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Hope cranks

Greg reviews Hope’s new, long-awaited crankset – was it worth it?

June 29th, 15 9 4,627 Categories: Bits, Drivetrain

The XTR Race chainset.

2015 XTR Race drivetrain

Flagship 2015 Shimano groupset – worth the cash?

May 7th, 15 7 7,316 Categories: Drivetrain

This, right here, is trickledown in action.

Shimano Deore drivetrain and brakes

Budget-only groupset option, or a cheap and cheerful upgrade?

March 5th, 15 1 9,258 Categories: Brakes, Drivetrain

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Shimano XT drivetrain

One step down from Shimano’s top-end, racer-only XTR marque is the only difference weight and aesthetics?

February 6th, 15 0 1,685 Categories: Drivetrain, Recommended

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Shimano XTR Race

How did the top of the range Shimano XTR Race Crankset fare

January 27th, 15 0 1,596 Categories: Drivetrain

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SRAM S1000

How did SRAM’s S1000 Crankset fare

January 24th, 15 0 2,256 Categories: Drivetrain

Absolute Black Oval Chainring off

Speed Date: Absolute Black’s OVAL Chainring

Are wobblecogs* the future?

January 13th, 15 6 3,198 Categories: Drivetrain

RaceFace Turbine Cinch 2

Speed Date: Race Face Turbine Cinch 1x crankset

How do Race Face’s direct mount cranks measure up?

November 3rd, 14 0 2,577 Categories: Drivetrain

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SRAM XX

Lightweight and slick shifting? Has SRAM achieved both with this top of the range double?

July 24th, 14 0 2,866 Categories: Drivetrain

OneUp

OneUp Components 42t cog

It’s a compromise but it could save you a grand, here’s what we thought of the 1×10 extender cog

June 25th, 14 0 1,759 Categories: Drivetrain, Recommended

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FSA’s 22-36t Afterburner Double crankset

Trail double with 29er-friendly gearing?

June 13th, 14 0 1,880 Categories: Bits, Drivetrain

Worn, but still quiet and secure

e*thirteen Guidering M narrow/wide chainring

Direct-mount security for TRSr cranks

May 23rd, 14 0 2,748 Categories: Drivetrain

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Shimano SLX

This SLX double chainset is a perfect example of a no-nonsense chainset that runs on a reliable, but simple, bottom bracket and it does the job with little fuss.

May 12th, 14 0 2,684 Categories: Drivetrain, Recommended

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Speed Date – OneUp Components 42t Sprocket

The OneUp Components 42 tooth sprocket promises to be the ‘$100 XX1 replacement’, so how does it measure up?

January 20th, 14 5 3,970 Categories: Drivetrain

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