Our Carbon Drive G8 hits every target when it comes to low maintenance, high performance bikes. The Gates Belt Drive is what truly makes our G8 special. Its inclusion ensures a quieter ride, as well as there being no real maintenance. No need to change the chain, no grease to deal with; nothing. On top of the improvements you’ll see in performance and comfort, our Carbon Drive G8 also offers vastly improved durability. Gates’ belt drives will last at least twice as long as a chain drive, usually far longer than that – tying into the lack of maintenance required. Every ride with your G8 will be a dream, with you gliding effortlessly throughout the surroundings.
Frame: Alloy 7005 hand welded
Fork: Suntour Swing shock forks. With around 25 mm of travel these forks are designed to take the sting out of today’s rough roads. They are constructed of light magnesium alloy and the shock is simple and light too. They greatly enhance the ‘magic carpet style’ ride of the G8 carbon belt drive bike and complement the carbon belt superbly.
Geometry: Classic road geometry for everyday riding.
Gearing: Shimano Nexus standard 8 speed hub with a front to rear ratio of 2.29, internal hub gears give almost maintenance free riding with instant shifting and no worry of gears snagging.
Gear controls: Shimano Nexus twist control.
Drive: Gates carbon belt drive.
Brakes: Powerful light V style brakes.
Tyres: Continental Contact 37c tyres wide and comfortable for city riding.
Comfort: Soft grips and a deep padded saddle with a special soft surface.
Light, smooth, efficient and clean – take part in the belt drive bicycle revolution today!
|Frame||7005 series alloy|
|Fork||Alloy straight blade forks with disc mount|
|Rear gear||Shimano Alfine 8sp|
|Freewheel||Gates Carbon Drive sprocket|
|Gear shifter||Alfine Tirgger 8 speed|
|Brakes||Shimano M445 disc Brakes|
|Wheels||Triple chamber aero rims, Q.R disc front hub|
|Chainset||Gates Carbon Drive sprocket on alloy cranks|
|Tyres||Continental Contact 700×37|
|Stem||Kalloy ahead road|
|Handlebars||Kalloy flat bar|
|Saddle||DDK deep padded race|
|Extras||Gates Carbon Drive belt drive|
|Carbon Drive A8||size 17||size 19||size 21|
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