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The Truvativ HammerSchmidt All Mountain Crankset could revolutionize bicycle drivetrains from this point forward by eliminating that last bastion of low-tech: the . Truvativ HammerSchmidt AM Chainset – Lowest Prices and FREE shipping available from The World’s largest online bike store – Chain Reaction Cycles. Finally after months of teasing, Truvativ releases the true identity of HammerSchmidt. We can put an end to all the rumors and speculations that.

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We can put an end to all the rumors and speculations that have been inundating various MTB forums. You must login to Pinkbike.

Still better than buying seperates: Osten Aug 14, at So you get the best of both worlds without the need of a front derailleur. HammerSchmidt mounts to an international-standard chainguide boss. No fuss, no grinding. It comes with an internal clutch.

Introduced inthe Truvativ HammerSchmidt was a technical tuvativ. Skip to main content. Under climbing load, the shifts are consistent and allow you to change ratios quickly even when hammering out of the saddle.

I still doubt that spares will be cheap compared to a new FD and really wonder up to what point they’ll sell them but that is pure speculation! Lots of talk on Uk forums about this and general consensus is that its a good idea but doesn’t look very well sealed against mud like we get over here!

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Review: Truvativ HammerSchmidt AM Crankset and Transmission

Our motto is ‘All Riders, No Attitude! Simple clicks back and forth via the HammerSchmidt specific front shifter and you are set whether you are moving or not.


Once word gets out and interest at a local bike shop level rises, you will see this set up become affordable. Thought the ring looks small, like a trjvativ, the transmission system makes it act as a ring 1. HammerSchmidt two-speed crankset on the Scott Ransom.

It needs to have a built in chain tensioner for me to even consider it. The Truvativ HammerSchmidt crankset and front drive system made huge waves in the industry back in for being the first, mainstream front shifting platform without a front derailleur.

At first, the Truvativ HammerSchmidt takes some getting used to…partly because our brains are so front derailleur trained that a new front transmission seems foreign. Maybe someday they do version with clutch Great! The fringe benefits are really noticed during riding. It is much more complex then the average setup. One part that concerns me however is the friction loss: It does have wear from normal use, see photos.

Props to any Co. This is the future forsure, no more external shifting systems, I am all for it soley because I own two bikes one 4″ travel and one DH that have no braze-on’s to stop cable housing for a front derailleur and both sport 05 ISCG. I’m not interested in race timing but will it really slow me down on my long rides?

Review: Truvativ HammerSchmidt AM Crankset

I only ship to eligible USA pay pal address You get to run a ‘Short’ cage rear mech. I want one, but not sure of its effectivesness on my SS, and the price will be the deal breaker. NickHancock Aug 14, at 5: The HammerSchmidt shifting is immediate and can be done while pedaling forward or reversed, stopped, or mid-air, should you please. Should be able to because the chain length won’t change but you will end up with two gears pretty far apart and nothing in between, far simpler and cheaper just to run regular singlespeed for all the difference it will actually make in riding.


Depending on how well maintained they are deraileurs have a greater or lesser degree of friction loss. But price and some of the other issues noted will need the time test to see how this product turns out. I was about to ad a front derailleur and double crank on my Demo 7, I will now wait to see this beast. I’d hate to see what labour would cost!!

Nothing this different will be without disadvantages but there is one advantage that I don’t think trufativ been mentioned here: Box Two Speed Drivetrain. The same goes for topping a steep grade. A close look at the built-in chain guide and bash plates.

Btw, new shimano rocks. How high are the compared with a derailleur?

Turn the pedal once and the chainring goes around about 1. OrangeGoblin Aug 14, at 7: When you combine that with the swapped front shifter setup large front paddle goes easier while smaller front paddle goes harderit takes a ride or two to get used to the new system and lack of shifting issues on the front hammerscnmidt.

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I only ride XC and you dont huck over obstacles like DH. Currently you have JavaScript disabled. They spent over 2 years developing this product. We got the chance to ride the two-speed crankset during a media introduction in SLO, California. I would buy one if it turns out to be reliable, low maintenance, lower price, and they put a lower chain tensioner on it.