Easton releases gravel-specific chainrings

For cyclocross, Easton is offering a 46/36t option

This article first appeared on BikeRadar . There's no denying the simplicity and popularity of dedicated single chainring drivetrains. But there are trade-offs with cadence and gear range. Easton is hoping to eliminate those downsides with its new gravel, adventure and cyclo-cross double chainrings. Easton's double chainrings come in three sizes, each intended for different drop bar genres. According to Easton, 47/32t is for gravel, 46/36t is for cyclo-cross, and 46/30t is built for adventure riding. Easton EA70AX first ride review Easton introduces EC90 SL crank Easton two-ring specifications Claimed weight: 47/32t 194g, 46/36t 192g, 46/30t 182g Claimed weight on Easton EC90 SL crankset: 540g (172.5mm 47/32 without bottom bracket) Chainline: 45mm Material: EA90 aluminum Price: $149.99 (UK and Australian pricing TBC) Available now The timing of Easton's two-ring chainring release corresponds well with Shimano's recently unveiled clutch-equipped Ultegra RX rear derailleur . Unlike SRAM's clutch-equipped rear changers, the UItegra ...

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