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©Michal Červený

Welcome ROTOR’s 2014 new product line proves that we are committed to the quality and technology that define us. Our new products put ROTOR back into the forefront as a top-tier brand in international cycling. The driving force behind every component: ROTOR POWERSme!, was born with the aim of pushing every cyclist to obtain their maximum potential, no matter their sport or their level, from the professional cyclist who looks for a victory in a Tour, to the occasional cyclist, who just enjoys their mountain trail. Welcome to ROTOR 2014.

INDEX

Christoph Sauser, World Champion Marathon MTB 2013

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3. Rotor Bike Components

18. Road cranks

4. The Road to Success

20. MTB cranks

6. Race Proven

21. Technology

8. New Products 2014

24. Bottom Brackets

10. Why Q-Rings?

26. UBB System

12. Find your Optimum Chainring Position

27. Rotor Made in Spain

14. Road Chainrings

28. Technical specifications

16. MTB Chainrings

31. Useful recommendations / FAQ


BIKE COMPONENTS

ROTOR components have always been the choice of triathletes and of the winners of the most important bike competitions around the world: MTB, Road, Cyclocross, World Championships, le Tour de France, Ironman and even the Olympic Games. ROTOR products are not only designed for professional cyclists and triathletes, but also for all levels of athletes, who, in their own level, look for maximum performance and ways to avoid injuries.

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ROTOR TEAM

It has been almost 20 years since the first prototype of the ROTOR SYSTEM was developed

The Road to Success ROTOR Bike Components was Pablo Carrasco’s concept. Carrasco is an Aeronautical Engineer, born in Málaga, Spain, and is responsible for innovations and ideas for Rotor products that would be an upgrade to those on the market at the time. On one of his rides, he came up with what would later become the best solution to the biomechanical problems of the dead centers in pedaling. Every bicycle needs two wheels and ROTOR was born when Ignacio Estellés (Marketing and PR expert with a degree in Law) joined Pablo, completing the missing link. The restless, privileged and innovative mind of Pablo, met the energy and driving force of Ignacio. Together they convinced the press, investors and elite athletes of the possibilities and benefits of the original system.

An early version of the ROTOR design

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It has been almost 20 years since the ROTOR SYSTEM was developed at the Aeronautical Engineering School of Madrid, where Pablo designed the first prototypes as a student. Making contact with Enrique del Rey, at the time a professional Enduro rider and founder of a motorbike and bicycle components factory, was key. His CNC machinery and skill could finally turn Pablo’s ideas into real world products.


Although the ROTOR SYSTEM was commercialized and used successfully by cyclists and triathletes, in 2005 ROTOR decided to go against the grain and produce oval chainrings. The biomechanical effects of the Q-Rings were what Pablo Carrasco was looking to achieve, but without the complexity and weight of the ROTOR SYSTEM. This is how Rotor’s Q-Rings, which are compatible with almost every crankset in the market, were born. The Q-Ring’s success in competition, especially Carlos Sastre’s victory in the 2008 Tour de France, has been the best advertising for ROTOR components.

The dream two childhood friends had finally came true with the creation of ROTOR. From there, the brand has continued to grow and develop in terms of portfolio and product line as well as in facilities and personnel. ROTOR’s staff is well known for their great love of cycling and triathlon. They test the products themselves and contribute their perspective from the everyday rider. They reflect optimism and remind the company to aim for excellence year after year.

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RACE PROVEN

David Millar

Timo Bracht

Professional Cyclist, Team Garmin-Sharp

Ironman Triathlete, Team Power Horse

-Why did you choose QXL chainrings and what are the benefits for you? The science indicates there’s an advantage, a UCI legal one too, and that’s why I persevered when it first felt strange to be pedaling an oval. Now that I’m accustomed to it, I no longer feel any difference. They give me the edge with better pedaling efficiency, less fatigue and extra power in all occasions.

-How did you get started with Rotor Q-Rings? Being an ambitious athlete and sports scientist, I am always looking for ways to improve my performance. One day, a long time dealer friend, Fritz Buchstaller from Germany told me about Rotor Q-Rings and had me try them. They felt natural in no time.

-What are your personal tips to anyone who wants to try Rotor QXL rings? Don’t just buy the rings, buy into the concept. It will take a while to become accustomed to them but once you have, there’s a possibility it will give you an advantage, silly not to try really! -When did you get started with the QXL rings? Rotor delivered the QXL to me after the TdF 2012. I’ve been using them ever since on my Cervelo road and TT bikes. My OCP position is 2 and I choose to mount them on the Flow cranks.

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-And success did not take long to come... In May 2011, I won IronMan Lanzarote on Q-Rings, setting the course record. I got off the bike with fresh feeling legs and they helped me pass the only person to get off the bike before me. It’s a big advantage to start the run split fresher. -What tips do you have for anyone who wants to get started with Q-Rings? Do one legged pedal drills. Be patient, even if they feel strange. You will feel great in no time. I ride in OCP3 and feel stronger both seated and standing.


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Christoph Sauser

Jose Luis de Santos

MTB World Champion, Specialized Team

Team Director, Alberto Contador Foundation Team

-When did you first try Q-Rings? At the Roc d’Azur (France) in 2008. I am always open to something new, so I raced on them the next day. Immediately I had great results and felt comfortable. My OCP is 3, which makes me confortable both sitting and standing up.

-Are you happy with the team’s choice to use Q-Rings? Of course, you just have to see the results. The whole team has adapted perfectly and are performing well. No one has suffered any pain or odd sensations. Even I installed them on my bike and notice a difference!

-What tips do you have for anyone who wants to get started with Rotor products? I’d advise them to wait several days to draw any conclusions, even though I was okay from day one. If they want to adjust their OCP, be patient, don’t change your position every day.

-Did you need to adjust the OCP? We had every cyclist use OCP3 to start with. Then, during one of the training camps, one of the ROTOR technicians made some tests and adjusted their OCP according to each athlete’s individual pedaling.

-How was the QX1 prototype? Winning the 2013 UCI Marathon World Championship says it all. I love simple systems which are super light, reliable and give me more power. I really feel the difference on races of 100km.

-All of the young athletes are very talented, everyone is expecting that many of them will become professionals. I hope so. But, before that, they have to go through Sub23 category, for which we are gathering a team for 2014. That’s why they’ll continue to use Q-Rings.

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Revolutionize your training with the updated ROTOR POWER software. Train for both power and technique. ANT+ compatible.

ROTOR has improved its most successful crank. Thanks to the new 7055 alloy and an entirely new design, the 3D+ becomes both lighter and stiffer.

NEW PRODUCTS

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With its 3D+ legacy (Ubb30, TDS...), being manufactured by cold forging and CNC, the 3D30 offers optimum weight and performance.

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SHIMANO 110x4 More QXL ring sizes are now available, as well as versions for Shimano cranks. Find out whether more ovality works for you!


The top crank in our entirely new MTB line. Light and stiff, using 7055 alloy and an entirely new design with more radical Trinity drilling. Available with 1 or 2 chainrings.

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TOTAL MTB RENOVATION

New chainrings

REX1, REX2 and REX3 Cranks.

and 11 speed road rings.

As ther successor to the ultimately popular 3D, this UBB 24mm crank remains the choice for those looking for the versatility of a triple system. Available with 2 or 3 chainrings.

The rings are sold separately.

Cold forged and CNC machined, the 3D30 offers a bombproof balance of weight and rigidity. Available with 1 or 2 chainrings.

QX1, QX2 and QX3

UCI XM World Champions since its conception (thanks to Christoph Sauser), this ROTOR, SRAM and Specialized compatible ring is destined for great things.

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Why

Q-RINGS? Throughout ROTOR history, many professional cyclists and triathletes have chosen Q-Rings. Their victories, like Gold at the Olympics, the Tour de France, over twenty five Ironman races and more than twenty MTB, Road, TT and CX World Championship titles speak for themselves. Biomechanical research indicates that with Q-Rings, the effort is translated into better performance and pedaling efficiency. Q-Rings benefit most from pedaling’s strongest muscles and compensate for the inefficient dead center areas. In scientific 1 km time trial studies, Q-Rings gave a 1.6 second advantage compared to round rings.

Oval rings for increased performance

DURING SUBMAXIMAL TESTING FOLLOWED BY 1KM TIME TRIALS, IT WAS DEMONSTRATED THAT Q-RINGS COULD LOWER YOUR HEART RATE AND OXYGEN CONSUMPTION, AND GIVE YOU AN ADVANTAGE OF 1.6 SECONDS WHEN COMPARED TO ROUND RINGS.

Some of the Q-Rings’ benefits include improved overall performance, a greater ability to accelerate or sprint, a delay in the sensation of muscular fatigue, smoother torque and better grip off road.

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“C. O’Hara, R. Clark, T. Hagobian, and K. McGaughey. “Effects of Chainring Type (Circular vs. Rotor Q-Ring) on 1km Time Trial Performance Over Six Weeks in Competitive Cyclists and Triathletes” Int Jour of Sports Sci and Engineering 6.1 (2012): 25-40.


Force variation A leg can’t deliver a constant amount of power throughout the pedal stroke as shown by the green lines (average torque curve for a cyclist’s left and right leg).

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Circular chainrings try to create a constant resistance level, as shown by the dotted line. Comparing the varying green lines to the linear dotted line it is clear that pedaling will never be smooth.

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A Q-Ring offers chainring resistance (as shown by the purple line) that corresponds better to one’s actual power output.

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Q-Ring Zones àà The maximum diameter of the Q-Ring occurs where the greatest amount of power is produced in the pedal stroke.

Minimum diameter of the Q-Ring occurs where the “dead spots” are located.

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Oval Q-Rings maximize the use of your power zone

Spin Scan Q-Rings maximize use of the effective zones (increasing positive work) and reduce the intensity of the weak and inefficient zones (thereby creating less negative work).

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In the spin scans to the right (L: Round ring, R: Q-Ring) you can see the Q-Ring graphs are clearly fuller, smoother, more full, and superior to round rings.

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Muscular activation To our right, the image shows the distribution of muscular effort during each part of the pedaling.

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Colors from the both the spin scan and muscular activation graph match the muscles in the human figures above.

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The OCP allows one to vary the angle that a Q-Ring offers its greatest resistance, adjusting it to the moment when the athlete delivers their maximum power. The OCP ring allows up to 20 degrees of angular variation between the finely stepped first and last adjustment points, all to optimize each individual’s downstroke. Switching from round rings to Q-Rings is very easy and even though it requires a short transition period, you will start seeing benefits right away. Muscles need to adapt to the new, more efficient way of pedaling. It is a hardly noticeable process that happens naturally, with no sudden changes. The athlete will start feeling comfortable with Q-Rings progressively. Without giving it any thought, you are applying your power in a more efficient manner. At the same time, you are protecting your knees from possible injuries by reducing the stress on your knees in the dead spots.

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Road Q-Rings and QXL have 5 OCP regulation points. MTB have 3 OCP regulation points. The Micro Adjust Spider (or MAS, available for 3D+ and standard on Flow cranks and the ROTOR POWER) doubles this number of OCP points. MAS reduces the angle between OCP points to about 2.5 degrees. Personal adjustment is a process worth the time. The exact position is not determined by your height or weight but by your individual pedaling style and your muscle distribution.


Before you switch to the next point, it’s best to ensure that you have ridden at least 10 hours on the previous one. With a shorter test period you might still feel uncomfortable, even if you were in the process of adapting perfectly.

GO DOWN ONE OCP POSITION (i.e. 3-2) IF

Starting at the intermediate point, #3, once having passed the adaptation stages, the appearance of certain symptoms makes it advisable to switch the OCP. When you do this, only change your OCP point up or down one number at a time.

GO UP ONE OCP POSITION (i.e. 3-4) IF

It is easy for you to change your pace and sprint but hard to keep a steady rhythm.

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You need a low cadence to be comfortable or sit on the edge of the saddle more than usual.

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Pedaling resistance comes too late/hyperextended ankle

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You feel pain behind your knee.

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You are comfortable at a steady speed but it is hard to vary your pace. You need to increase cadence to be comfortable or slide to the very back of your saddle. Pedaling resistance occurs too early/hyperflexed ankle. You feel pain at the front of your knee.

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ROAD RINGS

ROAD

OVALITY xl 16%

N EW QXL are Q-Rings with a greater ovalization. They are a complementary option for those already using Q-Rings and optimized for certain conditions and cyclists.

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A bigger ovalization (16% vs 10%) increases performance in certain circumstances because there are different muscle builds, riding forms or pedaling styles.

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QXL

BCD 110 Aero design: stiffness and aerodynamic advantage.

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5 OCP settings (from 1 to 5)

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Availability: 53/38, 52/36, 46/36

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QXL

BCD 130

Shimano 110x4

Aero design: stiffness and aerodynamic advantage.

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5 OCP settings (from 1 to 5)

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Availability: 54/44, 53/41

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QXL

Aero design: stiffness and aerodynamic advantage. 3 OCP settings (2-3-4) Availability: 54/44, 53/38, 52/36, 46/36

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ROAD

OVALITY 10%

QRINGS BCD 110 AERO Aero design: stiffness and aerodynamic advantage.

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5 OCP settings (from 1 to 5)

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Availability: 53/38, 52/36, 50/36-34, 46/36

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[Other combos available in BCD 130, Shimano BCD 110x4, Campagnolo 135 & 110-113, & road triple BCD 130/74]

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QRINGS OCP 3, BCD 130 & BCD 110 Specific outer rings that fit those cranks that are not compatible with standard Q-Rings.

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Fixed at OCP setting 3

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Availability: 53 in BCD 130, and 50 in BCD 110

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OVALITY 0%

BCD 110 Round rings with ROTOR quality design and manufacturing.

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Availability: 53/38, 52/36, 50/36-34, 46/36

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[Other combos available in BCD 130, triple BCD 130/74, and track BCD 144]

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MTB RINGS

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MTB

OVALITY 12.5%

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BCD 76

A new chainring, and already XCM world champion material, thanks to Christoph Sauser.

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ROTOR REX 1.1 & REX 2.1 compatible, also with SRAM XX1 & Specialized cranks.

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Installation does not require disassembling the crankset from the bike, making ideal gear selection easier.

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A specific alternating thick/thin single speed tooth profile does not allow the chain to drop off even in the worst conditions, with no need for a chainguide.

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3 OCP settings (2-3-4).

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Availability: 28, 30, 32, 34 & 36.

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SRAM SPIDER The way to experience the benefits of the oval ROTOR QX1 rings for SRAM crank users. 16

SPECIALIZED SPIDER The way to experience the benefits of the oval ROTOR QX1 rings for Specialized crank users.


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MTB

OVALITY 10%

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BCD 110/60 AERO New 110/60 5 arms BCD with optimized OCP setting allows the widest gear range. REX 1.2, REX 1.2M & REX 2.2 compatible. 3 OCP settings (2-3-4)

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Availability: 29”: 36/22, 38/25 27.5”: 39/26 26”: 40/27

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Also available for BCD 104/64 & SRAM 120/80 4 arms cranks

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BCD 104/64

BCD 120/80

BCD 104/64 The option for those who are looking for the highest versatility that classic triple ring combo offers.

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3 OCP settings (1-2-3)

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Availability: 42 / 33 /23

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OVALITY 0%

Round rings with ROTOR quality design and manufacturing.

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BCD 76

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ROTOR REX 1.1 & REX 2.1 compatible.

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Its specific single speed tooth profile design does not allow the chain to drop off even in the worst conditions, with no need for a chainguide.

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Availability: 32.

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ROAD

ROAD CRANKS

FLOW BCD 110 MAS / BCD 130 MAS Aerodynamic shaped cranks ideal for Triathlon, Time Trial, as well as Aero road bikes.

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Designed using CFD (Computer Fluid Dynamics) analysis to get the best aerodynamic advantage (26.4 seconds gain in a 200 km distance at 200 watts

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average), stiffness is not compromised while offering a competitive weight. Fits most bikes, whether they are designed for 30mm axles or not.

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3D+ BCD 110 / BCD 110 MAS / BCD 130 MAS / BCD 130/74 As the lightest crank in the road line, the NEW 3D+ takes advantage of a new 7055 alloy and an entirely redesigned structure based on TDS technology to reduce weight while maintaining rigidity.

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30mm axle with UBB30 technology makes 3D+ compatible with almost all bikes, whether they are designed for 30mm axles or not.

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ROAD

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3D30 BCD 110 With 3D+ legacy 3D30 is manufactured by CNC and forged machining.

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BCD110 spider allows a wide chainring gear range without compromising stiffness.

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30mm axle with UBB30 technology makes it compatible with most frames and TDS triple drilling technology give it an impressive stiffness-weight ratio.

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3D24 BCD 110 / BCD 130 / BCD 144 (Track) Our famous 3D crank has been updated to stay as a benchmark.

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BCD 130 (aero) and Track BCD 144 options available.

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Its structure was lightened by means of triple drilling technology and “Closed Clamp Concept” technology makes the crank light and stiff.

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Rings are sold separately

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MTB

MTB CRANKS

NEW

ROTOR proudly presents its new mountain bike crank line: REX. Structured in 3 steps (REX 1, REX 2 & REX 3), every crank is compatible with most 30mm and non 30mm BB system frames thanks to UBB30 and UBB24 technology. The new structure is based on an improved TDS (Trinity Drilling System) technology that allows optimized weight and stiffness. 20

There are options for every cyclist: single ring (REX 1.1 & REX 2.1), double ring (REX 1.2, REX 2.2 & REX 3.2) and triple (REX 3.3). For advanced Q-Rings users there is also a MAS spider version available (REX 1.2M).


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MTB

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BCD 76, BCD 110/60, BCD 110/60 MAS

The lightest crank of our mountain bike line is built using a new 7055 alloy.

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Available in single ring (REX 1.1), double ring (REX 1.2) and double ring with MAS spider (REX 1.2M).

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BCD 76, BCD 110/60

Manufactured by CNC and forge, its 30mm axle gives the REX2 an exceptional weight to rigidity balance.

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Available in single ring (REX 2.1) and double ring (REX 2.2)

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BCD 110/60, BCD 104/64 Successor of the famous 3D, using 24mm UBB24 axle for performance and compatibility. The entry to ROTOR’s mountain bike crank line.

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Available in double ring (REX 3.2) and triple ring (REX 3.3).

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Rings are sold separately.

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ROAD

CRANKS

BCD 130 / BCD 110 MAS

ROTOR’s patented POWER crankset will improve your training quality and experience. And at just 30 g more than the standard 3D+ MAS crank, its dual left and right power meters are one of the lightest power measurement options out there.

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The POWER brings scientific knowledge to the road by combining two proven products: ROTOR’s 3D+ crank and the respected MEP lab power measurement system by AIP. With this rich heritage, it’s clear that the ROTOR POWER isn’t just “any old power meter”.

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This next generation device tells you not just how much power you’re generating but how well you are pedaling with new metrics: torque effectiveness and pedal smoothness. This allows you to train both your physical condition and pedaling technique at once. Compatible with all ANT+ devices, its UBB30 axle is compatible with almost all bikes, be they designed for 30mm axles or not.


TECHNOLOGY

UNIVERSAL BOTTOM BRACKET CONCEPT

MICRO ADJUST SPIDER

TWIN LEG CONCEPT

TRINITY DRILLING SYSTEM

The UBB is a concept that encompasses and works with ALL BB standards, forever eliminating complicated BB/Crank compatibility problems. It allows installation of almost any 30 or 24mm axle crank from ROTOR on the bike you have, regardless of its BB standard.

“MAS” stands for Micro Adjust Spider and means “More” in Spanish. That is what this technology is all about: More adjustability for a further optimized Q-Ring setup. Thanks to its secondary bolt holes, Q-Ring users can regulate their Q’s with twice the accuracy of standard cranks.

ROTOR’s Twin Leg Concept gives the stiffest possible crankset by balancing the cranks’ left-to-right rigidity. There is no point in making an ultra-rigid right crank arm if the left crank arm can’t match it. By designing the crankset as a “real set”, not just two individual arms, TLC creates the most balanced crankset possible.

ROTOR’s CNC crank arms are stiffer than the competitions forged products due to our Trinity Drilling System. This process drills three full-depth holes from axle to pedal, leaving behind a box-trellised structure similar to bridges. This gives our crank arms superior rigidity and an exceptional stiffness-to-weight ratio.

A.L.M.A.

FUNCTIONAL SOLUTION DESIGN

“ALMA” means “Soul” in Spanish. We think a products’ soul is in its material. Because ROTOR’s primary goal is to maximize performance, we allow functionality, not fashion, to define which material is best. The performance and reliability of ROTOR products come from a long design process where the material selection is key.

Solutions. Together with Performance, that’s probably the best word to describe ROTOR’s design philosophy. We identify performance problems and set out to solve them, resulting in improved & optimized products. Reliability and functionality lead our design ethos, meaning that our products often differ from the market norm – in a good way. Performance is never compromised.

APPROPRIATE LIGHTWEIGHT MATERIAL APPLICATION

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BOTTOM BRACKETS 24mm SABB BSA

BSA FRAME

The bearings in the Self Aligning Bottom Bracket from ROTOR are held inside ball-insocket housings, allowing them to align perfectly with the crank’s axle for longevity. Ceramic bearings.

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Red anodized and lasered design.

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Lathe and CNC T6 heat treated 7075 Aluminum.

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Labyrinth seals prevent bearing contamination.

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For all ROTOR and Shimano compatible 24 mm cranks.

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Available both for road and MTB

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PRESS FIT 4124

BB89 BB92 BB86 FRAME

Classic press fit bearings for 24mm axle cranks. Available in steel or ceramic versions.

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Black anodized with laser design.

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Lathed, heat treated Alloy cups.

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Labyrinth seals prevent bearing contamination .

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For all ROTOR and Shimano compatible 24 mm cranks.

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Compatible with Bb86 (road) and BB 89-92 (MTB)

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BB4224 (BB30 TO 24)

BB30 FRAME

Adaptor to allow the installation of 24 mm cranksets in BB30 frames. Available in steel (black) or Ceramic (red).

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T6 heat-treated 7075 Aluminum cups.

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Threaded interface ensures perfect bearing alignment, provides airtight seal from frame contaminants and allows for self-installation /extraction.

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For all ROTOR and Shimano compatible 24 mm cranks.

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Available both for road and MTB

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PRESS FIT 4624 PRESS FIT30 FRAME Adaptor cups and bearings for the installation of 24 mm cranks in BB30 PF frames. Available in Steel (black) or ceramic (red).

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Anodized and lasered

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Aluminum cups.

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Lathed & CNC produced, anodized Aluminum cups with T6 annealing.

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High quality silicone external seals and inner seal tube prevent bearing contamination, increasing BB service life.

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Available versions for MTB, road and BBRight.

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BOTTOM BRACKETS 30mm BSA/ ITA 30

BSA ITA FRAME

Upgrade your quality classic bike to 30 mm crank technology. The BSA30 allows installation of any 30 mm UBB ROTOR crankset in BSA frames of any width and frame brand. Available with Steel cups (black) or Ceramic cups (red).

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Lathed and CNC T6 heat treated 7075 Aluminum.

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Silicone seals offer low drag, quality-bearing protection.

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Compatible with BSA road frames (68mm) and MTB (68 or 73mm)

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PRESS FIT 4130

BB86 BB89 BB92 FRAME

Revolutionary press fit bearings that allow the use of 30mm ROTOR UBB cranks in most “24 mm only” press fit frames. Dual track bearings.

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Lathed, heat-treated hi grade steel cups.

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Lip seals reduce rolling resistance.

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Available in Steel or Ceramic.

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Compatible with BB86 (road) and BB 89-92 (MTB)

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BB30 BEARING KIT

BB30 FRAME

Original BB30 bearings without press fit cups for 42 mm diameter BB30 frames. Available in Steel or Ceramic.

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For All BB30 and BBRight DIRECT FIT frames.

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Compatible with 30 mm axle cranks from ROTOR and other brands.

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Compatible with BB30 road frames (68mm) and MTB frames (68 or 73mm)

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PRESS FIT 4630 BB386 PRESS FIT30 FRAME Press fit bearings for all 46 mm diameter frame BB standards. Available in Steel or Ceramic.

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For BB30 PF , BB386 Evo and BBRight.

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Anodized and lasered design.

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Compatible with ROTOR UBB30 cranks and other brands BB30 / BB386 / BBRight cranks.

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COMPATIBLE WITH ALL BOTTOM BRACKET STANDARDS ROTOR’s “UBB” is a design concept ROTOR applies to all its cranksets to make them compatible with all BB standards and frames on the market. àà The charts below help you identify the BB type of a bike you have. It then tells you which BB and crankset combinations will work. àà

FRAME DIMENSION SHELL WIDTH

THREADED BB

ROTOR BOTTOM BRACKET COMPATIBILITY

FRAME DIMENSION INNER DIAMETER

ROTOR CRANK COMPATIBILITY

NON THREADED BB

D = 37 mm D = 41 mm

D = 42 mm

D = 46 mm

BB90

W = 68 mm W = 70 mm 24 mm SPINDLE

3D24 ( All Shimano compatible)

BB86

BB1 ITA SABB ITA TRACK BSA

Press Fit 4124 3D24

3D24

3D24 ( All Shimano compatible)

( All Shimano compatible)

( All Shimano compatible)

BBRight California

BB30 BB30 to 24 Road 3D24

PressFit30

BBRight PF

Press Fit 4624 Road

BBRight 4624

3D24

( All Shimano compatible)

BB386EVO

3D24

( All Shimano compatible)

( All Shimano compatible)

BSA30

ITA30

Press Fit 4130

BB30

BB30

Press Fit 4630

Press Fit 4630

Press Fit 4630

3D+ 3D30 FLOW POWER

3D+ 3D30 FLOW POWER

3D+ 3D30 FLOW POWER

3D+ 3D30 FLOW POWER

3D+ 3D30 FLOW POWER

3D+ 3D30 FLOW POWER

3D+ 3D30 FLOW POWER

3D+ 3D30 FLOW POWER

THREADED BB

BEARING KIT

BEARING KIT

NON THREADED BB

D = 37 mm

D = 41 mm

D = 42 mm

D = 46 mm

BB90 mm W = 68 73 mm

W = 89,5 mm W = 92 mm W = 68 mm W = 73 mm W = 68 mm W = 73 mm BB89

30 mm SPINDLE

MTB

REX3 ( All Shimano compatible)

Press Fit 4124

REX3 ( All Shimano compatible)

REX3 ( All Shimano compatible)

BB30

BB30 68 mm

73 mm

BB4224 (30 to 24) MTB REX3 ( All Shimano compatible)

Pressfit 30

Pressfit 30

68 mm

73 mm

Press Fit 4624 MTB

REX3 ( All Shimano compatible)

BSA30

Press Fit 4130

BB30

Press Fit 4630

REX1 REX2

REX1 REX2

REX1 REX2

REX1 REX2

BEARING KIT

30 mm SPINDLE

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BB1 BSA SABB BSA

BB92

24 mm SPINDLE

24 mm SPINDLE

BSA

30 mm SPINDLE

30 mm SPINDLE

BB1 BSA SABB BSA TRACK BSA

W = 86 mm W = 68 mm W = 79 mm W = 68 mm W = 79 mm W = 86 mm

ITA

24 mm SPINDLE

CARRETERA / TRIATHLON

BSA


MADE IN SPAIN ROTOR components are built to fulfill the needs of athletes and more importantly set new trends in the Market. ROTOR develops innovative technological improvements that later become real products. Prototypes are designed and produced, patents are registered and products are manufactured, all at ROTOR’s own Madrid facilities. ROTOR’s team is responsible for the in-house testing of each and every new product. Every product is also tested and certified by prestigious independent organizations, like the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid, EFBE (Germany) or SGS (Taiwan). ROTOR only uses high quality materials like certified aeronautic aluminum in a unique application of AL7055 on 3D+ and REX cranks cranks, as well as AL7075 and high grade steel throughout the collection. Production is done using proprietary CNC and cold forging techniques unique to ROTOR. From beginning to end, the Quality Department strictly controls all the steps of manufacturing. ROTOR components are distributed globally.

Since making the first products over 20 years ago, ROTOR has always chosen the highest quality aluminum and steel.

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Technical specifications RINGS ROAD / TT / Tri / Track Ovality Size

Q-RINGS (10%)

noQ (0%)

144x5 (track)

56

55

54

53

52

Q XL (16%)

BCD

51

50

49

135x5 (Campagnolo)

Aero

Recommended Ring combo

Weight (g)

Notes

Q 56(46/44) x130x5 noQ 56(-) x144x5

154 (Q 56x130x5)

BCD 144x5 rings available in 1/8" & 3/32"

Q 55(44/42) x130x5 noQ 55(-) x144x5 noQ 55(44) x130x5

152 (Q 55x130x5)

BCD 144x5 rings available in 1/8" & 3/32"

Q XL 54(44) x130x5 Q XL 54(44) x110x4 Q 54(44/42) x130x5 Q 54(44) x110x4 noQ 54(-) x144x5 noQ 54(44/42) x130x5

147 (Q 54x130x5)

BCD 144x5 rings available in 1/8" & 3/32"

Q XL 53(41) x130x5 Q XL 53(38) x110x5 Q XL 53(38) x110x4 Q 53(40) x135x5 Q 53(39) x130x5 Q 53(38) x110x5 Q 53(38) x110x4 Q 53(40)(30) x130/74x5 noQ 53(-) x144x5 noQ 53(39) x130x5 noQ 53(38) x110x5

140 (Q 53x130x5)

Q XL 52(36) x110x5 Q XL 52(36) x110x4 Q 52(39) x130x5 Q 52(36) x110x5 Q 52(36) x110x4 noQ 52(-) x144x5 noQ 52(36) x110x5 noQ 52(39)(30) x130/74x5

139 (Q XL 52x110x5)

BCD 144x5 rings available in 1/8" & 3/32"

noQ 51(-) x144x5

105 (3/32")

BCD 144x5 rings available in 1/8" & 3/32"

Q 50(39) x130x5 Q 50(36/34) x110x5 Q 50(34) x110x4 Q 50(36) x110-113 noQ 50(-) x144x5 noQ 50(36/34) x110x5

50 (Q 50 OCP3)

noQ 49(-) x144x5

94 (noQ 49x144x5 - 1/8")

BCD 144x5 rings available in 1/8" & 3/32" BCD 144x5 rings available in 1/8" & 3/32"

130x5 (classic / road triple)

110x5 (compact)

110x4 (Shimano 9000)

110-113x5 (Campagnolo)

74x5 (road triple)

OCP3 version available in BCD 130x5. BCD 144x5 rings available in 1/8" & 3/32" BCD130 avilable as standard & RD3 (130/74)x5 models.

OCP3 version available in BCD 110x5. BCD 144x5 rings available in 1/8" & 3/32"

48

noQ 48(-) x144x5

89 (noQ 48x144x5 - 1/8")

47

noQ 47(-) x144x5

84 (noQ 47x144x5 - 1/8")

BCD 144x5 rings available in 1/8" & 3/32"

Q XL 46(36) x110x5 Q XL 46(36) x110x4 Q 46(36) x110x4 noQ 46(-) x144x5 noQ 46(36) x110x5

107 (Q XL 46x110x5)

BCD 144x5 rings available in 1/8" & 3/32"

noQ 45(-) x144x5

74 (noQ 45x144x5 - 1/8")

BCD 144x5 rings available in 1/8" & 3/32"

Q XL 54(44) x130x5 Q XL 54(44) x110x4 Q 54(44/42) x130x5 Q 54(44) x110x4 noQ 54(44/42) x130x5

69 (Q 44x130x5)

Q 54(44/42) x130x5 noQ 54(44/42) x130x5

59 (Q 42x130x5)

Q XL 53(41) x130x5

48 (Q XL 41x130x5)

Q 53(40) x135x5 Q 53(40)(30) x130/74x5

46 (Q 40x135x5)

Q 53(39) x130x5 Q 52(39) x130x5 Q 50(39) x130x5 noQ 53(39) x130x5 noQ 52(39)(30) x130/74x5

41 (Q 39x130x5)

Q XL 53(38) x110x5 Q XL 53(38) x110x4 Q 53(38) x110x5 Q 53(38) x110x4 noQ 53(38) x110x5

50 (Q 38x110x5)

Q XL 52(36) x110x5 Q XL 52(36) x110x4 Q XL 46(36) x110x5 Q XL 46(36) x110x4 Q 52(36) x110x5 Q 52(36) x110x4 Q 46(36) x110x5 Q 46(36) x110x4 noQ 52(36) x110x5 noQ 46(36) x110x5

42 (Q 36x110x5)

Q 50(34) x110x5 Q 50(34) x110x4 noQ 50(34) x110x5

34 (Q 34x110x5)

Q 53(40)(30) x130/74x5 noQ 52(39)(30) x130/74x5

39 (Q 30x74x5)

46

45

44

42 41

39

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34

30

36

All rings: 7075 T6 CNC machined, black anodized, laser etched; steel pins.

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40

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RINGS MTB Ovality Size

Q X1 (12,5%)

BCD

Q-RINGS (10%)

120x4 Qx2 120/80

noQ (0%)

44

42

40

39

38

36

34

110x5 Qx2 110/60 noQx2 110/60

104x4 Qx2 104/64 Qx3 104/64 noQx3 104/64

32

30

28

Qx3 44(33)(23) x104/64

75 (Qx3 44x104x4)

Qx2 42(28) x120/80 Qx3 42(33)(23) x104/64 noQx3 42(32)(24) x104/64

76 (Qx2 42x120x4)

Qx2 40(27) x120/80 Qx2 40(27) x110/60 Qx2 40(27) x104/64 noQx2 40(27) x110/60

66 (Qx2 40x110x5).

Qx2 39(26) x10/60 noQx2 39(26) x110/60

63 (Qx2 39x110x5)

Qx2 38(26) x120/80 Qx2 38(25) x110/60 Qx2 38(25) x104/64 noQx2 38(24) x110/60

68 (Qx2 38x110x5)

38x110x5 also compatible with old 25x74x5 inner ring

Qx2 36(22) x110/60 Qx1 36 (-) noQx2 36(22) x110/60

50 (Qx2 36x110x5)

SRAM & Specialized specific spiders available to fit Qx1 and noQx1

Qx1 34 (-)

72 (Qx1 34)

SRAM & Specialized specific spiders available to fit Qx1 and noQx1

Qx3 44(33)(23) x104/64 Qx3 42(33)(23) x104/64

38 (Qx3 33x104x4)

Qx1 32 (-) noQx1 32 (-) noQx3 42(32)(24) x104/64

65 (Qx1 32)

SRAM & Specialized specific spiders available to fit Qx1 and noQx1

Qx1 30 (-)

58 (Qx1 30)

SRAM & Specialized specific spiders available to fit Qx1 and noQx1

Qx1 28 (-) Qx2 42(28) x120/80

50 (Qx1 28)

SRAM & Specialized specific spiders available to fit Qx1 and noQx1

Qx2 40(27) x120/80 Qx2 40(27) x110/60 Qx2 40(27) x104/64 noQx2 40(27) x110/60

29 (Qx2 27x60x5)

27x74x5 also available for backwards ROTOR 3D+/3DF/3D XC2 cranks compatibility

Qx2 38(26) x120/80 Qx2 39(26) x110/60 noQx2 39(26) x110/60

28 (Qx2 26x60x5)

Qx2 38(25) x110/60 Qx2 38(25) x104/64

26 (Qx2 25x60x5)

noQx2 38(24) x110/60 noQx3 42(32)(24) x104/64

22 (noQx2 24x60x5)

Qx3 44(33)(23) x104/64 Qx3 42(33)(23) x104/64

22 (Qx3 23x64x4)

Qx2 36(22) x110/60 noQx2 36(22) x110/60

23 (Qx2 22x60x5)

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27

26

25

24

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23 22

60x5 Qx2 110/60 noQx2 110/60

Weight (g)

76x4 Qx1 noQx1

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64x4 Qx2 104/64 Qx3 104/64 noQx3 104/64

Recommended Ring combo

80x4 Qx2 120/80

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Notes

40x110x5 also compatible with old 27x74x5 inner ring

Same for outers 44 or 42

25x74x5 also available for backwards ROTOR 3D+/3DF/3D XC2 cranks compatibility

XTR version available, 4mm thickness

CRANKS ROAD / TT / Tri / Track Spider, BCD MODEL

110x5 (compact)

110x5 MAS* (compact MAS)

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POWER FLOW 3D+ 3D30 3D24

130x5 (classic)

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Arm length (mm)

130x5 MAS* (classic MAS)

130/74x5 (triple)

144x5 (track)

155**

160**

165**

167.5**

• •

• •

• •

170

172.5

175

• •

• •

• •

• •

• •

• •

• •

177.5**

180**

Q-Factor (mm)

Chainline (mm)

Weight (g) BCD110, 170mm

148

43.5

505

148

43.5

542

148 158.5 (triple)

43.5 45.5 (triple)

454

148

43.5

510

148

43.5

530

UBB30 ***

UBB24 ***

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Notes

ANT+ compatible 2477 3V batteries (300h life)

130x5 spider Aero

CRANKS MTB Number of rings, BCD LEVEL

.1 BCD 76 x4

.2 BCD110/60 x5

.2M BCD 110/60 x5 MAS*

REX 1

REX 1.1

REX 1.2

REX 1.2M

REX 2

REX 2.1

REX 3

Arm length (mm) .3 BCD 104/64 x4

172.5

175

REX 2.2

REX 3.2

REX 3.3

* MAS (Micro Adjust Spider) ** Limited availability *** Check UBB chart for further information All rings: 7075 T6 CNC machined, black anodized, laser etched; steel pins.

Q-Factor (mm)

Chainline (mm)

Weight (g) 170mm

163

56 (REX1.1) 44.5 (REX1.2 & REX 1.2M)

489 (REX 1.1) 505 (REX 1.2) 528 (REX 1.2M)

163

56 (REX2.1) 44.5 (REX2.2)

511 (REX 2.1) 527 (REX 2.2)

Chainline to inner ring for REX 2.2

163 (REX 3.2) 169 (REX 3.3)

44.5 (REX 3.2) 49.5 (REX3.3)

544 (REX 3.2) 557 (REX 3.3)

Chainline to inner ring for REX 3.2

UBB30*** 170

UBB24***

Notes

Chainline to inner ring for REX 1.2 & REX 1.2M

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Technical specifications BOTTOm BRACKETS ROAD / TT / Tri / Track THREADED MODEL THREADED

FRAME DIMENSIONS (mm)

NONTHREADED (Press Fit)

UBB30

BEARINGS

UBB24*

WEIGHT (g) D

W

STEEL

CERAMIC

NOTES

BB1

BSA

68

91 (ceramic) 96 (steel)

BSA thread, 68mm. Ceramic version with black cups.

BB1 ITA

ITA

70

91 (ceramic) 96 (steel)

Italian thread, 70mm. Ceramic version with black cups.

SABB

BSA

68

82

BSA thread, 68mm

TK BSA

BSA

68

110

BSA thread, 68mm. Stainless steel cups.

TK ITA

ITA

70

119

Italian thread, 70mm. Stainless steel cups.

BSA30

BSA

68

86 (ceramic) 96 (steel)

BSA thread, 68mm

ITA30

ITA

70

83 (ceramic) 87 (steel)

Italian thread, 70mm

41

86

57 (ceramic) 61 (steel)

Ceramic version with black cups.

PF4124

PF4130

41

86

66 (ceramic) 68 (steel)

Ceramic version with gold Ti-N races.

BB4230 (BB30 bearing kit)

42

68

50 (ceramic) 59 (steel)

Seals, bearings and circlips

BB4224 (BB30 to 24)

42

68

115 (ceramic) 122 (steel)

PF4624

46

68

131 (ceramic) 138 (steel)

PF4624 - BBright

46

79

125 (ceramic) 133 (steel)

PF4624 - 386

46

86

122 (ceramic) 128 (steel)

PF4630

46

68 / 79 / 86

102 (ceramic) 111 (steel)

Compatible with UBB30 cranks, and PF30 (68mm), Bbright (79mm) and 386 (86mm) frames

BOTTOM BRACKETS MTB THREADED MODEL

THREADED

FRAME DIMENSIONS (mm)

NONTHREADED (Press Fit)

UBB30

UBB24*

WEIGHT (g)

D

W

STEEL

CERAMIC

98 (ceramic) 102 (steel)

91

NOTES

BB1

BSA

68 / 73

SABB

BSA

68 / 73

BSA30

BSA

68 / 73

86 (ceramic) 96 (steel)

41

86

57 (ceramic) 61 (steel)

Ceramic version with black cups.

• •

Ceramic version with black cups.

PF4124

PF4130

41

86

66 (ceramic) 68 (steel)

Ceramic version with gold Ti-N races.

BB4230 (BB30 bearing kit)

42

68 / 73

50 (ceramic) 59 (steel)

Seals, bearings and circlips

BB4224 (BB30 to 24)

42

68 / 73

119 (ceramic) 128 (steel)

PF4624

46

68 / 73

136 (ceramic) 142 (steel)

PF4630

46

68 / 73 / 84

102 (ceramic) 111 (steel)

* UBB24 Bottom Brackets are compatible with ROTOR UBB24 cranks, and other's Shimano compatible cranks. ** All BB cups 7075 T6 CNC machined, black (steel) / red (ceramic) anodized, laser etched.

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BEARINGS

Compatible with UBB30 cranks, and PF30 (68mm & 73mm), BBright (84mm)


Useful recommendations Tips for your first Q-Ring set We recommend using a set of Q-Rings with the same number of teeth as the round rings you are using now.

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Always use a full set of Q-Rings, both inside and outside chainrings.

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When installing them, we always recommend road and mtb riders to start on position 3 (middle position) and position 4 for TT bikes.

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Some bicycle models require a set of adapters (Original Rotor Spare Parts) in order to adjust the height of the derailleur correctly.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Can I fit a set of Q-Rings on my cranks or should I buy a Rotor one? There is a wide range of Q-Rings for almost all the cranks in the market. Please visit our website, check with your local dealer, or send us an e-mail to check compatibilities.

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Will the shifting performances decrease when using Q-Rings? Absolutely not, the Q-Rings are designed to maintain 100% shifting performance despite the shape of the rings.

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Are the Q-Rings compatible with 11 speed groupsets? Yes they are, we have designed a specific tooth profile to suit the needs of 11 speed chains.

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Are the Q-Rings compatible with electronic groupsets? Yes they are, some of the pro teams are riding in the most important races around the world using this combination.

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What is the OCP system? Optimum Chainring Position. Q-Rings are designed to be adjusted, depending on the pedaling stroke of each individual cyclist. This ensures the maximum diameter always coincides with your maximum power, regardless of pedaling style, bike geometry or muscle build, and guaranteeing full benefit from the Q-Ring’s performance-boosting ovality.

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I don´t feel comfortable in OCP position 3, which one should I choose? Please see the Adaptation and setup document included in your Q-Ring package for instructions on OCP optimization and adaptation (also available on rotorbike.com). Once you have fully adapted, if you feel resistance is coming too early, switch to a OCP number one step higher (3 to 4 ), if you feel resistance coming too late, change to a OCP number one step lower (3 to 2).

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Is the UBB30 compatible with my bike? We have a collection of BB´s to fit a Rotor UBB30 crankset for any current bike in the market except BB90 and 92.

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