Race Face Turbine Review

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Race Face Turbine 2011 Components at a Glance

Handlebar (0.75 riser)
MSRP (Cad/USD): $74.99/$65.99
Weight (Tested): 235g (0.75″ – uncut 680mm tested)
Misc:

  • Black, Blue, Gold, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red
  • 0.75″ and 1″ rise
  • 31.8 clamp diameter
  • 6deg up, 9deg rear sweep
  • 680mm wide (725mm for next year)

Stem
MSRP (Cad/USD): $109.99 /$94.00
Weight (Tested): 125g (60mm tested)
Misc:

  • Black
  • 60, 70, 90, 100, 110mm lengths.
  • +/- 6 deg
  • 31.8mm diam
  • 39.5mm stack height

3×10 Cranks (22/32 with bashguard tested)
MSRP (Cad/USD): $329.00/$319.00
Weight (Tested): 850g – actual (including rings, bb, and mounting hardware) (175mm tested)
Misc:

  • Black, Red, Gray
  • 64/105 BCD
  • 68/73mm BB shell & various other conversion kits for BB92 or BB30
  • Various ring configurations (9 speed triple 22/32/44 or 24/36/Bash; 10 speed triple 24/32/42 or 24/36/Bash; 2×10 28/40 or 26/38; 9/10 single ring/bash)

2×10 Cranks (26/38t, tested)
MSRP (Cad/USD): $329.00/$319.00
Weight (Tested): 798g – actual (including rings, bb, and mounting hardware) (175mm tested)
Misc:

  • Black, Red, Gray
  • 80/120 BCD
  • 68/73mm BB shell & various
    other conversion kits for BB92 or BB30
  • Various ring configurations (26/38; 28/40; 30/42)

BB
MSRP (Cad/USD): $63.99/$59.99
Weight (Tested): 85g
Misc:

  • BB included with aftermarket crank purchase
  • 63, 73mm shells
  • Custom 6805 16 ball retainer bearings with Titanium coated races.
  • Cups are forged and CNC machined from aerospace 6066 aluminum.

Seatpost
MSRP (Cad/USD): $84.99/$79.99
Weight (Tested): 250g (30.9 – 400mm length tested)
Misc:

  • Black
  • 27.2, 30.0, 30.9, 31.6
  • 400mm length
  • Traditional good-old fashioned patented RF clamp mechanism

 

About the author: Lee Lau

Lee Lau calls North Vancouver and Whistler BC home. He's had over 15 years experience riding bikes mainly in western North America and in Europe. Unlike many people who learned to ride bikes on North Shore trails, he actually enjoys riding (and sometimes bushwhacking) uphill.


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