, and prioritize giving back to the community. The entire list of winners appears online at

To find the best places to work in the United States, OUTSIDE conducted a rigorous eight-month vetting process in partnership with the Best Companies Group to assess the policies, practices, and demographics of hundreds of companies, and went straight to the employees to hear about factors like corporate culture, role satisfaction, work environment and overall employee engagement. The Best Places to Work list represents the cream of the crop: companies who cultivate a comfortable and collaborative workplace, enable their employees to enjoy the great outdoors and take pride in their roles in the community and the environment.

“If you’re considering a career change or searching for your dream job, OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work list is the first place to look,” said OUTSIDE Executive Editor Michael Roberts. “These companies set the standard for workplaces that really value their employees and offer an experience that’s fulfilling inside and outside the office.”

“Cane Creek Cycling Components is proud to have made this celebrated list. As an employee-­owned, American manufacturer, we are here for more than just a paycheck.  Across the board, our employees are building something larger,” says Scott Sonnone, CEO.

Cane Creek has manufactured high-­‐end bicycle components in Fletcher, North Carolina since 1991. Daily lunch rides, company pig-­pickin’s, specialty beer tastings and town hall meetings are just a few things that make the culture so unique.  Employees also enjoy the opportunity to test and contribute to some of the most innovative products in the bike industry. Cane Creek has introduced an impressive list of parts: the threadless headset, a forerunner to modern disc brakes, and the first angle-­adjusting headset.  Most recently, it’s line of Double Barrel shocks brought Twin Tube technology and 4-­way independent adjustability from motorsport applications to bicycle suspension.

The complete list of Best Places to Work winners is featured online at

About Cane Creek Cycling Components: Cane Creek is an employee-­owned company based in the mountains of North Carolina. The company is deeply rooted in the culture of cycling and has built its reputation producing the industry’s top components. From the introduction of threadless headset technology in 1991 to the ground-­breaking Double Barrel suspension line in 2005, Cane Creek continues to push the envelope with its attention to innovation and quality. To learn more about Cane Creek contact (800) 234-­‐2725 or visit


About OUTSIDE: OUTSIDE is America’s leading active lifestyle brand. Since 1977, OUTSIDE has covered travel, sports, adventure, health, and fitness, as well as the personalities, the environment, and the style and culture of the world Outside. The OUTSIDE family includes OUTSIDE magazine, the only magazine to win three consecutive National Magazine Awards for General Excellence, The Outside  Buyer’s Guides, Outside Online, Outside Television, Outside Events,  Outside+ tablet edition, Outside Books, and now Outside GO, a revolutionary, 21st-­‐ century adventure-­‐travel company.

About THE BEST COMPANIES GROUP: Best Companies Group works with national and local partners around the country and internationally to establish and manage “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, statewide, regional and industry basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment, utilizing employer questionnaires and employee-­satisfaction surveys, BCG identifies and recognizes companies who have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.