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Carbon cranks on a Track bike?(2 posts)

Carbon cranks on a Track bike?carsrcoffins
Mar 17, 2002 7:10 PM
I know this is a road forum, but there must be a couple other trackies here. I'm currently building up a Cervelo P2T track frame, and would like to put carbon cranks (FSA) on it. What do you guys think about this idea. Would a carbon crankset be ruined with one good fall (and sliding down) on the banking of a concrete track? I have spoken with the guys at FSA, and they said that their carbon MTB crankset with downhill/bmx rings would work perfectly. They also assured me that they have had other racers succesfully run (and love) carbon cranks on their track bikes. Any other opininons/experiences with running carbon cranks on the track?
dont see why notSpirito di Finocchio
Mar 17, 2002 8:18 PM
i own a set of their cranks and am a very happy customer of theirs. i cant say enough good things about how helpfull and genuine they are in helping with any sort of advice and info for their products. my (ex)LBS stuffed up a left crank arm on installation and FSA sent out a new one before put the phone down (at their expense) - they even covered it as warranty even though the LBS was clearly in the wrong.

they deserve all the success possible and they stand for their word.

if you can get the right chanline - go for it. although i think the campy pista crank is the sexiest crank in production the fsa stuff looks great.

and their chainrings seem to have held up well so far an show very little wear.

the cycling world needs more manufacturers and people like them.

top marks from me.