Race Face Diabolus DH Cranks

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Race Face Diabolus DH Cranks

51 Reviews for Diabolus DH Cranks

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 strong, short, and sweet. my girlfriend thinks they're sexy and so do I. they're a bit heavy, but what hurts you makes you stronger right? wait two weeks and you'll be able to cut cheese with your calves for those poorly planned wine tastings we all know you attend on a regular basis. bottom line: your bb. is gonna break before these cranks will.
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 i ahve these crank arms with my carbon mrp.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................
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 very solid cranks, they are the last cranks u will ever need to buy as long as you dont count grams. ive beat these in to the ground and then some.

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heavy
feet rubbing on the sides and anodizing came off

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super stiff, no flex at all
super strong and long lasting
great for getting the power to the ground
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 I've had these on several of my bikes and they are a definite favorite as I do have a tendency to bend and brake cranks. They are really confidence-inspiring and the stiffness of the crank really gives you a very direct force-transfer feel.
The down-side is the weight and the un-ergonomic design. In my opinion the design is deliberately trying to give of a 'burly' and machined look leaving some excess metal that could probably be taken away without sacrificing performance. I'd really like to see what the FEM analysis of these would show. The design is also quite sharp and has a tendency to scrape your ankles (if yours are bony like mine).
If RF would trim some fat of these and give the arms a bit rounder and more forgiving shape I would indeed call them the best freeride crank.
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 super solid and looks good, feel really well planted on the bike (it'S wide) and stable at any speed and you can put lots of load on them. got them for a good deal because I found them a bit over price...but at least you got what you paid for. good quality.
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 strong, short, and sweet. my girlfriend thinks they're sexy and so do I. they're a bit heavy, but what hurts you makes you stronger right? wait two weeks and you'll be able to cut cheese with your calves for those poorly planned wine tastings we all know you attend on a regular basis. bottom line: your bb. is gonna break before these cranks will.
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 I bought these forever ago wanting a set of cranks that would never break. I remember laughing at the lifetime warranty at the time - I thought this would a ticket to fresh crank arms ever year... its been 6 years on these, they've done it all: down trails; jumping stairs; riding to school; and have been removed and installed countless times on original hardware. This is beyond a five star. I only found myself at this page to find out what these had for claimed weight - by modern standards these are heavy!
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 i know these weigh the same as a large family car but i love them, yes the BB bearings are a bit ropey and don't last as long as you'd hope they would but i've fitted Hope ceramic cups which are fantastic and all is well. they are supremely stiff and strong and as long as you use something like copper grease on the pedal threads you'll never have a problem there either, if you don't however be prepared for them to grip the threads like you'd never think possible.
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 Super sturdy and reliable. Its a plug and play component, easily installed and easier to smash on. These cranks are like a good house wife, they'll be there for you through thick and thin, and are always ready to get dirty! Go with the Bad Ass Black...
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 I am currently running this crank on my street bike, but I bought it for my v10. It has been preforming flawlessly. There is absolutely no flex in the arms at any time, which give a lot of confidence. The only problem, which isn't serious, is that on the black ones, the paint fades to a very dark purple after about a season. This isn't noticeable except when they are examined closely. It looks like the Sharpie black
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 brilliant cranks set, no flex what so ever, makes you feel so much more confident, the only downside is the BB which is Sh*t, it won't last over 4 months unlike some of the shimano or hope ones. But other than that there the best bit about my bike :-)
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 Rock solid cranks set. Weighs just under 1200 grams, which isn't too bad for a DH/FR crank. These cranks are bomb proof, solid bb, provided you have the raceface FR bb.
I'm a big guy, and these cranks had no flex what-so-ever for me. I love my diabolous', but they are a little overkill for my all mountain bike.
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 Heavy and expensive with a poor BB lifespan seems to make them seem hopeless. However unrivaled strength and rigidity definitely brings them back up. Pedal inserts seem like a gift today in the quest for the lightest cranks but inserts are definitely a must for DH. The x-type system is flawless and compatibility with other BBs is another plus. I got these stock on an older bike and it's the only thing I've moved onto my new build. If you've got the money why not, but I'd advise a new BB (Hope ceramic). Andy
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 i have them on two bikes. stiff as hell! rather heavy, but if you want a beefy crankset, this'll do it. steel pedal thread inserts are also a bonus. best of all, they look siiick.
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 i use them for my p2 and couldn't be happier. i have had no problems at all with them. there no as supper light as some cranks out there but there decent and they will hold out alot longer.
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 super beef ass cranks that can handle a big rider on a big bike. being 6'4 230 pounds I have bent a few other weaker cranks but not these bad boys. plus the not need tools to take them off the bb are fantastic
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 Had these on my downhill bike and even used them for an XC bike when money was low. They took a beating. Even survived undamaged from a collision with a car. Excellent strength. Only downside is that they're a bit heavy.
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 I ride on hardtail one year this crancset and I don't have any problems about diabolus dh. In my opinion diabolus is the best crancset for fr/dh.
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 the best!.........................................................................................................................
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 Absolutly the best cranks ever! completely bomb proof bit of kit! not to heavy and look great, wnt be getting rid of these very soon.
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 Extremely stiff, looks sweet, a little bit heavy but who cares when you have a crank that can handle whatever you can throw at it and it just asks for more.
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 son livianas e indestructibles
hechas perfectamenta para el FR/DH, se las recomiendo a todos con la garantia de que no se defraudaran de ellas
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 Incredibly strong and stiff, reliable and with the spacers supplied - easy to set up the perfect chainline with a chain guide
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 Bulletproof cranks. Zero flex, unlimited strength. I never have to think about these things breaking I just know they are always going to work.
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 Best krank ever rode, supper stiff, adjustable chain line which is supper easy to setup, when torqued down cranks don't come lose
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 Good solid crank that wont break on you, had a problem setting the granny ring up but with a chain device its flawless. Overall great crank, its up there with the SAINTs
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 stiff strong and not too bad could be lighter but it makes up for that in straght it works great with my e-13 srs
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 Amazing crank! Well worth the price and I would buy it agian in a hart beat. Plus it looks really sexy!
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 I'm super agressive. This crank I have on 2 bikes. simply the stiffest strongest crank I have ever ridden. Period
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 Pros: Bombproof, Good looking
Cons: BB needs to be changed in less the a year.
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 Strong, Durable, Sexy and Badass! This crank looks the balls, and is the balls! Love this DH crank! Recommend to everyone!
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 bike was run over by a truck pedals, deraileur, cassette, rim, and rear frame were bent this crank had no damage
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 great product looks great, stiff!! only downside is wieght, but not that bad
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 Awesome Crankset! Woudln't trade it for anything else! Feals really nice too
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 indestructible is a good word for these not to mention theyre beautiful. theyre difinetly worth the price and more
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 super strong cranks don't realy need cranks that strong unless your an animal on a bike, very heavey
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 I recommend this products for performance and Value the Race Face Diabolus DH Crank set is amazing.
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 This is the NUKE PROOF crank nothing is stronger than it ..a bit expensive,but quality is amazing
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 owne the 165 version and its stiff and strong !! good for big hits and some good ol dirt jump
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 Ive had thos cranks for 3 years now, abuse it like hell and never had a probleme
I would recommend this to every one!
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 tougher than 3 barrels of cat shit, i love my cranks
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 Incredibly strong and look absolutely amazing!
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 awesome cranks, a little on the heavy side and pricey, but worth it
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 ultra strong in fact the strongest
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 I had them and its extrem strong and look amazing!!!!!!!
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 very good quality cant say a bad word about this crankset
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 bomb proof and they look so sick
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 really strong good quality product!
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 I run it 38t-single!! Very string and stiff! I love them
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 best cranks ever
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 #1 crank overkill !
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Race Face Diabolus DH Cranks (MSRP $369.99) — From the original freeride crank designer, Diabolus are simply the stiffest, strongest freeride cranks available on the planet. Ridden by Darren Berrecloth & Paul Bas, two of the best free riders on the pro scene today, Diabolus cranks are proven as a performance big hit crank. Our engineers have designed Diabolus as an optimal combination of strength & stiffness without adding excessive weight. If you’re looking to go big & hard, look no further than Diabolus.

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Release Date 2009
Price $370
Weight 1292.73 g
Color Options Bad Ass Black or Shiny Silver
Configurations 3 Ring:22,32,44. 2 Ring:22,32 or 24,36
Mounting Standard X-Type
Mounting Standard - A cranks mounting style is determined by its design. Most cranks are designed to work in conjunction with the corresponding bottom bracket, however, usually you can find an aftermarket bottom bracket that fits your cranks.
Material Optim-Al

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