Ciamillo is back with World’s Lightest carbon crankset at 279g?!

It can be simple to look at the burden of the Gravitas Gen 13 cranksets and assume, “that’s probably the weight for one of the arms.” But no. That pretty unbelievable declare of 279g contains each arms, spider, spindle, and the {hardware}. That ought to make it the lightest crankset on the market – which was Ted Ciamillo’s purpose from the outset.

As Ted would inform it although, he didn’t actually need to get back into producing cranksets. But due to various clients begging for a brand new run, he determined to take purpose at the ‘world’s lightest’ title within the course of.

Ciamillo Gravitas Gen 13 carbon crankset

Built round hole carbon fiber crank arms with an inner honeycomb construction for power, the crankset makes use of a detachable carbon spindle with alloy bearing faces.

This spindle building permits the spindle to be personalized throughout building to suit completely different backside bracket requirements and chain traces (43.5 and 44.5mm). The crankset will likely be obtainable to suit SRAM DUB and all 30mm spindle configurations–although there’s no 24mm spindle choice.

integrated chainring spider

3D rendering of the ultimate product

The chainring spider will likely be absolutely carbon and built-in into the crank arm. This spider is 2x particular, although Ciamillo could have a 1x appropriate model by late spring. The crankset doesn’t embrace chainrings, so that you’ll have to supply your personal compact 110 BCD chainrings – although Ciamillo recommends Praxis Buzz rings.

How a lot is the ‘world’s lightest crankset’? You could need to sit down. Even earlier than including chainrings and a backside bracket, the Gravitas Gen 13 crankset will set you back $1,888. That worth contains the arms, spider, spindle, and {hardware}. As talked about, you’ll have to supply your personal backside bracket and chainrings.

Offered in 170mm or 172.5mm arms solely, the cranks have a 110kg weight restrict and can start delivery on March 23. Stay tuned for an precise evaluate quickly!

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