Race Face Turbine X Type Bottom Bracket

1.5/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $59.99


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Product Description

New for 2011. Durable. Serviceable. Lightweight. Engineered forTrail ridersThat want a high performance BBThat lasts. Custom 6805 16 ball retainer bearings withTitanium coated racesThat ensure unparalleled corrosion resistance. Bearings feature our customTriple wiper sealTo better retain grease and keep contaminants out. Bearings are factory filled with Phil Wood waterproof grease -Tested and provenTo extend bearing life. Cups are forged and CNC machined from aerospace 6066 aluminum. Bearings ar


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Dcluley98

Date Reviewed: April 5, 2013

Strengths:    Light, works great with the turbine 2x10 cranks, easy install

Weaknesses:    doesn't seem as durable as Chris King or Shimano

Bottom Line:   
I installed this with my turbine SL cranks (which as others have stated are the dogs bollox!) and it works well and is lighter than the BB I replaced. Seems sturdy enough so far, but when installing it didn't seem as robust as a Chris King or other "built to last" BBs. I haven't had any problems yet in 6 months of riding. We will see if there is a tradeoff of durability vs. weight.

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by barnbig

Date Reviewed: April 17, 2012

Strengths:    Looks only, the crankset that comes with this bb is awesome!

Weaknesses:    Junk, after only 1 hard ride of uphill, ticking noise appeared. Maybe coz of my weight, 100 kgs geared. Non drive side bearing was junk, not smooth as the day i bought it. The cups thread are also junk, difficult to screw to the frame compared to other brands

Bottom Line:   
Replace this bb after a few months used, shimano bb way better.

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by morebravo a All Mountain Rider from Launceston

Date Reviewed: March 30, 2012

Strengths:    Looks and price

Weaknesses:    Does not stand the test of time.

Bottom Line:   
The crank that this bb comes with is outstanding. The bb itself though is a dud, I love raceface and actually use there atlas bb now (much better) but the turbine bb only lasted 4 months before it was blown out.
Stick with the atlas or shimano bb's

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Favorite Trail:   Kate Reid

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $50.00

Similar Products Used:   Race face atlas bb.

Bike Setup:   Yeti ARC, race face, SRAM, hope

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by tbird308 a Cross Country Rider from Los Gatos, CA

Date Reviewed: September 27, 2011

Strengths:    Light Weight
Unique Design
Instructions on the sleeve


Weaknesses:    Really only lasted three months, after grinding sound out of the non-drive side bearing appeared. Sent back to Race Face, one month later received the bottom bracket with the same issue as when I originally returned it for the warranty repair.

Bottom Line:   
Junk in my book!

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Favorite Trail:   Demo

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Universal Cycles

Similar Products Used:   Enduro Ceramic Bottom Bracket
Shimano XT Bottom Bracket


Bike Setup:   2010 Ibis Mojo SL
Crank Brothers Cobalt wheels
XO Group
Formula R1 Brakes

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