Bicycle Mechanics - race face onto shimano cranks
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07-28-11, 11:30 AM
Would I be ok with putting race face chain rings to put on an older shimano crank
07-28-11, 11:33 AM
Match the Bolt circle diameter.
07-28-11, 11:46 AM
As long as they have the same number of bolts and the BCD, they will work fine, that's what they are designed for being aftermarket rings.
07-28-11, 11:54 AM
As others have pointed out, if the BDC and hole pattern matches, they'll fit.
I ran some Race Face rings on my MTB a couple of years ago, and they shifted terribly. Only time that I've experienced chainsuck on that bike. I installed a new chain and cassette when I installed the rings, so everything was fresh.
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