System advantages

Unique belt drive with crucial competative advantages

The innovative and sophisticated CONTI® DRIVE SYSTEM can easily compete on the market for bicycle drive systems. The competitive advantages of ContiTech are obvious, not only in comparison to other types of drive systems like the chain, but also compared to other belt drive systems, on the market.


CDS belt drive in comparison to a conventional chain drive

  CDS Chain
Better durability +
Less running noise +
Dry running and no oil usage +
No dirt built-up +
No rust +
Smooth riding feeling +
Power transmission +
Tensile strength +
Lifestyle product +
Maintenance-free +
User- and service-friendly +
Required stiffness of the frame +
Price +

CDS belt drive in comparison to other belt systems

  CDS Others
Optimized tooth profile to minimize jump over at low tension +
No pre-load on inner bearing and rear wheel hub +
More resistant against bending and twisting +
Service friendly +
Easy mounting +
Higher tolerances +
Higher resistance against teeth shearing +
A completely new riding experience

A completely new riding experience

Timing belt on front sprocket

CONTI® DRIVE SYSTEM –
Timing belt on front sprocket