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Posted By carleton

Outboard bearings aren't better for track. The...

Outboard bearings aren't better for track. The benefits are dubious for the road (in my humble opinion).

Dura Ace 7710 are the reference track crank. Comes in both Octalink sealed bearing or...
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Posted By carleton

Iím not familiar with the current offerings. But,...

Iím not familiar with the current offerings. But, Iíll offer this: If you think that youíll keep with the sport for a while, invest in a quality crankset. You can move it to any bike, even Olympic...
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Posted By carleton

I know that the hunt for "the best", "the...

I know that the hunt for "the best", "the stiffest", "the smoothest" can be alluring. But, just know that most (all?) but the top athletes in the world will push a set of quality cranks to the...
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Posted By carleton

Yikes!!

Yikes!!
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Posted By carleton

Yeah, Miche (and maybe White Industries) could...

Yeah, Miche (and maybe White Industries) could only go down to 14t. But, that being said, everyone I know who had those hubs loved them. None of them were heavy torque folks, though. That's also...
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Posted By carleton

I've owned a lot of the older cranks and the SRAM...

I've owned a lot of the older cranks and the SRAM are subjectively stiffer.



Yes.

There is a point where "stiff enough is stiff enough". I don't think anyone was asking for stiffer cranks in...
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Posted By carleton

....and there is an answer :D

....and there is an answer :D
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Posted By carleton

Thanks! BTW, SRAM Omnium are undoubtley...

Thanks!

BTW, SRAM Omnium are undoubtley stiffer than Dura Ace AND a lot less expensive to boot, yet they didn't take over at the higher levels. Stiffer doesn't mean better.

Maybe a better...
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Posted By carleton

What's the word on the ROTOR 3D crankset? ...

What's the word on the ROTOR 3D crankset?

Rotor Bike Components (http://www.rotorbikeusa.com/products/3d_track_cranks.html)

I've never seen a set much less used one. They are now stock on the...
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Posted By carleton

Track Cranks

I figure a single thread on the topic might work...let's see...
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