Are Race Face cranks good?

Excellent value, robust and not too heavy, the RaceFace Aeffect direct-mount crankset is a great choice of replacement crank. It’s tough, looks good and is well-priced as an entry-level upgrade, although its heft makes it better for trail and enduro riders than cross-country weight weenies.

Where are Race Face cranks made?

Race Face has a long history with carbon technology. They released their original Next LP cranks – an aluminum exoskeleton with a carbon charge inside of it – 15 years ago in 1998.

What is the lightest MTB crank?

The XCXr crankset that comes in at just 392-grams, otherwise known as “The lightest mountain bike cranks on the market,” according to e*thirteen.

Is race face a Canadian company?

After over 18 years of business, Race Face entered into receivership on March 12, 2011, leaving a massive gap in the boutique mountain bike market.

Who owns Raceface?

Fox Factory Holding CorpRace Face Performance Products, Inc. / Parent organization
BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding Corp., the parent of the Fox suspension brand, has purchased Race Face Performance and Easton Cycling, the companies announced Friday.

Will Race Face cranks fit Shimano bottom bracket?

Bottom line, Shimano/Race Face external BB’s can be used with Race Face/Shimano cranks. Race Face cranks are shipped with two 1mm thick black rubber covered spacers to adjust the chainline between 49-51mm, depending which side you put the 1mm spacers on.

What are cinch cranks?

It’s a cinch It’s made up of modular components, enabling it to be totally future-proofed and easily adapted should a new chainring or BB standard become available. The Cinch system relies on tapered splines at both ends of the spindle for the crank arms to bolt to.

Is it worth upgrading crankset MTB?

Absolutely! The main purpose of upgrading your crankset is for performance improvement and that means adjusting or replacing the crankset to get an improved experience. So yes, the crankset is always worth upgrading.

Are carbon cranksets worth it?

In all other cases, carbon cranks do not offer game-changing benefits. One could even argue that they make for a poor purchase because a good set of alloy cranks is cheaper, tougher, and doesn’t weigh a lot more. Thus, recreational riders are better off buying alloy cranks.