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    Eat. Lift. Ride. Drink. Sinfield's Avatar
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    Dirt Jump Cranks (SS)

    So I managed to destroy the crappy deore cranks i had on my steelhead a month or so ago and I've been itching to get it going again. I'll never run the bike w/ more than a rear derailur, and I actually want to convert it to SS right now since I keep breaking derailurs.

    I was wondering what kind of cranksets and gear ratios most people were running for urban ss/ dirt jump use? I'm looking for something that is durable, and hopefully not too expensive. Any ideas? Thanks.

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    Not the most graceful of riders I guess.

    I ran 35-15 when I had the bike set for SS.

    For a crankset FSA V-drives.
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    if you go with truvativ stylos, replace the alloy bolt w/a steel one, or you'll rip the crank arm off the BB spindle and screw up the splines like I did. Yes I know they're a XC crank, but they're coming speced on a lot of big-duty bikes.
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    I run 36/16 on my single speed.

    For a nice cheap crankset I would say Truvativ Hussefelts. Fairly heavy but very strong.
    Last edited by FreeRidin'; 05-25-07 at 04:29 PM.
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    MINIdude
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    I'm running 33/16 on my Trail-or-Park with some Deity cranks. I do mostly park riding, but have been doing some dirt jumping lately and it's worked out great.
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