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PDKL45 06-17-19 10:36 PM

Praxis Direct Mount Road Spider to 1x Conversion
 
The Praxis Alba compact road double has a 110 BCD direct mount spider to hold 50 & 34 T chainrings. I am wondering if anyone knows whether a 1x conversion of that crankset would be as simple as removing the spider with the two chainrings and installing a single 1x direct mount chainring?

dsaul 06-18-19 03:35 AM

Yes. Praxis makes Direct Mount chainrings that will bolt onto that crankset. The interface looks like a standard direct mount, so other DM chainrings should work as well.

PDKL45 06-18-19 04:42 AM

Yeah, I just went to Praxis and it looks like they have 38, 40 and 42 tooth chainrings that will go straight on to that crankset. Took me a while, but I finally got the info.

The new 2020 Giant Fastroad is up on the Giant Australia website with a really nice bundle of components for the price. The question was something of a thought experiment regarding a 1x11 conversion with a new chainring, a roadlink and a 11-40 cassette.


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