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    Bandit and Sram XX1 Cranks What Q factor??

    Anyone able to help us out here....

    Can I run a set of XX1 cranks (170mm arms, 32t ring) with a 156 Q factor on a large 2012 bandit frame without encountering any issues?

    Obviously with a 68/73mm bb... How much clearance between the stays and the crank arms would this leave?

    Anyone have experiences of this setup?

    Thanks

    Si

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    Quote Originally Posted by simonhill66 View Post
    Anyone able to help us out here....

    Can I run a set of XX1 cranks (170mm arms, 32t ring) with a 156 Q factor on a large 2012 bandit frame without encountering any issues?

    Obviously with a 68/73mm bb... How much clearance between the stays and the crank arms would this leave?

    Anyone have experiences of this setup?

    Thanks

    Si
    The answer would be... we recommend the wider Q factor model. The narrow Q factor version would install on there, but it would leave you very little clearance for flex/mud/debris/getting rad.

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    you want the 168 Q- Factor
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    Also wondering why you would go with the short crank arms on a large frame?
    Let's make like a Bike and get the Huck outta here...

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    Quote Originally Posted by In-Yo-Grill View Post
    Also wondering why you would go with the short crank arms on a large frame?
    I'm probably going to do the same in an effort to get a little extra ground clearance and to help me pedal in tough technical sections. My friend did it on his Covert and never looked back.

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