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Gates carbon drive on carbon frame

It is hard to prove non-existence, but as far as my research goes, there is no carbon frame available for belt drive systems like Gates. My guess is that this is due to the requirement to be able to ...
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Pinion gearbox + Gates belt drive - what are my options for 36-hole rear hubs?

I currently have a touring bike with 36 spokes front and back, in the front with a SON 28, in the back with a Shimano Deore XT hub. I plan to switch my frame and I'm currently considering switching to ...
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Uneven tension on Gates Carbon Drive belt

I tried using the iOS app to check the tension on my Gates Carbon Drive belt (centre-track, CDX I assume as it's driving a Rohlof) and I could not get a consistent measurement over the length of the ...
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What's the deal with Rohloff and Gates Carbon Drive?

Can someone explain to me why a Gates/Rohloff combination is so stonewalled? It's got warnings all over the kit that you cannot do an aftermarket conversion, that you need Rohloff to switch you from ...