Gevenalle introduces first cyclocross jockey pulley set

Kieran Howells
Gevenalle introduces first cyclocross jockey pulley set

Gevenalle has announced the introduction of its cross specific derailleur pulley set. The set is also available as part of its complete BURD CX derailleurs.

Designed in collaboration with bearing specialist Kogel, the CX Pulley Set utilizes machined alloy jockey wheels and element proof double seals. The result is a component that the brand says will not only perform better for longer, but also provide ongoing savings by enabling users to service the pulleys and replace the seals as needed.

“Pulleys are a critical point in your drivetrain and if they fail it is generally catastrophic to both your derailleur and your race. We collaborated with Kogel Bearings of Germany as we felt they had the most advanced pulleys on the market. The jockey wheels are alloy not plastic for longer life in the dirt.

"Bearing seals are tough and very close tolerance and while they have a touch more resistance than a clean road pulley they will run smoother than a dirty road pulley so it is a win win. On top of the seals are two more machined alloy cover plates to further protect the bearings and of course fitting with the Gevenalle philosophy they are both serviceable and covered by our no questions asked re-build program”, said a representative from the brand.

 

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