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Need Help Picking Crank

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I'm quite heavy weighing at 165, my cheap cranks pedal hole striped on me and now I have my eyes on 2 cranks the Race Face Evolve DH and the Truvativ Hussifelt, Which crank should i go for ,is there anything else i should look at before i buy the cranks, any other good selections or is one of these good enough

Thanks for all your time

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I would go for echo cranks with echo bash ring which you can get in all diffeent colours. the cranks are pritty light and the bash rings look good(Y)

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Middleburn Pro Trials cranks are excellent. Most people will recommend them to you. They won't let you down.

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trials cranks?

yeh id go for the middleburn pro cranks

i want a pair myself !!

need*

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hi there, i ride with Tensile Cranks and i love them to bit`s they are very very stroung and you dont have to keep stoping and doing them up every five minutes.

I hope this helps you and if you need to find out more about them than please go onto my sponership with Tartybikes.co.uk

Jake.

(Y)

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Hey thanks for all you help so far, any further comments will be appreciated.

(would any 1 recommends the race face evolve) The reason is because its on sale and i was wondering if it can stand up to da abuse and would it be good for trials at all?

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race face cranks are normally beast, go for them. (Y)

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matt go on msn i need to speak

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Well to start with there are more than one set of RF Evolve cranks. I wouldn't even entertain the idea of using an XC crank on a trials bike, it just wouldn't last!

The DH model on the other hand as fitted to my freeride rig with x-type BB is really very strong & stiff. the bearings won't quit either. I still wouldn't be mad gone on the idea of landing a crank on the edge of a wall though.

I ride Middleburns on my trials bike & have had no cause for concern with them yet. I fitted them along with a new ISIS BB & after checking them once or twice have zero worries about damaging them or them working loose or anything like that.

Price difference is negligable too if you count in the fact that the Race Face will require a trials style Bash & small sprocket buying on top of the crank (& BB if ISIS).

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Well to start with there are more than one set of RF Evolve cranks. I wouldn't even entertain the idea of using an XC crank on a trials bike, it just wouldn't last!

The DH model on the other hand as fitted to my freeride rig with x-type BB is really very strong & stiff. the bearings won't quit either. I still wouldn't be mad gone on the idea of landing a crank on the edge of a wall though.

I ride Middleburns on my trials bike & have had no cause for concern with them yet. I fitted them along with a new ISIS BB & after checking them once or twice have zero worries about damaging them or them working loose or anything like that.

Price difference is negligable too if you count in the fact that the Race Face will require a trials style Bash & small sprocket buying on top of the crank (& BB if ISIS).

Thanks for your help but the crank i was talking about was the Evolve Freeride/DH one not the xc one.

Do you think the Evolve DH can handle the abuse of trials??

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Yes I think.

I had some Race Face Prodigy DH on my freeride bike (a hardtail), the old Evolve model.

They were strong enough, but I had problems with ISIS bottom bracket, too fragile.

But I was newbie in Freeride and trial riding...

But they are not designed for trial riding, whereas the Tensile, middleburn, Try all and Echo are...

You will have a bigger bashgard (22 teeth instead of 18 teeth bashgard with trial cranks), and it will reduce your ground clearance.

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go for some middleburns super pro trials they ride nice

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middle burn no questions asked

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agree with all you on here i love my middleburn runs reli smooth had a lil prob with creaking but nothin a lil bit of oil didnt fix

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hi there, i ride with Tensile Cranks and i love them to bit`s they are very very stroung and you dont have to keep stoping and doing them up every five minutes.

I hope this helps you and if you need to find out more about them than please go onto my sponership with Tartybikes.co.uk

Jake.

(Y)

Tensiles are not very strong at all most people that i know have snapped the cranks in half, one lad snapped 2 or 3 arms . go for adament cranks a friend has just got some and they look nice.

Matt Rushton

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Middleburn, best ever (full stop)

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Tensiles are not very strong at all most people that i know have snapped the cranks in half, one lad snapped 2 or 3 arms . go for adament cranks a friend has just got some and they look nice.

Matt Rushton

Well i find them very very good soooo.....

Jake.

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Good to see this topic!!!

Don't buy Race Face Cranks for trials! They will suck you down!

I bended mine after a few weeks!

Now i am ridin the truvativ hussefelt for about 2 years! And

they are beast!!! (Y)

But if you have the money go for middleburns!

If not Truvativ is nearly as good as! (Y)

Martin

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Good to see this topic!!!

Don't buy Race Face Cranks for trials! They will suck you down!

I bended mine after a few weeks!

Now i am ridin the truvativ hussefelt for about 2 years! And

they are beast!!! (Y)

But if you have the money go for middleburns!

If not Truvativ is nearly as good as! (Y)

Martin

Was your cranks the Race Face Evolve DH or the XC one ??

PS Thank you all for your help

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