Last weekend, my old Race Face Evolve X type crank came lose in the middle of a trail, and since I was about 6 miles out, by the time I got back, it had wiggled bad enough to wear away the taper, so it no longer holds torque.
I was very happy to find a Race Face Ride crank from Jenson, Race Face Ride Crankset Oe 2010 > Components > Drivetrain > Cranksets | Jenson USA Online Bike Shop.
I got it in, and I noticed it doesn't have the xtype bolt, where you don't need a puller to remove the crank (is it supposed to?). Anyways, that's not important.
I'm running a XTR Hollowtech BB, and when installed, it feels tight. I can spin it, but if I spin it fast and let it free spin, it may do one revolution.
Another thing, when I was installing it, it pushed the dust cap of the external bearing cup on the drive side...did this ruin my BB? I pushed it back on and it kind of "snapped" back in. If so, is the Race Face BB's these cranks come with of good quality?
Thanks for any and all input!
I didn't use this last night when I was installing it, but this is exactly the process I went through, except I used a block of wood and a hammer instead of a rubber mallet. Park Tool Co. » ParkTool Blog » External Bearing Crank Systems (Hollowtech II, MegaeXo, Giga X Pipe, X-type, Campagnolo Ultra Torque)
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