Global Views - Tektro - Celebrating 35 years of Manufacturing Perfection

On the one hand this is merely an advertorial puff piece. On the other hand, I find it strangely touching, even impressive. It's hard not to warm to the three main protagonists.

There is a polite but meaty discussion of:

  • The need to make derailleurs to fend off what techies would call Shimano's 'platform lock-in'.
  • The need to get into electronic derailleurs early, before all possible designs are tied up in a web of patent-bombing.

There is also a beguiling, early, image of the Tektro E Drive 9 (M530) derailleur. This is designed for e-bikes/.

Browse associated derailleurs.

Tektro E Drive 9 (M530) derailleur thumbnail
TRP DH7 gold derailleur thumbnail
TRP TR12 black derailleur thumbnail