Online mag BikeRadar.com today published an article and photos of new cranksets and wheelsets designed for the dirty and punishing world of cyclocross.
The cranksets (to be offered in 11-speed) are based on the new, less expensive Power Torque system, which uses a one-piece bottom bracket axle in place of the more complicated, two-piece Ultra Torque setup. Seals are said to be 'cross-specific (meaning, it would seem, that they're designed to keep mud out). The chainrings also have special ramps and pins to ease shifting under load.
As shown in the photo below, they'll have a "CX" designation.
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