- Phil Wood & Co. is founded in Los Gatos California
- 1st Generation hub (Using a 3 piece design hub shell, using two aluminum flanges and a steel center section, axle and bearings are pressed in and bonded with the shell by using loctite, bottom bracket (using a design that integrated the shell, bearings, and spindle together with the use of silver solder), bottom bracket cups, and tool are created.
- Phil Wood Grease is created
- Phil Wood & Co. moves to its new facility at 153 W Julian Street in San Jose California
- 2nd Generation bottom bracket is created (Silver solder is no longer used in the assemble of this bottom bracket. Instead a steel shell and a new design that allows the bottom bracket to be press fit together is used, which allows for chainline adjustment and disassemble for servicing)
- 1st Generation track hub is created (Using the 3 piece hub shell design)
- 1st Generation wheel chair hub is created (Using the 3 piece hub shell design)
- Phil Wood Tenacious Oil is created
- Spoke Cutting and Threading machine is created and patented
- Disc brake is created and patented
- BMX Spider is created
- Phil Wood Tenacious Oil cage is created
- Phil Wood CHP (California Highway Patrol) Certified Pedal is created
- First Generation Grease gun is created
- 2nd Generation hub is created (This new hub uses the same end cap, bearing, and axle design using a retaining compound to secure the axle to the hub shell, however the hub shell is now a one piece aluminum shell, with a steel sleeve)
- Phil Wood & Co. turns 10 years old
- 2nd Generation wheel chair hub is created, (this new design uses the one piece aluminum hub shell design)
- Phil Wood & Co. moves to its new facility at 580 North 6th Street in San Jose California
- Peter becomes the new steward of Phil Wood & Co.
- Phil Wood & Co. gets its first CNC Lathe
- 3rd Generation hub with the new FSA axle is created (This new axle design allows the user to service their own hubs out on in the field with simple hand tools Field Servicable Axle. This new design abandons the old design of relying on a retaining compound to secure the axle and bearings in the hub sheel)
- Phil Wood & Co. turns 20 years old
- A 1st Generation hub is sent to us by a customer who has painted it black and hand painted a Phil onto it. A 3rd Generation hub with a black anodized shell is sent back to this customer as a replacement
- Phil Wood reintroduces high flange track hubs
- Phil Wood & Co. starts anodizing its hub shells black
- Phil Wood & Co. gets its first CNC milling machine
- Phil Wood & Co. comes out with its lightest hub set weighing in at 78 grams
- Spoke machine is upgraded and has several design changes implemented to improve tolerances of spokes being cut and threaded on machine.
- Phil Wood & Co. releases its first bike called the Kit Fox (This bike was created in order for Phil Wood & Co to have a frame we felt could be used for the Downhill Mountain Bike Challenge in Mammoth to test out new parts being developed. This had to be done because our test rider at the time was breaking all the other additional frames he was using)
- Phil Wood & Co. designs hub shell bodies for Rolf Dietrich to optimize his patented spoke configuration for wheels.
- Phil Wood & Co. becomes the official frame supplier to the Corporate Apple Computer racing team "Velo XS"
- 3rd generation bottom bracket is created (This new design uses a new spindle and shell design, a carbon fiber shell. Our "new" contoured outer aluminum shell becomes available)
- 1st Generation Cassette hub is created
- Titanium spindle becomes available for the Phil Wood bottom bracket
- Phil Wood & Co. releases a 25-speed cassette hub for its 25th Anniversary
with both right hand and left hand drive.
- Phil Wood & Co. moves to its new facility at 385 East Taylor Street, in San Jose California
- Phil Wood & Co turns 30
- Phil Wood comes out with its 2nd frame design (A single speed mountain bike called the Kiss Off)
- Phil Wood comes out with its 3rd frame design (A single speed mountain bike with a titanium frame called the Piss Off, 32 are sold for its 32nd Anniversary)
- The SLR option becomes available
- Phil Wood creates a custom HD hub
- CAD system is adopted by Phil Wood & Co. development team. Peter can no longer give production scraps of napkins and used envelopes with drawings on them.
- Phil Wood & Co. starts to produce its Outboard Bottom Bracket
- Phil Wood & Co releases a Limited Edition track hub set for its 38th Anniversary (This was a project done to help with development on new products for the future)
- ISO Track hub and cogs are created, which allow fixed gear cogs to be bolted directly onto the hub.
- 3D printer and laser marker is adopted by Phil Wood & Co. development team (To help refine product development and cut down on overall development time)
- Phil Centric is created
- Belt drive freewheel is created
- Orange is added to the color options on our hub shells