Gates Carbon Drive



  • Less maintenance.
  • Performs rain or shine and won’t rust.
  • Smooth and strong.
  • If it gets dirty, just hose it off – no grease required.

Consisting of two metal sprockets and a high-strength belt embedded with carbon fiber cords, Gates Carbon Drive is a low-maintenance, chain-replacing technology from Gates Corp., the global leader in automotive and industrial belts. Clean, quiet, light and strong, Carbon Drive requires no greasy lube, weighs less than a chain and will not stretch. Due to its low maintenance and cleanliness, Carbon Drive is a technology makes it easier for people to get on bikes.


Gates Introduces Carbon Drive Moto X5 Belts to "Unchain" Growing Electric Two-wheeler Market
New Design Enables Quieter & More Efficient Drivetrains

Gates Expands and Upgrades Innovative Carbon Drive™ Product Line to Deliver Leading-Edge Belt-Drive Technology for Next-Generation Bikes and E-Bikes
Gates Industrial Corporation plc (NYSE: GTES), a global manufacturer of innovative, highly engineered power transmission and fluid power solutions – and a pioneer in belt-driven micromobility – continues to invest in and has expanded its Carbon Drive™ product portfolio.

Gates and Gogoro Announce Exclusive Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Sustainable Urban Transportation
Gates (NYSE: GTES), the global leader in clean, quiet and reliable belt drives, and Gogoro, a global technology leader in battery swapping ecosystems that enable sustainable urban mobility, today announced an expanded exclusive partnership to accelerate sustainable urban transportation.

Gates Introduces Carbon Drive Moto X9 Belts for Motorcycles and Scooters
Gates (NYSE: GTES), a leading global provider of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions – and a pioneer in belt-driven personal mobility – introduces the new Carbon Drive Moto X9™ synchronous drive belt.

Amidst Global Surge in Bicycle Demand, Gates Carbon Drive Launches New Sprockets and Carbon-Fiber Belt Drive Products to the Bike Industry
Gates (NYSE: GTES) is launching a wide range of new products for bicycle & eBike commuters, recreational riders and adventurists alike.

Gates Unveils Belt Drive System Solutions for Electric Two-wheelers at World’s Leading Motorcycle Show
EICMA debut to showcase quietness, longevity, and cost advantages of belt drives versus chains in the rapidly growing eScooter, eMotorcycle, and eBike markets.

Gates to Showcase Cutting Edge Drivetrain Technology for Two-wheelers at 2019 CIMA Show
High-performance belt drives using advanced materials are poised to accelerate adoption of electric scooters, motorcycles and bikes in China and “unchain” micromobility.

New Gates Belt Drive Products for Bosch 2020 Urban, Cargo and eMTB Systems
Gates announces Carbon Drive spider assemblies for Bosch Performance Line Speed, Performance Line CX, Cargo Line and Cargo Line Speed motors.


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