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Race Face Race XC External BB

Item #: BB283D01
USD$27.00
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Oct 27, 2017
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Race Face Race XC External BB

Race Face Race XC External Bottom Bracket

The Race XC external BB is manufactured from high strength aluminum & features twice the number of ball bearings than most of their competitors. Still interchangeable with all current and past Race Face external BB cranksets, as well as select Shimano and FSA external mountain BB systems.

Race Face Race XC External Bottom Bracket Specifications:

  • BB cups are forged & CNC machined from 7050 aluminum
  • Full-Complement construction
  • Custom triple wiper seal
  • Phil Wood grease
4.0 / 5.0
6 Reviews
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Great budget BB
I bought this so I could run my new race face aeffect cinch crankset of my current frame (Trek Marlin 6) and plan to buy something else when I switch to a better frame at some point. But honestly, this BB seems to be working great with 50 hard trail miles on it already.

PROS: Attractive Design, Easy To Install, Lightweight
March 22, 2016
Location:
California
Simple high quality BB
Very simple to install when you have the install tool. Just remember thread directions on each side.

PROS: Lightweight, Easy To Install, Durable

BEST USES: Upgrade, Mountain Biking, Racing
February 18, 2014
Location:
Salem Oregon
raceface bb
works good and spins smooth. no problems with year round use

PROS: Durable, Easy To Install

BEST USES: Road Biking, Upgrade
July 19, 2014
Location:
twincities, MN.
Freakin ROCKS
Until my frame cracked this was my vehicle to run green errands and shopping.

PROS: Easy To Install, Stable, Durable, Solid

BEST USES: Trails, Upgrade, Casual Riding, Mountain Biking
July 31, 2014
Location:
Altamonte Springs FL
Lasted only 6 months / 350 miles
After only 6 months on my bike the non-drive side bearing seized up. Unacceptable!
May 11, 2016
Location:
Maryland
Butter Bracket
I gave it a four star because it took me awhile to tighten it as i wanted to. Overall this BB feels like butter.

PROS: LIKE BUTTER

CONS: none at this time
October 4, 2012
Location:
Poway, CA

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What is the spindle size? Thanks.
Christian W on May 20, 2017
Does it comes with the spacers?
miguel on Sep 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it comes with spacers...a bunch of them.
Does the bottom bracket compatible to Sram Red?
Albert on Jun 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No, if your crankset is the GXP standard, you'll need the SRAM bottom bracket.
SRAM / Truvativ Team GXP Bottom Bracket
SRAM / Truvativ Team GXP Bottom Bracket

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