Truvativ Stylo OCT 3.3 Crankset

5/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $250.00

Product Description

Truvativ Stylo OCT 3.3 uses hollow-forged Open Core Technology, now available for XC, Trail, and All Mountain riders. Chainrings are attached by AL Double Hex Type bolts. OCT drops weight while increasing strength and stiffness. New outer chainrings uses

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by TTTURNER a Cross Country Rider from La Quinta, CA

Date Reviewed: November 9, 2010

Strengths:    Lightweight (809 grams on my scale), good looking, inexpensive. The bottom bracket bearings look like they can be serviced. I'm only giving up 12 grams to the XTR.

Weaknesses:    None so far.

Bottom Line:   
I got tired of shelling out huge bucks for XTR 960 chainrings. I like to replace my chainrings, cassette, chain, and pulleys every year. I can replace this entire Stylo OCT crankset, with bottom bracket, for less than a set of XTR chainrings. The grey anodized finish on my XTR 960 looked terrible and couldn't be touched-up. They made my $5500 bike look beat. The Stylo OCT cranks perform just as well and the black finish is easy to keep looking new. Everybody knows XTR cranks perform flawlessly, but these do just as well at a third of the price. And I don't have to worry about a carbon crank in the huge rock gardens I ride.

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Favorite Trail:   Hurkey Creek

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   XTR, AC, White, Race Face

Bike Setup:   Turner Flux, Fox (Pushed front and rear), Mavic SL Disc, Sram XO/Shimano XTR Mix

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by XLNC a Weekend Warrior from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Date Reviewed: June 25, 2010

Strengths:    Lightweight - cheap - also IMHO they look cool.

Weaknesses:    Forced to hide in the shadows of the Noir and the XX.

Bottom Line:   
I feel this crank is underrated. It's a decent "hollow" crank that I think looks cool, and it's rock hard - I can crank as hard as I can and it's almost like it takes it and says "is that ALL you got??? Pfft. Wake me up when you actually want to start riding..." .... AND it goes for a good price (mid $200s (cdn) at a LBS - cheaper online) and as I stated I think it gets a raw deal because people want the carbon bling of the Noir or the XX cranks. I was offered a set of XTs prior to buying these, and so far I have to say I have NO regrets.

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Favorite Trail:   All of them

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   Central Cycle

Similar Products Used:   C'dale EX3.

Bike Setup:   2002 C'Dale Jekyll, Lefty DLR fr, Fox Float RC rr, SRAM X0 trigger shifters and RD, X9 FD, Truvativ Stylo OCT crank (obviously), SRAM PC 990 cassette and PC991 chain, Avid Juicy Ultimate brakes - carbon levers, Syntace Force 1.5 stem, FSA K-Force Handlebar, Cane Creek Ergo 2 bar ends, Thomson Masterpiece Seatpost, WTB Rocket Race Ti rails, DT Swiss XCR 1.5 rims, Kenda Nevegal 2.1 tires

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by fitter a Cross Country Rider from atascadero ca

Date Reviewed: February 5, 2010

Strengths:    light stiff shifts before your done shifting ease of instalation

Weaknesses:    none found yet

Bottom Line:   
well worth pissing the wife off for buying another toy. puts all your power to the rubber. knocked three minutes off my climb the first day.

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Favorite Trail:   altopeak

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $199.00

Purchased At:   arts

Similar Products Used:   xt lx stx-rc truv fived

Bike Setup:   marin ht

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Truvativ Stylo-OCT 3.3 Conversion?

I've got the 3.3 but run a bash guard so im actually running 2x10. Ive decided Id like to run a 1x10. Does anyone know if its possible to convert the Stylo Oct? or is the spider one piece? Just got the Oct 3.3 couple months ago so im hoping to avoid replacing the whole crankset...Read More »

Question about stylo OCT 3.3 cranks.

So I have a 2009 crank that came with 175 mm cranks on a 2009 small sized bike (epiphany thanks Bike BLing). And want to switch to 170 mm cranks. I could not find a truative stylo oct 3.3 crank arm in 170 mm by itself on the web. HOwever I did find one on ebay but it was for 2008. Does anybody k ... Read More »

Stylo OCT 3.3 vs. Deore XT M770 crankset

So I'm almost done building my 29er steel hardtail. What's left last is the drivetrain. I've decided on the X9 shifters, X9 long cage rear derailleur, and Elixir 5s since the pricing just can't be beat for my budget. My last issue left is the crank: According to Competitive cyclist: Stylo O ... Read More »

TruVativ Stylo Oct 3.3 - Thoughts?

What do you guys think about this for a Jet? $162 seems like a very good price for a strong crank that weighs less than an XT. Thoughts? TruVativ Stylo OCT 3.3 175mm 22-32-44 GXP 68/73mmRead More »

Stylo oct 3.3 weight??

Has anyone put one on a scale?? Manufacturer claims 820g w bb. Thanks DFHRead More »

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