Brothers Mike and Ken have a passion for well designed, high quality, Made in America bottle openers. When you work with local manufacturing partners you can have greater visibility into their machinery, their team and their approach to quality. WiseCracker bottle openers have been available since 2006 and thousands of these great openers have adorned bikes across the globe.
Ken, Mike, and product tester Elizabeth
Mike is an experienced Mechanical Engineer with a background in product development. He holds several patents and is well known as an expert with a variety of metals. Mike has been a fixture in the bike world since the mid 90's with Ahrens Bicycles and has been a longtime supporter of the handmade bicycle movement. He is the inventor of the original WiseCracker and runs all product development, manufacturing and operations.
Ken is a seasoned Software Engineer who has traveled the world implementing custom software platforms. He joined Mike in 2014 to help streamline operations and bring WiseCracker online and into social media.