FSA Comet – Crankset
By: Vineet Sharma
Also featured in Issue #20 | March 2014
FSA has offered many not too heavy on pockets components including this FSA Comet crankset intended for all mountain/trail use. The older version was designed with 3 chainring bolts, which had limitations in terms of using FSA chain ring only. This revised design is now available with 4 Cr-Mo steel chainring bolts which offer strength, and durability. The forged AL6061 alloy arms are similar and strong too. The FSA comet we have put on test comes with 170mm arms, 36/24 chainrings with a shiny black bash guard.
The claimed weight of the package is 760 Grams, but they do feel little heavier. The MegaExo BB is included in the package and installation is pretty easy. FSA Comet crankset is also compatible with a 10 speed setup. Honestly there is nothing too flashy about FSA Comet. They are simple and feel strong while riding. FSA Comet retails for about $175 and not a bad deal for someone looking for a sturdy all mountain crankset which can take some serious abuse.