JTEKT made its full-scale entry into the bicycle bearing market by leveraging its technology for the world's first practical ceramic ball bearing in 1984 and by utilizing its knowledge cultivated for automobiles and industrial machinery.
Featuring significantly lower rolling torque than existing bearings for road bikes, ONI
BEARINGS make pedaling lighter while maintaining wheel speed. With such high-level
performance, ONI BEARINGS provide road bike users with greater speed and comfort.
Originating from the JTEKT group's vision of being “No. 1 & Only One”, i.e. “O” from "Only one", "N" from "No.1" and "I" from "1(one)". As the brand name of these ceramic ball bearings to signify their supreme performance and low torque while imparting a sense of Japanese brand appeal for riders in Europe.(which is one of the popular regions for road bike)