The Wright Brothers Cycle Company bicycle head tube badge

BEFORE THEY FLEW, THEY RODE

Dayton, Ohio. BUILT WRIGHT-TO-ORDER, Wright-inspired bikes are being assembled again (after more than a hundred years) in the very city the brothers called home, Dayton, Ohio. The Wright Brothers® custom built Van Cleve™ 1896 Adventure Bicycle and St. Clair™ 1896 Adventure Bicycle invokes the spirit of innovation, persistence and the relentless pursuit of perfection exhibited by the Wright brothers themselves. …

Ken Botts and Doug Knopp at West Third Street with St Clair Bicycle

The Wright Brothers USA is relocating to 1105 West Third Street in Wright-Dunbar

Wright Dunbar, Inc. is excited to announce The Wright Brothers USA, LLC has signed a three-year lease for the retail/office space at 1105 West Third Street in the heart of the historic Wright-Dunbar Business District. The Wright Brothers USA, LLC was created by a partnership with the Wright Family and VMA, both of Dayton, to create revenue streams for The …

Jiabeicum Discovery Expedition child behind wheel

David Lightle’s international vision continues; The Wright Brothers USA hosts Discovery Expedition.

Chinese students touring Dayton as part of The Wright Brothers Family Foundation international reach. The Wright Brothers USA are hosts for Discovery Expedition, a group of Chinese students touring Dayton for a first hand aviation heritage experience. Seventeen Chinese students with Jiabeicun Education Technology, Ltd., based in Shenzhen, China, are touring Dayton as part of an educational field trip across …

Dave Lightle CEO and co-founder The Wright Brothers USA

The Wright Brothers USA co-founder and CEO, David Lightle

It is with great sadness that we share this unfortunate news: The Wright Brothers USA co-founder and CEO, David Lightle, passed away this weekend, August 27. Dave was in China, sharing the timeless Wright brothers story, following-up on museum projects, and building support in Asia for The Wright Brothers Family Foundation. A friend and fan of aviation heritage and the …

Solar Impulse pilots land in Dayton and receive sweatshirts from The Wright Brothers

“Solar Brothers” make Dayton a key stop on their Solar Impulse first round-the-world solar-powered flight.

Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, founders of Solar Impulse, have set out to achieve an impossible goal. They are currently on the first round-the-world flight in an airplane powered only by sunlight. They are on a mission to change how the world uses energy. And they are inspired by Orville and Wilbur Wright in that mission. Their sunlight-powered plane, Solar …

Aviation historian Ron Kaplan stops by The Wright Brothers Store for a handshake with CEO David Lightle.

“We can’t thank him enough.” Aviation historian Ron Kaplan stops by The Wright Brothers Store for a handshake with CEO David Lightle.

Historian and aviation film festival director Ron Kaplan gets a big Thank You from The Wright Brothers Store CEO David Lightle. Dave presented Ron with a flight jacket from the exclusive Huffman Prairie Collection. “Ron has been instrumental with advice and in-kind services during The Wright Brothers Store start-up,” says Lightle. “His passion for the story of flight, his knowledge …

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Dayton Daily News covers The Wright Brothers e-commerce site

Thomas Gnau from the Dayton Daily News interviews David Lightle from The Wright Brothers Worldwide prior to the private gathering unveiling The Wright Brothers™ luxury merchandise and the e-commerce website at the Carillon Brewing Co. The article explores some future product expansion opportunities along with plans for export. View the article on Dayton Daily News Dayton Daily News covers The Wright Brothers …

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The Wright Brothers merchandise introduced on WKEF-TV 22

See an interview with David Lightle, CEO, of The Wright Brothers Worldwide and Rhonda Moore of WKEF-TV 22. The segment talks about The Wright Brothers™ product preview event at Carillon Brewing Co. on Monday, May 05, 2015 and the opening of TheWrightBrothersStore.com on Monday, May 05, 2015. Watch the video coverage The Wright Brothers merchandise introduced on WKEF-TV 22 was last modified: …