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Interbike 2012: e*thirteen Cranks and Steve Peat inspired chainguide

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e*thirteen's TRSr cranks are lightweight and intended for enduro and all-mountain use

e*thirteen's TRSr cranks are lightweight and intended for enduro and all-mountain use (Image credit: Josh Patterson/Future Publishing)
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Plastic chainguide bits will be offered in a number of color options

Plastic chainguide bits will be offered in a number of color options (Image credit: Josh Patterson/Future Publishing)
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Single and double chainrings mount directly to the crank arm via the same interface used for the company's bottom brackets

Single and double chainrings mount directly to the crank arm via the same interface used for the company's bottom brackets (Image credit: Josh Patterson/Future Publishing)
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Steve Peat LG1 chainguides signed by the man himself will be like gold dust

Steve Peat LG1 chainguides signed by the man himself will be like gold dust (Image credit: Josh Patterson)

This article originally appeared on BikeRadar.

US component brand e*thirteen was on hand at this year’s Interbike, to show us its latest cranksets as well as a Steve Peat inspired take on the long-standing LG1 chainguide.

TRSr cranks

The new TRSr cranks tip the scales at 510g for the arms, and 720g with a single, 34T chainring. They’re designed for use with single or double chainrings.

Chainring combinations for single-ring setups are 28, 30, 32 and 34, and the chainrings are designed to work with 10- and 11-speed drivetrains. However, unlike SRAM’s 11-speed chainring, the teeth aren’t designed to match up with the inner and outer plates of an 11-speed chain.

Double versions, CNC-machined from a single block of aluminum, will be available in November 2012 in 20/34, 22/36 and 24/38T combinations. Like the single rings, the doubles will mount directly to the crank arm – they’re secured via a lockring that employs the same proprietary interface used to install the company’s bottom brackets.

The TRSr single cranksets will retail for US$370. Doubles will go for US$400. Bottom brackets are not included.

Limited edition LG1

e*thirteen-sponsored racer Steve Peat has been putting the LG1 through its paces for some time now, and now the company has created a limited edition of the guide in his honor. Of the 500 produced, retailing at US$165, seven will feature Peaty’s signature.

Plastic chainguide bits will be offered in a number of color options