Crankset for gravel bike?

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sholiday
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by sholiday

I know Easton & Race Face are know the same company. I'm looking at the EC 90 or the Next SL crankset...which one is better for gravel? I understand the q-factor is 19mm smaller on the EC90 but will this make a big difference? FYI: I have plenty of clearance on the chainsaws for either crankset.


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silvalis
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they come with different length spindles don't they? eastons 129mm and 45/47mm chainline, next sl 134 and 51?
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by Millbilly

I’ve been happy running the EC90 1X. It shaved a good amount of weight off the bike replacing SRAM Rival.


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Go for EC 90 SL. It's a great crankset.
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