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Customer reviews for Shimano FC-CX50 Cyclocross Chainset

Shimano FC-CX50 Cyclocross Chainset

Overall rating:
4.857 / 5
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7 out of 7Would you recommend this product to a friend?100%reviewers recommend this product.
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Customer reviews for Shimano FC-CX50 Cyclocross Chainset
Review 1 for Shimano FC-CX50 Cyclocross Chainset
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
REdge
Country:United Kingdom
Age:25-34
Style:Commuting
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Fulham

Perfect alternative to compact double

Posted21 May 2015
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good quality, Looks great
Cons: not too many length choices
I bought this to replace an FSA compact double chainset on my commuter bike.
It shifts well, seems pretty rugged and I put it on my new bike when the old one was damaged in an accident rather than stick to the compact double that came with the new bike.
Overall it is a useful chainset, especially for commuting where you don't necessarily need the wide range of a compact double or the higher gearing of a traditional double. One point to note - it shifts well with a standard road front derailleur, but miles better with its paired cyclocross specific one.
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Review 2 for Shimano FC-CX50 Cyclocross Chainset
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Anonymous
Country:Australia
Age:25-34
Style:Road Cyclist
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Smooth shifting

Posted08 June 2013
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality, Lightweight
I've teamed up these cranks with a CX70 front derailleur and Tiagra shifters and they work amazingly well together.
They feel solid and strong without feeling heavy and shift quickly and smoothly.
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Review 3 for Shimano FC-CX50 Cyclocross Chainset
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
apexcycles
Country:USA
Age:25-34
Style:Road Cyclist
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Shimano CX cranks

Posted14 November 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality, Looks great
These cranks are just as good as the CX70 IMO. I don't put out enough power to notice any flex, and the weigh difference is negligible.
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Review 4 for Shimano FC-CX50 Cyclocross Chainset
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5 / 5
5 / 5
david36
Country:United Kingdom
Age:45-54
Style:Road Cyclist
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

nice quality piece!

Posted10 November 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality, Comfortable, Looks great
Just as you would expect if you are used to the quality of shimano 105 groupsets. The reduced tooth count makes loaded commuting or urban cycling much easier.Recommended.
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Review 5 for Shimano FC-CX50 Cyclocross Chainset
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Jockyfoost
Country:United Kingdom
Age:35-44
Style:Road Cyclist
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

High quality and stiff.

Posted04 July 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality, Looks great
Good cyclocross chainset. Smooth shifting and easy set-up with proven Hollowtech technology.
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Review 6 for Shimano FC-CX50 Cyclocross Chainset
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Burnstar
Country:Australia
Age:35-44
Style:Commuting
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Good chainset

Posted28 May 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value
I bought this to replace my worn out FSA Gossamer Cyclocross chainset, so far it working fine and changing gears smoothly.
I went from a 172.5mm crank length to 170mm and can't really notice the difference.
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Review 7 for Shimano FC-CX50 Cyclocross Chainset
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5 / 5
5 / 5
davman

Usual Shimano quality

Posted15 April 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality, Looks great
A great purchase for the money. An ideal alternative to a road racing (50/39) or a compact/sportive (50/34) chainset.
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