Eurobike 2015: New mounting options for Rotor Q-Rings

Crank change not necessary when converting to oval chainrings

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Q-Ring for BCD 96 spider.

Q-Ring for BCD 96 spider (click to enlarge).

New mounting options for Q-Rings

You’re not forced to change your cranks if you would like to convert to the oval Rotor Q-Rings. Now you can find more possibilities for QX1 (that’s how Rotor calls one-by) in combination with BCD 104 (34T or 36T) and BCD 96 (32T, 34T or 36T) spider diameters. These Q-Rings offer – as usual for the MTB version – three OCP (Optimum Chainring Position) positions, so you can still fine tune the angle of the oval chainring. New spiders for QX1: Cannondale Si AI and Specialized cranks and even a QX2 (two-by) BCD 96 x 64 for Shimano XTR cranks – even with a nice 22T granny gear option.

SRAM GXP (top) and new Cannondale F-Si (bottom) AI spiders.

SRAM GXP (top) and new Cannondale F-Si (bottom) AI spiders (click to enlarge).

For more details visit www.rotorbikeusa.com. To learn about Rotor’s new hydraulic actuated road bike drivetrain, head over to RoadBikeReview.com.

This article is part of Mtbr’s coverage of the 2015 Eurobike trade show in Freidrichschafen, Germany. For more from Eurobike CLICK HERE.

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About the author: Jeroen Tiggelman

Jeroen is a contributor based in Belgium. He is expert in the field of photography and a fan of local beer.


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