New Race Face AEffect R Cranks and Longer-Travel Dropper Post Are Here

Race Face upgrades its AEffect line with the rally moniker, now rated for enduro level riding.

New Race Face AEffect R Cranks and Longer-Travel Dropper Post Are Here

Race Face is expanding its AEffect component line, more specifically the "R" portion of it (that stands for Rally). We were pumped to see the affordable dropper seatpost grow to a 170mm option. Get your details in the press release below. -b.radly

AEffect R Crank

Designed in Canada, the rally-rated AEffect R crankset brings enduro rated strength but keeps the weight in the XC range. Its forged 7050 AL construction optimizes stiffness without added weight. The AEffect R features our versatile CINCH System for plenty of spider options as well as our trusted 24mm EXI interface spindle. In addition to our 170 and 175mm lengths, we’ve added in a 165mm length, making it a solid crankset choice for today’s hard-charging trail rider.


  • Deep pocket net forged from 7050 AL for superior stiffness
  • 24mm EXI spindle
  • New 165mm length
  • Can run Alloy or Steel Cinch DM Rings
  • CINCH spider interface
  • Black satin finish
  • Price: $129.99 USD MSRP


  • Built For: XC/Trail/All Mountain/Enduro/Fat Bike
  • Spindle Size: 24mm - 5 Lengths Available
  • Spiders: Direct Mount, 2x 104/64mm BCD (boost available)
  • CINCH Alloy Direct Mount: 26T, 28T, 30T, 32T, 34T, 36T
  • CINCH SHI 12sp: 30T, 32T, 34T
  • CINCH Steel Direct Mount: 28T, 30T, 32T
  • Weight: 632g (32T DM Alloy, W/O BB) 696g (32T DM Steel, w/o BB)
  • BB Compatibility: BSA, BB92, PF30
  • Size: 165, 170, 175mm

AEffect R Dropper Post

Introducing the AEffect R Dropper Post. Yes, it's a budget-friendly and rock-solid option for riders wanting a simple, trouble-free dropper post – but really it’s so much more. A sealed damping system wrapped in 7075 aluminum makes the AEffect R a lightweight dropper that also features internal cable routing compatible to modern frame design and is available up to a 170mm drop. This post will deliver countless days in the saddle and plenty of good times -stay on your bike with less service downtime, the AEffect R Seatpost is always ready for your next ride!


  • Cable actuated, hydraulic cartridge - Infinite adjust within travel
  • Cartridge system extremely reliable and easily serviceable
  • NEW DU Bushing in the upper nut and increased upper tube diameter improves stiffness and durability
  • Same 2-bolt clamp system as Ride and Chester posts
  • AEffect R lever sold separately (also compatible with Turbine R universal and 1x lever)
  • Uses standard shifter cable and housing
  • Price: $199.99 USD (no lever)


  • Weight: 31.6x100=482g / 31.6x125=530g / 31.6x150=602g / 31.6x170=638g
  • Length: 100mm = 323mm / 125mm = 378mm / 150mm = 425mm / 170mm = 465mm (not including actuation extension out the bottom of the lower tube)
  • Size: 30.9 or 31.6mm
  • DROP: 100mm / 125mm / 150mm / 170mm
  • Head Type: Zero offset, 2-bolt micro adjust
  • Material: 7075 ALLOY

AEffect R Dropper Lever

Sitting under your bar for a clean cockpit set-up, the ergonomic AEffect R 1x lever keeps things simple by using standard shifter cable and housing. It's compatible with both the AEffect R and Turbine R dropper posts. 


  • Ergonomic 1x lever
  • Sits under the bar for a clean look
  • Smooth and easy lever action 
  • Uses standard shifter cable and housing
  • Also compatible with the Turbine R  dropper post
  • Price: $39.99 USD MSRP


  • Colour: BLACK
  • Compatible with: Æffect R  and Turbine R dropper posts

Make sure to visit Race Face's website for more in-depth specs. 

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BHowell 8/14/2019 12:00 AM

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