cracked sram force BB30 crank

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by Zitter

I had this crankset installed about 2 months ago, bought it from a friend as a take off and everything was gravy. Today, I was looking over my bike and noticed that some of the clearcoat flaked off the spider. I have not crashed on it and it's just been through normal use. Should I be concerned about this? Here's a picture
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by jdp211

I wouldn't personally worry about that. Looks to be a nick in the clear coat more than anything

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by Phill P

looks like something that might have happened if somebody leant their bike against yours and their pedal knocked your crank.

Watch it and if it develops a crack then worry.

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by StuTheWeak

Could have been a rock from the road...stuff like that happens all the time.
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by robsc

Don't worry about it . Its just a nick
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by Zigmeister

Misleading thread title. Your crank isn't cracked, it has a clear coat on it, and some of it chipped off...big deal, cosmetic.

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by durianrider

Not cracked. Its a light chip. If you see hairlines coming out of it then yeah its cracking but I doubt it with such a light cosmetic issue.
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