Middleburn RS7 Review

Middleburn is the leading British based cycling component manufacturers, with a reputation for producing high quality components that offer the cyclist performance enhancing features as well as durability so that they will perform to a much higher standard for many years. Although, Middleburn are a small and new company they are quickly becoming the manufacturer of choice for many British cyclists and have recently begun to create fantastic products for road cyclists. The best example of why they have become renowned is the Middleburn RS7, this tried and tested crankset is one of the best available to cyclists around the globe. Middleburn offer ISIS and squared-tapered bottom bracket versions as well as produce spiders for every possible chainring configurations. With a lot of gearing and setting options available to riders they can select the perfect performance enhancing combination. Each product possess a enumerate amount of positive aspects and our testers agreed they were one of the best cranksets they had tested for many years.

One of the first aspects our testers noticed was the strength and stiffness of the crankset, the stiffness could be felt immediately, with no power lost at any point whilst pedalling it was easy to see how it improved a cyclist’s performance. Along with the cranks possessing a high level of stiffness and strength they also have a tough clear anodized finish making the cranks extremely durable, with little maintenance required. Moreover, the cranksets come with Middleburn’s life time guarantee so cyclists are assured that they will last as long as you need them too. The crankset is very light compared to other leading manufacturers; this lightness further improves the cyclist’s performance especially during steep inclines.

Middleburn have over 20 years experience at making cranks and the new RS7 range use the latest advanced 3D and stress modeling techniques to ensure they are among the lightest, stiffest and strongest available.The RS7 features drop forged cranks that are made from high quality 7075 T6 aluminium and then knocked into the ‘unmistakable Middleburn shape’ using a CNC machining process. The crankset is ideal for DH, trials and jumping, is fully compatible with all spiders and trials guards and is available in ISIS or square-taper interfaces. The Middleburn RS7 crankset also comes with Middleburn’s LIFETIME warranty against any defects in materials or workmanship and weighs in at a total of 474g (175mm length).

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