Gates Carbon Drive

Resources & Tips for You

We've collected all of our resources for you—owner's manual, technical manuals and technical bulletins—in one convenient place: here.

MY23 Binder

Model Year 2023 Gates Carbon Drive binder cover
 

We've updated our technical and support materials. Our MY23 Binder 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   

While we work on translations of our updated Binder Modules, here you can access the previous version in your preferred language.

For a deeper dive into how to maximize your Gates Carbon Drive System on your bicycle—including engineering drawings frame requirements, geared hub integration, and more—reference the technical manuals below:

Gates Carbon Drive Technical Manual
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eBike Integration Manual
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Consumer and Dealer Brochure
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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. Learn more