Race Face X-Type DH BB

Race Face X-Type DH BB

36 Reviews for X-Type DH BB

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 good bb, very strong up to yet, but does need to be kept lubricated or it can be noisy. also the plastic shims can easily snap out/off, which then means a new bb if you break or loose them, otherwise the crank doesnt run on the bearings and wobbles about. but if looked after it is a very good bb and feels smooth and its amazing how much stronger it feels, really boosts confidence in riding with these bbs as you feel like it is indestructable. just take time when removing the crank and keep well lubricated and it will be a very good buy!
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 ive had 4 of these BBs, the first one was the only one ive had a problem with and the other 3 are sitting on my bikes right now, much longer lasting then any ISIS spline BB. these last a long time. i think the only reason the first one messed up is because it was the first batch and i dont think it was greased right because i have not had another problem since
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 very strong very good prouduct i really like the colour!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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 good bb, very strong up to yet, but does need to be kept lubricated or it can be noisy. also the plastic shims can easily snap out/off, which then means a new bb if you break or loose them, otherwise the crank doesnt run on the bearings and wobbles about. but if looked after it is a very good bb and feels smooth and its amazing how much stronger it feels, really boosts confidence in riding with these bbs as you feel like it is indestructable. just take time when removing the crank and keep well lubricated and it will be a very good buy


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 Compared to two Shimano bottom brackets this was much more long lasting. Much better bearings that are just as easy to service. Shimano ones lasted me 1400 and 1600 miles while this ones lasted 2300 and still play free but starting to get a little rough now. Twice as good at the same price.
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 I've run this BB for about a year now on my street bike, and have no complaints about the performance. It runs very smoothly, and feels solid. Most importantly, it's gold. The only problem is you have to be superman to uninstall it, or have a bb wrench with a really long handle.
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 I'm not yet sure it's any better than other makes, but one nice feature of the DH version is the wider threaded cup sections. It means you can play around with the chainline a bit more. For example, you can fit all three 2.5mm spacers on the drive side cup (with 68mm shell) and still have plenty of thread left in the frame. This isn't approved by RaceFace, but should be fine unless you're really heavy and do massive jumps.
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 I think this is a great bb I have had no problems after 1 year with this bb and it is supper light and so far vary strong I have had two of the bb's one on a maink and a one on a shore look's great gold two
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 Would not recommend this one - Bearings failed after 3 months of riding. Stainless races combined with steel balls is not a good idea for any bearing that is likely to be exposed to moisture.
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 perfect! perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect
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 Strong and Reliable, just like any other raceface comp. can't ever go wrong with them. Had no problems so far with it, had one for two full years, and never had any noise coming out of it yet, best bang for the buck.
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 Tough as old boots. Used for Two Years and had no probs. Rolls like silk, and looks the dog nuts. Went for the d/h version due to being 6'4 and 16 stone so wanted it to last.
The price is right for the pocket.
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 really gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooood
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 It lasted 4 years of riding, including 4 winters before the bearings gave up. I couldn't find a source to replace the bearings so that is a weakness
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 I think that this is very simple, lightest and strongest bottom bracket in a world and it has better colour from another bb's
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 Awesome BB, probably lasted longer than any other BB for me, really pleased with it, and for the price it's great! Who needs to spend an extra 40 odd on a Hope?
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 Looks pimp, bearings last ages. Well worth the money.. Mine lasted me around 12months.. Plenty of colour choices, a great BB option if your picky colour wise :-D
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 Works wery well in my daily use on my commuter bike(commencal supreme 6.2). I compared it to a truvativ stylo crank. the gold colour is amazing. i love it!
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 Feels stiffer than my old BB. Just feel good knowing that my BB can take the hits. Easy to install and not rediculously over priced like most high performance ones are.
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 Strong, light, easy to install, I had no problems. Cranks never came loose like they sometimes would with ISIS.
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 deffinitly a great bottom bracket to have it is great for any kind of riding you want to do and is supper tough
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 Awesome bottom bracket. Rides amazing. couldnt ask for more in a bb, Super smooth, feels great to ride.
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 Its just good and looks good too! The little spacer thingy works well to letting you know how many spacers to use
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 a good solid hassle free bottom bracket. i have not had any problems with mine and mine is 5 years old
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 easy to install, and forget about it...that's it, super sealed. have it for 2 years of abuse and no issues.
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 my evolve dh crankset is stiff;

installation is easy (with instructions);

what more do you want?
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 6 months of moderate free ride abuse from me on my hardtail..no complaints as yet.
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 Look very nice but the bearings are quite poor. I've been through 2 BBs in 6 Months!
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 smooth riding no problems with this component I wish to everyone like ridde fast and have fun buy one of them
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 A bit dissapointing, the drive side bearing is going a bit lumpy already. lasted longer than my race face srx isis though.
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 Works vary good I recommend the
Race Face X-Type DH BB to any one looking for value www.cycletools.org
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 rolls quite smooth havent had a problem yet
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 I have no complaints with this BB. Still smooth as butter!
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 bomb proof but plastic inserts dont last forever
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 sick
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 good and reliable
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Race Face X-Type DH BB (MSRP $44.99) — Designed to be used with your X-Type cranksets. Manufactured from high strength aluminum & featuring twice the number of ball bearings than our competitors, Race Face BB cups are also compatible with some Shimano and FSA external BB systems, making for a great upgrade.

Specifications Compare to other Bottom Brackets

Release Date 2009
Price $45
Weight 113.39 g
Spindle options X-Type
Spindle options - The spindle is the portion of your bottom bracket that your cranks mount to. Most cranks use a 2 piece design, where the spindle is attached directly to 1 crank arm, however, ISIS and Square taper are 2 other types of spindles you may see.
Bearings 35% larger bearings, with custom triple wiper seal.
Finish Options Gold
BB Technology Interchangeable with select Shimano and FSA external MOUNTAIN BB systems.
BB Size Models available to fit 68/73mm, 83mm, or 100mm BB shells

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