Rotor adds lighter carbon crankarms to its power meter recipe

Rotor carbon ALDHU cranks
(Image credit: Rotor)

Rotor has announced a carbon version of its ALDHU crank, which is a claimed 100g lighter than its aluminium predecessor and will hit shelves in February. 

The ALDHU, which gets its name from an abbreviation of the legendary Alpe d'Huez climb, was Rotor's lightest crank. However, with disc brakes driving up the weight of bikes, the brand felt that a carbon crank would be a good way to save weight. 

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Ryan Simonovich has been riding and racing for nearly a decade. He got his start as a cross-country mountain bike racer in California and quickly learned how fun road cycling can be. He has dabbled in road, criterium and cyclocross racing as well. He lives in Durango, Colorado, where there are endless mountain views and hilly gravel routes.