Race Face Turbine Seatpost

4/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $71.49

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Product Description

Attention to detail is what the Race Face Turbine Seatpost is all about. Every millimeter of the Turbine has been thought through for maximum durability with absolutely no extra weight.

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Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Todd a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: October 29, 2013

Strengths:    Looks great. Light weight. easy to ajust.

Weaknesses:    Noisey. Ajustment slippage.

Bottom Line:   
Started out great! Looked awsome on bike and was not a lead pipe in the weight department. Used for about 6 months on XC bike until I had to swap it out for something else..............For some reason I would ajust my saddle angle and after 2-4 rides it would always "slip" a little bit so it was nose up slightly. Not a lot but enough that I could tell when the bike felt "different". I began keeping track of it with a level and everytime it would "slipped back to the same location. Weird. The straw that made the camel go WTF?! was that it developed an anoying creeeking/clicking noise at the top end linkage. I tried cleaning, lubing, re-torqing (always used torque wrench to specs when ajusting), all to no avail. It just drove me nuts with the noise and re-ajusting.

What is weird is I have the less expensive original Evolve post (same basic design) on another bike that has been flawless. I put a Truvativ on the bike and it's been solid with no noises.

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Favorite Trail:   Holdridge Lakes

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $70.00

Purchased At:   Online retailer

Similar Products Used:   XTR, Syncros, Thompson, Easton, Control tech, etc....

Bike Setup:   2012 Titus X, Reba, XT drivetrain, Avid BB7 brakes, Vuelta Superlite Wheels, WTB Velosiraptor frt/Kend Excavator rr,

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by mike tolin a Cross Country Rider from kentucky

Date Reviewed: December 27, 2011

Strengths:    decent weight,really easy to adjust saddle,looks really good

Weaknesses:    none really

Bottom Line:   
I was just looking for a decent good looking saddle to replace my stock heavy crappy looking one. I like this one a lot it looks great and very easy to adjust.

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Favorite Trail:   cherokee park

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $70.00

Purchased At:   pricepoint

Similar Products Used:   thomson

Bike Setup:   camber 29er bunch of upgrades

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How to remove RaceFace Turbine crank?

So I am trying to remove the drive side crank arm on my Race Face Turbine crankset on my 2014 RMB Altitude to no avail. I used #8 hex key to remove the crank bolt and according to Race Face's instructions, thats all you need to remove the crank arm. This bolt was in there so tight I used my knee p ... Read More »

Removing RaceFace Turbine crank arm on 2014 Altitude

Hey guys, so I am trying to remove the RH crank arm on my 2014 altitude and I followed the steps according to RaceFaces instructions, and I still can't get this damn thing off. I actually am not sure if I have the one-key removal system or if I have the ISIS drive system that requires a crank pull ... Read More »

X9 or Race Face Turbine Cranks?

Going to upgrade my Muk 2 from 3x9 to 2x10. There isn't a lot of info on X9 vs Turbine. Is there a big difference in stiffness between hollow forged and CNC'd? Does one shift better than the other? Also, thoughts on mixing these cranks with XT shifters and cassette? I prefer Shimano but obviously ... Read More »

Press-Fit Bottom Bracket for Turbine Cinch

I ordered a new RaceFace Turbine Cinch crankset for my 2015 Giant Trance today. The Trance has the Shimano Press-Fit BB, which I believe is a BB92 correct? I ordered this BB92 bottom bracket to go with the cranks, just want to make sure it's the right one. I miss my 68/73 bottom brackets :( lol [IM ... Read More »

New cranks - Race Face Ride, Turbine or Sram X5?

For 170mm rear hub - Salsa Bucksaw build. Going 1x10 with 30T front chain ring, 11-36 out back. I like the Ride as it is $100 and only 30 grams heavier than the Turbine, but the Turbine comes in colors. Sram is what is spec'd by Salsa on the BS2. I will probably swap them out for some RF Next cr ... Read More »

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