Tips & Tricks

The advantages of our Universal Tooth chainrings

Our range of MTB chainrings now feature the new Universal Tooth technology; a new tooth system so that our chainrings are 100% compatible with SRAM and Shimano 11 and 12 speeds...

14th September 2021

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What is the Q Factor and why it is important?

Parameters such as the Q Factor of our cranks are decisive when it comes to getting the most out of our pedaling. At ROTOR we explain what it is, and why it is so...

11th August 2021

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What ROTOR power meter do you need?

At ROTOR we are specialists in power meters. Our huge variety of cranks, together with our conventional bottom bracket and chainrings systems, such as the successful Q RINGS®, makes it...

26th July 2021

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3 reasons why you should install ROTOR Q RINGS on your gravel bike

Gravel mixes the speed of road riding, with the noise of the gravel as we ride over it. Music to our ears that you can tune even more, with the ROTOR Q RINGS® specifically made for gravel...

18th June 2021

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Why is better to ride with friends

Going for a bike ride is for many of you, and us at ROTOR, one of the top priorities of the day. But going riding with friends is much more fun, isn’t it? At ROTOR we give you 3 simple...

3rd June 2021

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Cross-chaining: is it still a problem?

On road bikes, double chainrings have been almost a standard in groupsets, but for MTBs until a few years ago, the triple chainring was the norm. From there it went to the double and then...

27th April 2021

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Grease and lubricant: where each should be used on your bike

Grease and oil, along with degreaser, are the key products to perform basic maintenance of our bike. Both oil and grease are essential for all the mechanical elements of our bike to work...

28th December 2020

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When to go to your local bike/workshop

Even though we have a lot of information available, the official stores and technical service centers are still the place to go to when you have problems with your bike or your spare...

21st October 2020

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5 things you should never do whilst riding in summer

The heat of the summer is one of allies that helps you ride for hours, but also an enemy if we know we can not adapt to it… at ROTOR we want you to enjoy the summer on your bike, but we...

2nd September 2020

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Tips For New Disc Brakes

You may be using a brand new bike for the first time or you may have changed brake pads, discs or both. If so, at ROTOR we want to give you a few basic tips for your brake system to achieve...

29th July 2020

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What is downcountry?

The influx of downcountry models presented in recent months, has made many of you ask us about this modality, which although not new, it is true that it now makes more sense than ever with...

15th July 2020

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Attaching your chainring to the crank arm: the best options for single chainring setup

Know some of the most important mounting options for ROTOR, if you want to change to a single oval chainring or not, or simply want to change the one you currently...

1st July 2020

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