Race Face SIXC Crankset

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $542.99

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Product Description

SIXC (the C is silent, eh!) representsThe culmination of years of RaceFace engineering in both carbon and all mountain products. Race Face hascreated a crank forThe all mountain rider who demandsTheultimate in performance. Strong enough for light freeriding yet featheryenoughTo propel you pastThe lycra set, SIXC isThe product many epicriders have been waiting for.The arms are engineered & manufactured in Race Faces British Columbia, Canada manufacturing facility.This crankset is completely h

Race Face SIXC AM Crankset Pro Review

I have been testing a set of the Race Face SIXC (silent C) cranks for almost 2 months now, and they have proven to be stiff, durable, have been good shifting, and are made of uber bling carbon fiber. The SIXC cranks are made with their Optimized Carbon Technology program, and have been created for All Mountain biking, so they are slightly overbuilt in comparison to the usual carbon cranks. Continue reading →

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by james a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: July 3, 2012

Strengths:    Light. Stiff. Quality of Construction

Weaknesses:    None Yet.

Bottom Line:   
have been using these for almost a year now with zero issues. Mostly been using them for light freeride, but bought them because they were light enough to pedal up as well. I've been a sceptic of the whole carbon movement for a while, but I since converted buy choosing a Ibis Mojo HD and putting these on as well. I think the majority of the weaknesses around carbon are either from a lack of education on the material and fad fear mongering of exploding components and frames. I've found these to be nothing but reliable and the quality of construction above what I've found with other RF products. I would warn any potential buyer to speak to RF (now back in business) regarding different ring configurations. I run mine with a single ring no bash and found that there was a set of priority spacers needed that were not included in the box. Had I run single ring with a regular spacer from a shop I would've sheared off the ring tabs. All different materials have a learning curve and a quick call to RF before setting mine up got me on my way with spacers sent free of charge from them. Nice piece of kit.

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Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   RF Diabolous, XTR 960, RF Turbine,

Bike Setup:   Ibis Mojo HD, Totem 180 Coil, Vivid Air rear shock, Chris King hubs and BB, Hope Tech V2 brakes, Thomson, Chromag

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by mxgunn2 a Downhiller from Salt lake City, Utah USA

Date Reviewed: March 18, 2011

Strengths:    Light for AM cranks very stiff and durable. Great look.

Weaknesses:    Direct hit from rocks chips the top surface of the carbon. No structural damage just cosmetic.

Bottom Line:   
I am very pleased with the performance of the cranks. It's a perfect fit to my ride. Since the cranks are carbon it was expected to be more vulnerable to impact strikes from rocks but I believe there is some room for improvement. Over all they are an excellent product and highly recommended. Since Race Face is no longer in business there is some concern about the warranty and replacement parts. Sad to see Race Face go out of business.

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Favorite Trail:   Dirt Merchant Whistler

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $650.00

Purchased At:   Go Ride

Similar Products Used:   XTR, gravity Lights, XT

Bike Setup:   Ibis Mojo HD, Easton Havoc Carbon wheels, Race Face SixC.

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