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  1. Drivetrain
    Hi All, Looking for some input. I have a 2018 fuse comp carbon and keep having bottom bracket issues. It uses a threaded x type bb 24mm spindle and raceface aeffect bsa cranks A few weeks ago the bb I've had for quite some time started developing play in it and a bad creak. It would only creak...
  2. Misc Components
    So, with most of the bike upgraded to how I'd like, I am now turning my eye to the cranks... just a bit of window shopping for now, but a future upgrade in the pipeline perhaps. The bike came originally with a Race Face Aeffect 175mm crankset with a 24mm steel spindle. A bit of searching seems...
  3. XC racing and Endurance
    Hi, I’m a 52 yrs old 175 pounds guy. I twice exploded a RF cinch power meter spindle. Anybody else having issues with this ?
  4. News & Reviews
    This article was updated on 5/4/2020: As flat pedals continue to evolve in design, weight, and size we're committed to keeping you up to date on the best options out there for flat pedals. We've seen some cool new options added to the flat pedal offering, so we're updating this list. We found...
  5. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Rupert runs far so he likes wheels that can keep up. The Race Face Next SL carbon wheelset is ready for the new style of cross country they call 'down country'. Next SL wheels are built for the new XC, go fast and do some jumps and rail some corners. With 26mm inner rim width, the asymmetrical...
  6. General Discussion
    Most manufacturers offer a 1x narrow-wide mountain bike oval chainring. Or at the very least there's an option somewhere out there to fit most cranksets. Now Race Face is bringing something new to the table, with the ability to flip-flop to provide proper chainline offset for both Boost and...
  7. Wheels and Tires
    Contest ended. Winner will be announced soon! https://woobox.com/4ktcgk
  8. General Discussion
    Rocky Mountain will return to the Enduro World Series in 2018 bolstered by the formation of a new partnership with Race Face. The two brands have a deep history together that began in 1993. When freeride was born Rocky Mountain and Race Face were there, under the same roof, meeting the needs of...
  9. General Discussion
    Canada Cup XC Champ Evan Guthrie isn't your typical spandex and salads weight weenie cross country racer. He races in baggies, can send it harder than most, has finished on the podium at BC Enduro Series events and hit top step on the Downtime at Singletrack6. Offered a spot on the Canadian...
  10. General Discussion
    Mtbr has been rallying all summer on the Race Face Next R carbon wheels and couldn't be more impressed. They have been through rough rocky descents around Tahoe and Downieville, brushing off lots of big hits. Race Face was very aggressive in the engineering and pricing of these wheels and are...
  11. General Discussion
    While the trend in the enduro scene right now is towards narrower bars, many riders are still clamoring for wider bars. To answer the call, Race Face has extended the venerable SIXC handlebar out to 820mm. Previously available in an 800mm width, these new bars are claimed to retain the same ride...
  12. Misc Components
    The Highline is now available in 100, 125, and 160mm lengths. 160mm Crankbrothers Highline Last year, Crankbrothers launched a new dropper post. Based on previous history we were a bit apprehensive, but after a full season of abuse the post has been nothing but reliable. Our only complaint? It...
  13. Misc Components
    The crew from Fox Racing Shox took us out for a test ride near the Race Face R&D office in Scotts Valley, CA. Race Face History In March, 2011, Race Face shut down its operations. Reports were sales orders were strong but bad accounting practices put the 18-year old company in a perilous...
  14. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Technically this video is an ad for the new Turbine R wheelset, but we don't mind because Race Face did an excellent job of toning down the marketing and turning up the rad. The only thing better than watching Wade Simmons and Rémy Métailler rip down this trail, would be riding it ourselves.
  15. General Discussion
    The new Turbine R wheelset is tough enough for the Devinci Global Racing squad, but light enough for trail use. Race Face has been on a roll in recent years with a number of hit products, including lightweight cranks and soft goods. Their latest offering is a new wheelset, the Turbine R with...
  16. Misc Components
    Lowdown: Race Face Chester Flat Pedal Flat pedals have grown in popularity over the years and the selection is broad, ranging from $20 to $300. But what is one really getting when paying top dollar for a pedal that is basically flat and with no retention mechanism? Thin is definitely in as...
  17. Misc Components
    The Next SL Cranks come in Yeti blue, KTM Orange, Honda Red, and Henry Ford Black (click to enlarge). While Race Face already had some of the lightest enduro rated cranks on the market in the form of the Next SL cranks, the brand went back to the drawing board to find news ways to help reduce...
  18. Misc Components
    Editor's Note: This article is courtesy of the team at Art's Cyclery. The original post can be found here. As the year winds down, it's time for reflection - time to look back and remember all of the flippin' awesome gear that came out in 2015! This was a great year for mountain bike riders...
  19. Misc Components
    In our opinion, the dropper post is the biggest, underserved category in the market. With its continued, unbridled growth, there seems to be limited choices out there for consumers. The RockShox Reverb and the the KS Lev are the top dogs in the category and they are indeed great products but...
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