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Belt drive systems from Gates Carbon Drive offer a multitude of advantages over traditional, chain-driven drivetrains: Belts do not rust or require lubrication, offering year-round reliability with minimal mess and virtually no upkeep. You can simply wipe ‘em down after a messy ride and immediately be ready to roll again—no chain cleaner or removal necessary. Belts also last 5-10x longer than most chains and don’t stretch. As a result, belts and sprockets tend to wear at the same (significantly slower) rate.

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New Pinion users often find themselves wondering which size front or rear sprockets to use with their Pinion gearbox, or how to compare Pinion gearing setups with a derailleur bike. Pinion gearing can be easily compared to external gearing using the internal gear ratios for the gearbox and the size of the front and rear sprockets.

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New Rohloff users often find themselves wondering which size front or rear sprockets to use with a SPEEDHUB 500/14 or how to compare different Rohloff gearing setups with a derailleur bike. Rohloff gearing can be easily compared to external gearing using the internal gear ratios for the SPEEDHUB and the size of the front and rear sprockets.

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Rohloff Touring Rear Wheel   Intended use: Bikepacking & Touring   Features: Disc brake   Recommended rider weight: <250 lbs   Wheel Size: 26"Wheel build details   Rims: Halo SAS   Hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14   Spokes: Sapim Race   Nipples: Brass   Lacing: 2 crossDestination:Humboldt County, CA

Dynamo-Powered Commuter   Intended use: Commuting & Touring   Features: Dynamo hub to power lights   Recommended rider weight: < 200 lbs   Wheel Size: 700c / 29erWheel build details   Rims: Velocity Dyad   Front hub: Schmidt SON28   Rear hub: DT Swiss 350   Spokes: Sapim Race   Nipples: Brass   Lacing: 3 crossDestination: Newark, CA

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