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Description

Problem solved.

We’re fans of Shimano’s BB92 press fit standard, but what do you do if your new bike has this extra-wide, super-stiff, bottom bracket standard, and you want to run a crankset with a 30mm spindle? Well, the good folks at Race Face came up with the Cinch BB92 bottom bracket to make your predicament a non-issue.

Due to it being designed to match the stunning Next SL crankset, it’s no wonder that Race Face pulled out all the stops in the production of this bottom bracket. It started with custom 19 ball bearings, which use a higher ball count to increase strength. This is essential, because Shimano’s cranksets use a 24mm spindle. When making the jump to a 30mm spindle, there’s less room for the bearing, which, all things being equal, could easily impact its strength. But with this custom bearing, the strength has been regained, so you need not fear premature bearing wear. It gets filled with Phil Wood bearing grease, long regarded as one of the very best options for high-wear bearings on your bike. And the plastic inner sleeve protects the bearings from whatever liquids might leak into your bottom bracket shell.

The Race Face Cinch BB92 bottom bracket is available in one size and one color.

  • Shimano BB92 shell type
  • Accommodates 30mm crank spindles
  • Custom 19 retainer bearings
  • Bearings filled with Phil Wood grease
  • Includes protective inner sleeve
Weight
Weight

Actual Weight

Actual weights are measured in-house by the Competitive Cyclist team.

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Grams

Oz

Black, 92
70g
2.47oz

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Just what I needed to upgrade to Cinch

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Bought a used bike with outdated components while I learn to ride trails. Upon destroying my previous crank, I decided to swap modern parts to my 2015 Trek. Decided on the RF Cinch crank and this was the BB needed for my bike. Components seem to be well built and hopefully a little green Loctite will keep things from creaking. Multiple options for fat bike builds. Can't go wrong with Raceface.

Unanswered Question

Is this compatible with e*thirteen TRS cranks? I'm looking to replace a BB on a gen 1 Ibis Ripley that has been chewing through bearings. Thanks.

perfect

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Had to grab one of these for my Pivot Mach 5.5 build. Paired with a Race Face Sixc crank set and have been super happy with it! No creaky noises here!

quite

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

This came stock on my bike and works great! I have been using it for a while and does not make any noises and just works great.

No more creaks!

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Creaky bb? swap it out to this, and get back to running quiet again.

Perfect solution

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I have a Sram BB30 Quarq and needed to pair to my Giant Propel. I tossed this sucker in and tossed the center section to make it BB92 and so far so good. No creaking and super quality build.

Rarely seen, never heard

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Your bottom bracket should be something you rarely look at, and never hear. I've had 3 Cinch PF style BBs on varying bikes, and never had cause to look at them. Smooth and silent, just as a good bottom bracket should be.

How long service can a person expect from one? I had Hope Pressfit 41 on my Yeti 4.5c. The drive side bearing got rough after only 7 months of casual riding.

Perfect for the job

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Works just fine. Make sure your compatibility is correct before you order; frames have different BB shell sizes and compatibility for cranksets. Shoot me an email if you have any questions about compatibility, or if you're looking to build up a particular frame...I can always make sure you're matching it up correctly.

zdordai@backcountry.com

Fits the Mach 6

    Most important thing with a Bottom Bracket, make sure it fits your frame and crankset. This Race Face Cinch BB92 slipped right into my new Pivot Mach 6 and has worked great so far, my bike pedals like a machine.



    Big thanks to Joe Bolton in our Retail Store Bike Shop for getting my new Mach 6 put together. If you are ever in Salt Lake City definitely stop by our Retail Store to check out their bike selection and visit Joe (2607 S 3200 W, Suite A, West Valley UT 84119). Contact me with any questions about this BB, especially if you are interested in custom building a new mountain bike.



    Kyle L. - Expert Gearhead - klivingston@backcountry.com - 801-736-4337



    Frame - Pivot Mach 6, Large Stealth Black/Green

    Crankset - Race Face Turbine Crank Arms - Black, 175mm

    Bottom Bracket - Race Face Cinch BB92

    Fits the Mach 6

    Does what its supposed to

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    The right bottom bracket for you if you have a Pressfit 92 bike (like a modern Giant, Trek, or Pivot) and want to run a Race Face Cinch Crankset (like Next SL, SIXC, Turbine, Atlas, or Aeffect). Presses into the shell easily and after a full season of riding has not had any creaks. Not compatible with any other crankset besides RF Cinch.

    so this BB is compatible with Shimano XT hollow tech crankset? Is this pressfit?

    thanks

    No. This is for Race Face Cinch cranks with a 30mm spindle. For a Shimano crank, use a Shimano BB-MT800-PA bottom bracket.