Clean, smooth, strong, Gates Carbon Drive Belts are designed to meet the demands of all cyclists.
Composed of a weather-resistant polyurethane exterior, the advanced high-performance belt features strong, stretch-free carbon fiber tensile cords. If you’re a casual urban cyclist
Free yourself from oily, rusty chains, and join the Gates Carbon Drive revolution. Clean. Smooth. Strong. These are the advantages of the Gates Carbon Drive™ System. Our carbon reinforced belts last longer than chains, never need grease and are nearly maintenance-free. Say goodbye to high-maintenance bike chains. Say hello to simplicity and fun.
Created by Gates Corporation, a global leader in belt drive technologies, Gates Carbon Drive is the best high-mileage bicycle drive on the market. Whether you’re an urban commuter, rugged mountain biker, eBike rider, or casual cruiser, Gates Carbon Drive has a solution. Choose from our CDX™ High-Performance. Urban products—each offering specialized sprockets, belts, and cranksets.
Clean – No Lubrication means no greasy build up of dirt, keeping your hands, clothes, and children clean. Smooth – The Carbon Drive system eliminates the metal-to-metal contact of chains, delivering an unparalleled smoothness that you need to feel to believe
No Noise – The Carbon Drive belt is virtually silent in most riding conditions.Light Weight – the entire system, 2 sprockets and a belt, weighs less than just a typical chain.No Stretch – The Carbon Drive belt does not stretch over time like a chain.
This means you don’t have to re-tension the belt, or replace the belt due to stretch. Self-Cleaning – The patented CenterTrack and MudPort profiles were designed specifically to shed mud, dirt, snow and other debris to meet the needs and environmental challenges of a bicycle.Life – Testing has shown the Carbon Drive belt to last more than twice the life of chains.
Consistent Efficiency – the Carbon Drive belt provides consistent efficiency over the lifetime of the drive. In contrast, chain efficiency decreases with wear and dirt.No rusty and oily chains. No greasing required and maintenance free.