Have an 11-speed SRAM drivetrain and want one more cog? e*thirteen's $299 USD conversion kit includes all the parts to make that happen, including the internal shifter pieces that you'll need to install inside your SRAM shifter.
Photos of prototype LG1+ pedals have been floating around for years, but we finally put some proper trail time on the production version to see how the plastic and metal-hybrid body holds up. Does the novel 'Spin Control' feature actually work? Are these the grippiest pedals on the market?
Looking forward, much from an operational standpoint will stay the same. Almost all of e*thirteen’s staff will become employees of the Hive. Some will remain in Massachusetts, while a few will make the migration to the Hive HQ in Northern California. Former e*Thirteen owner Dave Weagle, while no longer be directly involved, is a good friend and will be sharing his thoughts and ideas. The Hive’s George Dubois and Greg Thrash will competently fill Dave’s large engineering shoes. With over 20 years of engineering experience in the bike industry, George and Greg have designed products for all the familiar, big names.
Here is a closer look at this new partnership and DH Crank inside:
E Thirteen is best known for their chainguides and that is because they have done a great job with creating guides that work on numerous styles of bikes. Using a chain guide on your gravity propelled bike is common place these days. Downhill racers require them to ensure top spots as no one wants a dropped chain in a race run.
e13 recently went back to the drawing board to refine their current offerings and back to the playing field with some sexy new pieces to hang your chain off of. Sexy, light and strong is the new e13 SRS+ with a "TurboCharger". Learn more inside...
Leominster, MA (April 20th, 2009) – May has not yet begun and e*thirteen athletes are already picking up medals left and right. The first round of the World Cup circuit, held in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, ended with three of the four gold medals earned by e*thirteen riders. Last weekend’s California based Sea Otter event concluded with e*thirteen riders winning four of the five gravity events.
News Source: e*thirteen components Leominster, MA (February 18, 2009) – Three-time World Cup points series champion, Steve Peat of Sheffield, England, selects e*thirteen components to be his chain retention system and chain ring sponsor for the next three years. Steve’s tenacity and skill has catapulted him to the top of the podium fifteen times and gained him four silver World Championship medals.
News Source: e.thirteen With the first chunk of World Cup races on the books, it would be easy for riders to take a break before the next run of events: Mt. Ste. Anne, Bromont, Crankworx, etc. e.thirteen athletes, however, are definitely not relaxing between World Cups. On the contrary, they are out on the mountains, practicing hard and finding more podiums on which to stand.
News Source: e.thirteen From the first round of practice on the World Championship course in Val di Sole, Italy, it was clear that both Rachel and Gee Atherton were in top form and poised to wrap themselves with elite rainbow strips for the first time in both of their careers.
News Source: e.thirteen Fort William was full of surprises this past weekend – one of which was the lack of rain and mud on course! Despite a rainy forecast, the Scottish highlands were bone dry for the finals at the third stop of the UCI World Cup in Fort William, Scotland.
e.thirteen racers Dan, Gee and Rachel Atherton have accomplished a feat that no other family in the mountain bike racing scene can claim: three World Cup gold medals at the second stop of the UCI World Cup series! The Atherton's led the charge in a weekend in which e.thirteen chain retention systems helped riders claim the gold in every contested gravity event.
If you were looking for e.thirteen athletes at the US Open last weekend, chances are that you'd see them huddled around the podium area. Both men's and women's pro downhill podiums were filled with e.thirteen riders, as the chain retention system performed flawlessly on its home soil.
e.thirteen is up to something. I was just on their site and saw this thing about "Staccato 8". I have no idea what it's all about, but if you're lucky enough to attend the US open this weekend, go check it out!
News Source: ethirteen components e.thirteen athletes made their mark internationally this past weekend, with podium appearances in the domestic race and freeride scene as well in the international freeride arena. It seems as though the podium is going to be a comfortable spot again for e.thirteen riders in 2008, especially with the official release of the worldwide patent pending direct mount bashring.
News Source: ethirteen components e.thirteen is proud to welcome product development engineer, Kristopher Wehage, to the team. Kris brings three and a half years of high end bicycle component design and engineering experience and a passion for bicycle riding and industrial design.
News Source: ethirteen components e.thirteen components is proud to announce the acquisition of Montara Design’s Heim product line and supporting IP portfolio. The addition of the Heim offerings helps to diversify the already strong e.thirteen product line.
News Source: ethirteen components [L=http://www.e13components.com]e.thirteen™[/L] continues to push the envelope of product development with the release of more groundbreaking products for 2008. Beyond continued chain device development, e.thirteen is making additional contributions to the drivetrain with the release of odd-sized guide rings.
News Source: ethirteen components [L=http://www.e13components.com]e.thirteen™[/L] continues to push the envelope of product development with the release of more groundbreaking products for 2008. Today, e.thirteen is proud to announce the worldwide aftermarket availability of its direct mount bashguard technology.
e.thirteen launched the Limited Colorways program earlier this year, releasing special limited edition white chain retention systems worldwide. The white product practically flew off of the shelves, selling out in a matter of days. Now e.thirteen is proud to announce the second release of the Limited Colorways chain retention systems.
e.thirteen athletes crowded the podium once again for the final round of the 2007 Nissan UCI World Cup series in Maribor, Slovenia. Riders with e.thirteen chain retention systems faired extremely well this year—despite seeing some of the worst weather conditions in recent history on the circuit.
If running an e.thirteen chain retention system on your bike wasn't the ticket to a podium finish, then our only other guess would have to be those patriotic skinsuits everyone was wearing. E.thirteen riders blew away the field in Ft. William, Scotland this past weekend, with record-breaking crowds in attendance.
This past weekend at Mont Sainte Anne, e.thirteen rider Sam Hill captured the win and the leaders jersey in the points race for the world title, while on the other side of the world, e.thirteen rider Paul Basagoitia collected 25,000 euros for his second place overall finish in the Qashqai Urban Challenge series.
This past weekend, Champery, Switzerland was the site of one of the most technical downhill race courses ever created. In a finish that will be talked about for years, e.thirteen rider Sam Hill battled tremendous odds to capture 3rd place and missed 2nd place by a mere 0.03 seconds in conditions that many riders termed unrideable. Just one day earlier, Jill Kintner took top spot in the womens 4X and took a big step toward earning a World Cup overall title.
American race courses were dominated by e.thirteen riders at Angel Fire and the US Open. Riders dealt with a plethora of weather and course conditions, but their e.thirteen chain retention systems held up through everything to deliver podium results.
Massachusetts, USA – August 28th, 2006 – This past weekend, e.thirteen component’s sponsored riders dominated the Elite Downhill Category at the World Championships hosted at Rotorua, New Zealand. In all, e.thirteen components athletes earned 5 of the top ten spots in the Elite Men’s downhill and 4 of the top 6 spots in Elite Women’s category.