What’s happening at Highpath Engineering

News Updates

April 2018

David Wrath-Sharman

We are sorry to hear that David, one of Highpath’s founding engineers, died over Easter after a long illness. He will be sorely missed.

March 2018

Crank shortening: With the rise and rise of hollow forged construction, good quality solid cranksets are getting hard to find in some axle and spider formats.

We have recently had success working on hollow cranksets such as Shimano 105. We bridge the hollow portion of the crank with a steel thread insert at the new pedal position. The ends can be trimmed if there is enough length in the original solid section. This is early stage and experimental work – what we can do depends on the size of the hollow pocket, which we can only find by drilling ……

1st February 2016


As of 1st February 2016, Highpath Engineering Ltd is VAT registered.

We apply 20% VAT to the prices of all goods and services supplied to UK and EU customers.

All orders from non-EU countries will not attract any VAT.

We realise that this enforced price rise is unwelcome for customers, and have absorbed some of the increase ourselves.

We are able to supply some Pulse products and services at nil-rate VAT within the EU if you have a chronic disability (for example a long term restriction of movement due to joint surgery) and are willing to fill in a this simple declaration.

Please do not use Paypal checkout if you are a UK/EU customer and want to claim this relief – complete page 2 of the declaration form and send it to us by email to orders@highpath.net, or by post, with a note of what goods or services you wish to order. We will raise a VAT-free invoice for you to pay by bank transfer, cheque, or Paypal













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