Crankset advise sought (Praxis v Easton v FSA)

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tomh79
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by tomh79

I just wrote to Praxis - if they plan to release a 46/30 crank (since the Zayante Carbon only goes down to 42/48).

Answer from Praxis:
No plan. Not with all the deep road cassettes as regular spec now. Not needed. Normal cassettes like 11-30, 11-32 and 11-34 basically negate the need for a crank with 46/30. Especially when that would require a custom spider

Hm, I have the feeling there is a market for 46/30...especially in combination with a 11-34 cassette (what I currently ride..) but maybe I'm alone. If I had the money I would totally buy the Easton EC90 SL.

tomh79
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by tomh79

Stendhal wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 7:03 am
I ended up at the same place as you and purchased the Easton EC90 SL with 46-30 to get the lower gear range
@Stendhal, did you experience with the 45mm chainline of the Easton crank? What derailleurs are you using? My current FSA has 43.5mm chainline and the Easton has 45mm.

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tomh79 wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 6:47 pm
Stendhal wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 7:03 am
I ended up at the same place as you and purchased the Easton EC90 SL with 46-30 to get the lower gear range
@Stendhal, did you experience with the 45mm chainline of the Easton crank? What derailleurs are you using? My current FSA has 43.5mm chainline and the Easton has 45mm.
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