R Squared was formed by two passionate cyclists in 2016 with a commitment to providing high quality products with customer service to match. We love clever stuff and products that do the job they were intended to do. We also like unique solutions to common cycling problems.
Innovation and design have led Kogel Bearings to reimagine its ceramic bearing derailleur pulleys. The next generation of ceramic derailleur pulleys, ‘Gen-2’ from Kogel have been available since the summer but now take over the range of road specific pulley sets.
You can install wonderful, fancy ceramic bearings, but the effort is quickly lost if you do not pay attention to ALL parts of your drivetrain and how you operate it. In this article we will have a look at how you can get your bike to be as efficient as possible.
Pressing bottom brackets in frames can be a daunting task. It is not necessarily difficult, but if things go south, your ceramic bearings and frame are at risk. For this reason, the official kogel bearings recommendation is to have your parts installed by a qualified mechanic.