Gates Carbon Drive

Resources & Tips for You

Here we've collected all of our resources for you—owner's manual, technical manuals and technical bulletins.

MY24 Binder

Model Year 2023 Gates Carbon Drive binder cover

We've updated our technical and support materials. Our MY24 Binder, updated June 2023, contains modules for our Owner's Manual, History, Product Lines, Applications, Product Components, Product Assemblies, and Tech Resources.  Links within each module connect to the other modules in the binder.

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Owner's Manual

Gates Carbon Drive Owner's Manual (Cover)   

We are thrilled you have chosen a bicycle equipped with Gates Carbon Drive system. Get ready for the ride of your life. To optimize its performance, be sure to access and review the Carbon Drive Owner's Manual below in your preferred language. You'll get proper installation, maintenance, and tensioning tips. 

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Archive:  Technical Manuals and Brochures

Gates Carbon Drive Technical Manual   

The binder mentioned above is the most current information. Here are links to our previous manuals if needed. Errors are possible; CAD models should be referred to for specific measurements:

Gates Carbon Drive Technical Manual
Archive: Technical Manual  

eBike Integration Manual
Archive: eBike Integration Manual 

Frame Stiffness Testing

The stiffness or a frame's rear triangle plays a major role in the performance of the belt drive system. For bike manufacturers, Gates offers frame stiffness testing to ensure frames meet requirements. Bicycles with Rohloff hubs, in particular, have specific frame stiffness requirements. For more information, email [email protected]