High-quality CeramicSpeed Pulley Wheels suitable for off-road applications and compatible with Shimano XT (M9000, M9050 Di2) and XTR (M8000, M8050 Di211s) 11s derailleurs.
Designed to perform optimally when riding off-road, the product features anodized aluminium pulleys available in black, CeramicSpeed Bearings and CeramicSpeed Protective Oil.
Designed for top performance on off-road Shimano XT/XTR derailleurs, these pulley wheels are developed to have a longer lifetime, even in the conditions provided by MTB riding, and deliver less friction.
Thanks to the high-quality components CeramicSpeed uses, these pulleys are resistant to impact and perform at their best when going off-road. For extra protection when riding in wet and muddy weather, we recommend you to use the CeramicSpeed LongLife Grease instead of Oil.
Aluminium Pulley Wheels - Manufactured from a lightweight alluminium alloy, these CeramicSpeed Pulley Wheels are guaranteed to optimise your drivetrain efficiency whatever your off-road discipline.
To make sure that the Pulley Wheels perform at their best, it is important that your new pulley wheels are mounted correctly. In order to make the most out of your CeramicSpeed Pulley Wheels and enjoy the advantages of low friction and unmatched longevity take a look at this video for step by step mounting instructions.
It is important that you properly lubricate your bearings in order to ensure optimum performance and maximum longevity. Add oil to the outside of the bearing seal, so the oil can penetrate the bearing. Maintenance for your CeramicSpeed Pulley Wheels is recommended every time you lubricate your chain, wash your bike, or after riding in wet or muddy conditions. For further maintenance instructions, please watch this video
CeramicSpeed's coating has several performance enhancing properties that makes it unique. Thanks to their continuous R&D program, CeramicSpeed have developed a special coating in cooperation with a European coating specialist. Applied to the steel races of the bearing, through an advanced process that ensures an even, smooth and homogeneous surface, the coating formula improves even further the high quality of the CeramicSpeed bearings.
Low friction - Once coated, the bearing races deliver a hardness level matched only by the CeramicSpeed balls, providing an extremely low friction coefficient between the two materials. The result is thus even less friction in our coated bearings than in their standard bearings.
Coating Graf Friction - The coating is a metallic layer, which is 75% harder than the hardened steel races. The coating is applied in a very thin and even layer of 3 microns (0,003 mm) on the entire surface of the bearing race. Both the inside and the outside are treated to achieve optimal results. As CeramicSpeed use a metallic coating on top of the hardened steel, it can be difficult to see that a bearing is actually coated. However, if you take a closer look at a coated bearing, you will notice that the surface has a different shine than a standard CeramicSpeed bearing.
Lifetime - The coating has several properties that improve the lifetime of CeramicSpeed's bearings. The increased hardness of the races combined with the super smooth and round CeramicSpeed balls, means virtually no wear on the bearing.
The coating layer is applied completely closed and homogenous. The formula used for the coating is extremely resistant to corrosion. This means that even if the bearing is contaminated with degreaser, water or mud, the risk of bearing failure due to corrosion is negligible.
How to achieve the optimal performance - The coated bearings are more resistant to lack of lubrication when it comes to wear and damage on the bearing nonetheless, this does not mean that the need for maintenance is completely eliminated. Just as CeramicSpeed do with their standard bearings, they recommend to always lubricate them with our special grease to achieve optimal performance in terms of low friction and long lifetime. For all training and racing applications they recommend the use of CeramicSpeed Blue all-round grease. If you want to achieve the lowest possible friction, CeramicSpeed recommend you to use their TT grease. Please be aware that compared to the standard Blue all-round grease, the TT grease has a shortened lifetime and therefore, it requires more frequent application.
Handmade in Denmark - Like all other CeramicSpeed bearings, their coated products are handmade in Denmark. This means all bearings are built by hand and inspected manually at each step in the production process. Building a coated bearing adds a number of extra steps to the process. The CeramicSpeed balls and steel races are matched within microns after which, each set of races is coated. The races are kept together in pairs through the entire process and after coating, each set needs to pass the quality control before they go into production.
CeramicSpeed coated bearings are available for pulley wheels, bottom brackets, wheel bearings and the Oversized Pulley Wheel System.
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