eThirteen just announced its newest lineup of wide-range cassettes. Helix improves upon the TRS+ cassettes with a lighter construction (Helix R 12 is 60g Lighter than the TRS+ 9-50t 12 speed, and the Helix R 11 is 80g lighter than the TRS+ 9-46t 11 speed). Helix cassettes are also available in multiple colors and compatible with SRAM and Shimano 12-speed drivetrains. In addition E13 also claims to have improved both shifting performance and the interface between the steel and aluminum clusters. Watch the launch video and find photos and specs below…
E13 Helix R 12 (9-50t 12-SPEED)
- Range: 556%
- 9-50T: 9,11,13,15,17,20,23,27,31,36,42,50
- Clusters: Replaceable steel and 42/50 tooth clusters
- Weight: 345g
- Price: $289.95 / €289
E13 Helix R 11 (9-46t 11-SPEED)
- Range: 511%
- 9-46T: 9,11,13,15,17,20,24,28,33,39,46
- Clusters: Replaceable steel cluster and 46 tooth cog
- Weight: 325g
- Price: $129.95 / €110
E13 Helix cassettes are available with aluminum clusters in Grey, Naranja, Bronze, Eggplant, and Intergalactic (which uses ‘PVD Film’ that E13claims is more durable compared to anodized aluminum). Find out more about Helix over at ethirteen.com.
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