Bonz Crankset Crankset

4.75/5 (16 Reviews)
MSRP : $189.00


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Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Jason from Ottawa

Date Reviewed: November 10, 2006

Bottom Line:   
I ordered a bashguard through their site 5 weeks ago. Have not received it yet! It took 4 e-mails to get a lukewarm response "Hi..Have you received your bashguard yet? It's been quite some time, you should have certainly received it by now..Sometimes Canada post is slow, but not this long..If you haven't received it yet, let me know..I can refund your money or send you another one..Colin" I replied please send me another! Two weeks later after three more requests NO BASHGUARD! NO FURTHER RESPONSE! I finally found there phone #(it's not listed on the Bonz website and talked to Terry three day's ago, he said he would look into it and get back to me... Again nothing!

Beware thes guy's customer service!

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ken Klaassen a Weekend Warrior from Agassiz

Date Reviewed: March 9, 2004

Strengths:    Brand New ISIS cranks, unbelievably better than square taper.

Weaknesses:    Nonexistent

Bottom Line:   
After busting three pairs of Bonz square taper, these new ISIS cranks are a welcome change. I haven't been able to bust these yet, I mean they don't even flex. Paired with a Raceface BB, they're unbeatable. For dirtjumping, or freeride, they are awesome.

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Favorite Trail:   Vedder Mt.

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $170.00

Purchased At:   Jacks Cycle

Similar Products Used:   Bonz square taper, Truvativ Hussefelt

Bike Setup:   Specialized P3 setup for dirtjumping and freeride.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Rob Friesen a Weekend Warrior from Chilliwack B.C. Canada

Date Reviewed: March 8, 2004

Strengths:    New ISIS cranks = even stiffer than square taper!!!!

Weaknesses:    None yet.

Bottom Line:   
EXTREMELY glad Bonz came out with ISIS! They are ultra stiff and oh so sexy. Haven't had them for too long yet, as they are new to the market, but I'm sure I won't be changing snapped bottom brackets anywhere near as often as I was. These should be seen a lot on the North Shore very soon, as well as at the local trials park!

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $170.00

Purchased At:   Jack's Cycle

Similar Products Used:   Bonz square taper, Raceface NS DH, Truvativ Holzfeller

Bike Setup:   Norco Moment trials frame

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by dave miller a Racer from england

Date Reviewed: September 21, 2002

Strengths:    these cranks are solid

Weaknesses:    you might skratch them

Bottom Line:   
these cranks kick assssss and come with a 10 year warrenty

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $180.00

Purchased At:   trialsin.com

Similar Products Used:   middleburns


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by arlo fialko from CO

Date Reviewed: March 15, 2002

Strengths:    ooh yeah its strong baby.....

Weaknesses:    the lame wish i was carbon sticker

Bottom Line:   
these cranks are really stiff and with 10 year warrantie, how can u go wrong!

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Favorite Trail:   Tsali N.C.

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $189.00

Purchased At:   trialsin usa

Bike Setup:   M-231 king hub rhyno-lt rim, mag hs33's, the usual monty crap.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Tristan a Weekend Warrior from North Vancouver

Date Reviewed: June 26, 2001

Strengths:    These cranks are STRONG! I have only managed to brake them onces(flat landing) But I had a new crank in 2 days!

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
These cranks are the best in the market. I see more and more people riding these cranks on the shore. This is the best warrenty around, I mean I got a new crank in 2 days!!!!

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Favorite Trail:   GMG

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $160.00

Purchased At:   On Top Bike Shop

Similar Products Used:   Race Face LP

Bike Setup:   Brodie 8-Ball with Carbons

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Nestle a Downhiller from Sardis

Date Reviewed: June 17, 2001

Strengths:    Feel totally solid.

Bottom Line:   
So far these kick some serious butt. I've had them bonz for about a year and a half and all is groovy. Surprised we don't see more of these around the shore.

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Favorite Trail:   Anything in the Slocan!

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   Jack's Cycle

Similar Products Used:   Racefayse, Shimano

Bike Setup:   Specialized rockhopper & Norco Team DH

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Snap a Downhiller from Chilliwack

Date Reviewed: June 2, 2001

Strengths:    these cranks r phenominal and i have gone throught alot of bike parts

Weaknesses:    N/A

Bottom Line:   
I have managed to break these cranks due to flat pavement landings. But i broke them on a saturday and they managed to get new cranks out to me on the sunday just so i could ride the rest of the weekend and most warrantys take like 3 weeks. They also have great shirts that look even better than the cranks. these cranks r prime for some one who is goin big and not wanting to worry about breaking any more cranks

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Favorite Trail:   anything that goes down

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   Jacks cycle

Similar Products Used:   nothin compares to these great cranks

Bike Setup:   vps-3

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jeffar BOOT a Downhiller from CHILLIWACK . B.C CANADA

Date Reviewed: May 31, 2001

Strengths:    Unbelievably strong, look awsome, awsome waranty if you break them, which doesnt happen very often

Weaknesses:    not enough people know about these incredible cranks

Bottom Line:   
These are the best cranks i have bought yet, all my other cranks rounded out or snapped. I know of one pair that have snapped, and a new pair of cranks was delivered that weekend by Bonz. I dont know what Billy rides but 2 min bud come on, thats impossible. YOur bottom bracket will snap before the cranks will, i know a guy who has snapped 3 or 4 bb and still rides the same cranks. Anyways for the price and the quality why buy anything else.

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Favorite Trail:   Woodlot and Ved Mountain

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   JACKS CYCLE

Similar Products Used:   Race Face

Bike Setup:   Marin Team Downhill

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Rob Friesen a Downhiller from Sardis,B.C. Canada

Date Reviewed: November 20, 2000

Strengths:    Lots of lateral rigidity. Excellent warranty-if you could ever need it. Can change same crankset from compact to standard or even to a custom integrated trials bashguard.

Weaknesses:    Haven't found any yet, after lots of abuse.

Bottom Line:   
After two years of beating the snot out of these cranks for both freeride and trials riding, I have not had any problems. I haven't seen anything else on the market that is as strong as these are - not to mention the cool look, with your choice of inset colours, lengths, and styles. Bonz has made it easy for the even slightly mechanically inclined to change the same set of cranks from standard to compact to trials specific. Very unique and very functionable. Bonz are made for those who ride hard and don't like to replace components as much. Excellent service/procuct value!

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Favorite Trail:   Woodlot Trails-Maple Ridge

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   Jack's Cycle, Chilliwack BC

Similar Products Used:   Raceface, Sugino, Shimano.

Bike Setup:   Norco VPS-1 and Norco Team Trials.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Rick a Weekend Warrior from Vancouver Canada

Date Reviewed: November 16, 2000

Strengths:    Awesome cranks!
Great looks


Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
These are some great trials cranks. One of the only trials specific cranks I have seen. Unique bashguard really grips when climbing over obstacles. If you are serious about trials riding, check these out.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $160.00

Purchased At:   On Top Bike Shop

Similar Products Used:   Race Face Shimano Syncros

Bike Setup:   Norco Factory Trials

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Mike Friesen a Weekend Warrior from Langley,B.C.

Date Reviewed: November 3, 2000

Strengths:    stiff as they come
looks great, lotsa swag
warranty


Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
I've had these cranks on my bike for close to 2 years now,
and there still as strong as the day I bought em.
I put em through lots of s... and abuse, and they just won't
break. I also have the bonz ring thing, awesome.
Very sweet products.

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Favorite Trail:   woodlot gold

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $165.00

Purchased At:   Jacks Cycle

Similar Products Used:   raceface

Bike Setup:   Kona stinky dee-lux

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jeff Ullmer a Weekend Warrior from New Westminster, B.C., Canada

Date Reviewed: November 2, 2000

Strengths:    The cranks look cool & are as stiff as a virgin woody.

Weaknesses:    None so far. I have broken a fork, rims, & bottom brackets
and @ 200 lbs I'm not a finese rider.


Bottom Line:   
I'm also running with a Bonz Rng Thng Bash Guard.
Sweet Products.

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Favorite Trail:   Wood Lot Gold, Boogieman

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $160.00

Purchased At:   On Top Bike Shop

Similar Products Used:   Raceface

Bike Setup:   Brodie Libido, Monster T's

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Neal H a Weekend Warrior from North Van, BC

Date Reviewed: August 20, 2000

Strengths:    incredibly stiff
looks cool
warranty


Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
These cranks rock!!!
by the way, that $160 is $240 in canada
they are so cool lookin, and im never gonna have to get another crank on my bike, cuz i only weigh 135lbs
they cost alot, but they are more than worth it
buy it if you want an indestructible crank

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Favorite Trail:   circus

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $160.00

Purchased At:   on top

Similar Products Used:   shimano lx

Bike Setup:   brodie

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jake P. a Weekend Warrior from Port Hardy

Date Reviewed: April 4, 2000

Strengths:    They're incredibly stiff
They look rad
Thry invincible


Weaknesses:    None except that they don't look as pretty when they're coated with mud

Bottom Line:   
These cranks kick a$$ so much!! But you have to get a rely stiff BB for them to work!! YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED!!!!!!

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Favorite Trail:   anyting that goes down a hill

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   Nothing is similar to these babies

Bike Setup:   Kona stinky z1Bomber drop off Mamoth rims

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