xx1 Crankset Price ?
Does XX1 crankset come with the chain ring already, or that one has to be bought separately?
Most places advertise it around $285. Competitive Cyclists lists it for $285 and it says that it comes with 32 teeth chain ring. However I called a local bike shop and they said that for $285 I will only get the crank. The chain rings have to be bought separately.
Any experiences out there? I am in process of building a hardtail 29' and I am debating between 1x10 or 2x10.
That's a lot cheaper than I expected, considering that X0, XX, and XTR cranksets are usually $400+.
It should come with a 32 ring. There's at least two guys riding xx1 on this site right now and a few more have ordered it. You'll see reviews coming in soon.
BTI part #: GS-2570
vendor part #: 00.6118.054.000
BCD (ring): 76mm (32)
Carbon fiber arms mated to a forged aluminum spider with insert-molded aluminum pedal and spindle-interface reinforcements
Narrow (156mm) or wide (168mm) Q-factor and offered in either drive-side integrated GXP (24mm) or non-drive integrated BB30 (30mm) bottom bracket spindle
*GXP (Giga X Pipe) cartridge bearing bottom bracket set sold separately: available in 68/73mm threaded or BB92 Press-Fit (either BlackBox ceramic or Team steel bearings)
*BB30 cartridge bearing bottom bracket set sold separately: available in BB30 or PF30 (either BlackBox ceramic or Team steel bearings)
X-Sync chainring tooth profile alternates wider, x-shaped teeth with narrow teeth mirroring the chain's internal dimensions to provide optimized chain control (optional, even-size rings available separate from stock 32T offering)
4-arm 1x9-11sp, 6mm hard-anodized aluminum chainring with optimized X-Sync profiling, alloy Torx chainring bolts, alloy M10/M15 self-extractor crank/spindle bolt, and pedal washers
710g (GXP) / 650g (BB30)
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jabrabu: The reason the pricing is lower than typical cranks is due to the single chainring. Essentially a single speed crankset versus the comparisons of high-end double/triple cranksets. If SRAM charged any more than $285 retail for the ss crank, it'd be hard to swallow.
k2: The LBS is misinformed, the crankset comes with one ring.
Let's just hope the 11/27 - 11/30 release is true.
Chainreaction has a few items in stock already, holding off until I can get everything in one go, I can't wait!
The crankset retails $285 for GXP and $325 for BB30, whcih both include a 32t chainring. The cassette retails $425
GXP = 710g, BB30 = 650g
Are these weights including the pressfit BB? What makes BB30 lighter? Why do frame makers make GXP spec'd frames?
It does seem cheap though considering the DH XO crankset is SS and has a MSRP of $444
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