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Old 08-21-09, 07:44 AM   #1
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Manufacturer that makes 172.5cm crank arms

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Does anyone know of a company that manufactures 172.5cm crank arms?
In case you're wondering what the requirement is, it's to fix a leg length discrepancy.
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Shimano, for one.
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You're right, but only in the XTR, which is out of my price range.
Sorry, I should have been more specific, I'm looking for something in the Deore LX range.
I also checked out Truvativ and they also have it but only in the high-end products.
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My FSA Gossamer crank arms are 172.5mm. Not a MTB crank, but maybe they have other offerings in that size. EDIT - I checked their site and didn't see any in the MTB range.

My guess is they are easy to find on Road cranks, but not MTB.
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My FSA Gossamer crank arms are 172.5mm. Not a MTB crank, but maybe they have other offerings in that size. EDIT - I checked their site and didn't see any in the MTB range.

My guess is they are easy to find on Road cranks, but not MTB.
Yeah, I'm thinking the same.
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Yeah, I'm thinking the same.
Lots of road cranksets come with 172.5 as a standard option..... maybe look for something with relatively small gears (for a road bike) and look for a CX style crank for more durability?

Another option would be to get the spider/crankarms for a road set with an external BB (more stiffness) and use mountain sized rings on it.....
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Lots of road cranksets come with 172.5 as a standard option..... maybe look for something with relatively small gears (for a road bike) and look for a CX style crank for more durability?

Another option would be to get the spider/crankarms for a road set with an external BB (more stiffness) and use mountain sized rings on it.....
CX style crank? I'm not familiar, what manufacturer makes that style?
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