The no-frills workhorse Race Face Turbine Crank was just updated with a narrower Q-factor, redesigned preload collar, and fresh look. Check it out here…

First released in 1993 to appease the demands of British Columbia’s North Shore riders, the Race Face Turbine crank has always been a durable and stiff option with a workhouse-like attitude. Modern versions have hit a sweet spot between reliability and weight, making the Turbine a great option for bikepacking rigs as well.

Race Face Turbine Crank
  • Race Face Turbine Crank
  • Race Face Turbine Crank
  • Race Face Turbine Crank

Based on rider feedback, the Turbine Crank was just refreshed to play nicer with modern mountain bikes. Updates include a narrower Q-factor (distance between the pedal attachment points on the crank arms), an updated preload collar, and a new modern look that’s shaved over 20g off the previous version. The Turbine Crank is forged from 700-series aluminum and then machined to save additional weight. It utilizes Race Face’s future-proof CINCH chainring system, allowing for easy chainring swaps, and it’s backed by their lifetime warranty. Watch an overview video from Race Face below.

Turbine Crank Specs

  • Chainline: 52mm – 136 Spindle + DM Ring / 55mm – 136 Spindle + DMW Ring
  • Includes: Pedal Washers + Spindle Spacers
  • Axle Material: 7050 Aluminum
  • Crank Arm Material: 7050 Aluminum
  • Spindle Diameter: 30mm
  • Weight: 595g (complete crankset, 32T)
  • Race Face Turbine Crank
  • Race Face Turbine Crank
  • Race Face Turbine Crank

The new Race Face Turbine Crank has an MSRP of $179.99 USD ($219.99 CAD) and is available now. Learn more at

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