Technical Manual

The 60-page technical manual is a custom publication catalog for Gates Carbon Drive – focused within the bicycle industry to assist OEM’s and dealers in the use of Gates Carbon Drive.  The layout & imagery work to reinforce the product’s benefits as technological improvements compared to the old standard, and dirty, bicycle chain:


The technical manual serves as an industry catalog with details for both CDX, Centertrack & CDC Mudport product families (belts, chain rings, sprockets, & cranksets) and includes detailed designer data:

– Belt Line Specifications

– Frame Design & Belt Installation

– Tensioning

The technical manual includes several design elements from the separate Gates Carbon Drive Owners Manual within a more detailed analysis for the industry insider.

Gates provides a thorough stand-alone website for the Gates Carbon Drive brand within the cycling industry.