The most important part of the bike is the part that gets the bike moving – the crankset. The speed that you are capable of going will be determined by the quality of your crankset, the size of the crank and the number of teeth it comprises. Fixed gear bikes will perform better with a shorter crank enabling a faster cadence.
Listed below are some of the most popular single speed 170mm cranksets available for sale. Select one of the displayed cranksets at the top of the page to view buying details or scroll to the bottom of the page where you will find single speed crankset reviews for each product.
Sunlite Alloy Single Speed Crankset – 170mm x 44T
This is the least expensive option when it comes to the single speed cranksets available for sale. It comprises a square taper and is made with steel ring construction.
This is a basic crankset that will suit the needs of the novice cyclist looking to get started. The crankset is available in either silver or black.
Origin8 Square Top Single Speed Crankset – 170mm x 46T
This is a forged crank that uses a 46 tooth chainring providing single speed / fixed gear use. The 103 bottom bracket gives 42mm chainline which matches most track hubs.
The reports are that the finish of these cranksets have been greatly improved since the original introduction.
TruVativ Hussefelt DH 170mm Crankset 38T
This is a forged 1-piece AL-6061-T6 crankset that has a durable anodized finished. The chainring is black anodized AL-7075-T6 and crank bolts are included.
They come with heat treated CroMoly pedal thread inserts. This is a mountain biking single speed crankset that is designed to withstand bashing and crashing.
FSA Gimondi Track/Single Speed Crankset – 170mm x 42T
The chainring of the Gimondi is 48 x 3/32 and is made from anodized silver alloy with anodized black chain ring bolts. The arms are cold forged and polished. This is a classic looking track bike crankset.
Although the standard look crank is the silver, it is also possible to find some colored versions as well, if purple is your color you might like the purple Gimondi.
Sugino Single Speed Crankset 170mm Road 48T
This is a terrific crankset for use with a 3/32” chain. The crank arm length of 170mm is one of a few available lengths that is available and the crankset BCD is 130mm.
All-City 612 Track Crank 170mm 46T
This is a stiff and strong track crank that will prove just as at home on the streets as it will on the velodrome. The 612 is cold forged providing a far stronger part that proves very durable. It use the JIS squre taper spindle and a color matched 46 tooth chainring.