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Race Face launches Æffect R crank and dropper post

Race Face has launched the Æffect R crank and dropper post.

Æffect R crank
Designed in Canada, the Æffect R crankset brings enduro rated strength but keeps the weight in the XC range. Its forged 7050 AL construction optimises stiffness without added weight.

The Æffect R features Race Face’s Cinch System for plenty of spider options as well as the 24mm EXI interface spindle. In addition to the 170 and 175mm lengths, Race Face has added in a 165mm length.

Key features:

– Deep pocket net forged from 7050 AL
– 24mm EXI spindle
– New 165mm length
– Can run alloy or steel Cinch DM rings
– Cinch spider interface
– Black satin finish
– SRP: £119.00 (arms only)

Specifications:
– Built for: XC/trail/all-mountain/enduro/fat bike
– Spindle size: 24mm – five lengths available
– Spiders: direct mount, 2x 104/64mm bcd (boost available)
– Cinch alloy direct mount: 26T, 28T, 30T, 32T, 34T, 36T
– Cinch SHI 12sp: 30T, 32T, 34T
– Cinch steel direct mount: 28T, 30T, 32T
– Weight: 632g (32T DM alloy, W/O BB) 696g (32T DM steel, w/o BB)
– BB Compatibility: BSA, BB92, PF30
– Size: 165, 170, 175mm

Æffect R dropper post
A sealed damping system wrapped in 7075 aluminium makes the Æffect R a lightweight dropper that also features internal cable routing compatible to modern frame design and is available up to a 170mm drop.

Key features:

– Cable actuated, hydraulic cartridge – infinite adjust within travel
– Cartridge system ‘extremely reliable and easily serviceable’
– New DU bushing in the upper nut and increased upper tube diameter
– Same two-bolt clamp system as Ride and Chester posts
– Æffect R lever sold separately (also compatible with Turbine R universal and 1x lever)
– Uses standard shifter cable and housing
– SRP: £239.95

Specifications:
– Weight: 31.6×100=482g / 31.8×125=530g / 31.8×150=602g / 31.8×170=638g
– Length: 100mm = 323mm / 125mm = 378mm / 150mm = 425mm / 170mm = 465mm (not including actuation extension out the bottom of the lower tube)
– Size: 30.9 or 31.6mm
– Drop 100mm / 125mm / 150mm / 170mm
– Head type: Zero offset, two-bolt micro-adjust
– Material: 7075 alloy

Æffect R dropper lever
The ergonomic Æffect R 1x lever uses standard shifter cable and housing. It’s compatible with both the Æffect R and Turbine R dropper posts.

Key features:
– Ergonomic 1x lever
– Sits under the bar for a clean look
– Smooth and easy lever action
– Uses standard shifter cable and housing
– Also compatible with the Turbine R dropper post
– SRP: £49.95

Specifications:
– Colour: black
– Compatible with: Æffect R and Turbine R dropper posts

The Æffect R crankset and dropper post, as well as the whole Race Face range, are available to order now from Silverfish UK. For more details, please call 01752 843882 or email sales@silverfish-uk.com.

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