60-Second Tech: Truvativ’s Descendant Crank

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  • Published Sep. 20, 2010
  • Updated Oct. 11, 2012 at 5:06 PM EST


the Descendant is a downhill race-specific crank.

Truvativ’s Descendant crankset is now available to the public after being used by top pros for the last two years, including 2009 world champion Steve Peat.

According to SRAM, the Descendant is a downhill race-specific crank that uses the same forged AL7050 material as the freeride/DH Holzfeller, but weighs in 240 grams less than the Holzfeller OCT. The crank also sports a revamped GXP bottom bracket with Gutter Seal Technology. Company materials didn’t include a price, but it should retail for approximately $185.

Chainring Middle Material

Chainring teeth
36t and 38t Options

Bottom Bracket
73mm and 83mm Options

Chainring Bolts

Crank arm Material
Forged 7050 Alloy

Crank Length
165mm, 170mm, 175mm


Mirror Black (MRBLK)

GXP – New Gutter Seal Technology

Compatible Chain type
9/10 Speed Compatible

822g (36t, 165mm)

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