Fulcrum Racing Torq RRS road crankset review

Value packed carbon compact

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4.5 out of 5 star rating 4.5
GBP £476.50 RRP | USD $784.22
Fulcrum Racing Torq RRS & BB Cups

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The best value carbon chainset package we've tested
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Fulcrum is a division of Campagnolo, and the range-heading Racing Torq RRS bears a close resemblance to the Campagnolo Record crankset, but with a subtly different moulding shape to the spider.

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The stiff hollow crank arms use unidirectional and multidirectional carbon fibre for strength and lightness, and the same smooth-running hybrid ceramic bearings (ceramic balls and steel race) used in the Record cranks.

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The chainrings have an aluminium oxide ‘Hard-OX’ layer (also used in cutting tools) which has a slippery surface that helps the chain shift from small to large rings. It also cuts down on noise.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Torq RSS Crankset (09)
Brand Fulcrum

Weight (g) 696
Available Colours Carbon
Material Carbon Fibre
Gearing 34/50 39/53
Crank Arm Lengths 170mm 172.5mm 175mm