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CeramicSpeed releases Cerakote OSPW X promising greater durability for off-road riding

CeramicSpeed releases Cerakote OSPW X promising greater durability for off-road riding

CeramicSpeed has released a new version of its oversized pulley wheel system, the Cerakote OSPW X. The system is claimed to improve the durability of…

Wednesday, Jul 13

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CeramicSpeed has released a new version of its oversized pulley wheel system, the Cerakote OSPW X.

The system is claimed to improve the durability of CeramicSpeed’s OSPW system by adding a Cerakote layer.

The release is said to ‘bolster’ CeramicSpeed’s range of off-road products, and the new pulley wheels are compatible with SRAM Eagle AXS and mechanical derailleurs as well as Shimano XT and XTR 12-speed drivetrains.

However, you’ll have to act fast because the Cerakote OSPW X is limited to three colours – Bronze, Gunmetal and Military Green – with only 100 pieces available in each.

The Cerakote OSPW X is available now and costs $839 / €749. UK pricing is to be confirmed. Ceramic misconceptions?

Speaking to BikeRadar at Eurobike 2022 , CeramicSpeed’s content specialist Emil Dahl Mathiasen said the brand is “mainly known for our speed and friction-reducing capabilities”.

But Mathiasen feels there are misconceptions about ceramic bearings .“There’s a prejudice about ceramic bearings being more fragile, but they’re actually way more durable than steel bearings,” he says.By using a Cerakote layer, CeramicSpeed says the Cerakote OSPW X is its latest attempt to make its products more durable and to improve their “ability to perform over time”.Cerakote is a polymer-ceramic coating and CeramicSpeed says it offers industry-leading durability, hardness and scratch resistance.CeramicSpeed emphasises Cerakote is a well-known material in the space and automotive industries. OSPW for SRAM XPLR CeramicSpeed has also announced a new OSPW pulley wheel system for SRAM XPLR , available from 28 July 2022.The brand says the durability […]

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