There’s a brand new chain device from Gamut. They started with a blank canvas and designed the new G30 from the ground up to be the lightest chain device they’ve ever produced, by some 100g.

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It’s also designed to be simpler and more durable, with the bearing in the lower guide gone to make place for an o-ring. Yes, a simple o-ring replaces the usual roller on a cartridge bearing assembly, with Gamut telling us there’s no chance of it seizing up. Plus it’s obviously lighter. And it should be a hell of a lot quieter too.

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We’re increasingly seeing chain devices being specced on bikes well away from the downhill circuit, with a growing number since the adoption of 2x10 and 1x10 by cross-country racers and weekend trail warriors. Gamut say they’ve got some new 2x10 devices up their sleeves this year too…

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