Zigo® Granted Patent On Zigo Leader
Patent covers core LeaderLink® technology
South Orange, NJ, September 6, 2010: Zigo today announced that it has been granted U.S. Patent # 7,780,184 covering key aspects of the LeaderLink technology used in the Zigo Leader Carrier Bicycle system. The Leader is an integrated cycle and front-positioned child carrier that converts, using LeaderLink technology, to a stroller, baby jogger, rear trailer or urban cycle in under a minute.
“The issuance of this patent validates the unique engineering and design that has gone into the Zigo Leader,” explained Michael Ehrenreich, M.D., Founder of Zigo. “This is the first of a series of patents that we expect to issue on this technology.”
The LeaderLink system creates a functional connection between the Cycle and the ChildPod, comprising structure, steerage and braking.
The Leader Cycle is available with either a three-speed or a seven-speed Shimano Nexus hub. The Zigo Leader X2, designed for carrying one or two children, is available in either orange or green with an MSRP of $1,399 to $1,599, depending on the model. For more information about the Zigo Leader, or to find a local dealer, please visit www.myzigo.com.
About My Zigo
Zigo, Inc. is a DBA (Doing Business As) of SOMA Cycle, Inc., a privately owned Delaware corporation with principal offices in New Jersey. The Company's mission is to provide human powered vehicles, strollers, and bicycle trailers for use by active parents or other caregivers along with their children. The Company's first product, the Zigo Leader Carrier Bicycle System, can operate as a three-wheeled carrier bicycle, a stroller, jogging stroller, urban bicycle, or trailer, converting among these modes in less than one minute.
Zigo, Leader, ChildPod and LeaderLink are registered trademarks of SOMA Cycle, Inc.