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.
If there is one thing we see a lot in comments sections about ceramic bearings, it is people claiming ceramic bearings do not offer benefits and are not worth their cost. Let’s analyze the pros, cons and applications.