A single rear derailleur design with mid-length cage is compatible with the varying sprocket sizes on all three cassette gearing options, from 9-36 to 10-44, perfect for every gravel requirement. The parallelogram's 2D trajectory is specifically designed for the Ekar 1x system, with a full change of precise mechanical movement to activate the 13 sprockets. Its pulley wheels with differentiated tooth-counts deliver optimum smooth chain running and high chain retention for security and peace of mind – whatever terrain you tackle. The clutch, permanently engaged for enhanced chain retention reliability and minimal operational noise, can be locked forward for easy wheel removal. There are more than 70 individual carefully designed and engineered parts in the Ekar derailleur alone. Carbon fiber-reinforced polyamide and anodised 7075 and 6082 alloys are skilfully combined in Ekar derailleur's body and cage, for the best blend of strength, durability and light weight, for long-term reliable operation and withstanding the knocks, grit and dust of hardcore gravel riding, while stainless steel bolts are used for strength and long-term resilience in the toughest conditions.
New design for 1x13-speed system – gravel-orientated performance & build
2D parallelogram trajectory – precise mechanical movement for 13 sprockets
High grade polymer pulley wheels (12T upper, 14T lower) – smooth chain running & secure retention
Carbon fiber-reinforced polyamide & anodised 7075 and 6082 alloys – for light weight, strength & durability
Stainless steel bolts – for strength & long-term resilience on gravel
Clutch lock – for easy wheel removal
One derailleur fits all three cassette options – easy to switch for gearing changes