Rotor power cranks review

A few hundred miles in, and the Rotor power cranks haven’t put a foot wrong

Cycling Weekly Verdict

There are a lot more clever functions and features, like auto on-off, the Q-ring adjustment and training software, which will be covered in our full test later in the year. But so far, so good.

Reasons to buy
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    Easy to install

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Reasons to avoid
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    Not much

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Out of the box, they are easy to fit if you follow the instructions and, of course, have the correct bottom bracket (we had a Rotor BB to match). There’s no need for any specific tools.

Front mech adjustment needs to be spot-on, but when it is, the change works well, even with the Q-rings that move the chain up and down through its revolution. The front mech misfired on a couple of occasions, but I’ve yet to ride a bike on which it hasn’t.

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