I got more than a few questions about how my RaceFace SIXC warranty went, I had to reply that it was still something that was being processed by ChainReactionCycles/Raceface. Well the wait is over, and I finally know the outcome. Lets me take you through a quick stroll of how things went down:
It all began with my pedal hitting a rock. Pedal was just fine, but the thread in the crankarm was not. In fact, it got stripped (!)
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I wrote a letter to ChainReactionCycles (CRC) explaining what happened, I even documented to CRC that RaceFace was aware of this issues/weakness of the SIXC crankset, this is what the newest version of the crankset has to offer:
CRC gave me this reply:
I went like this:
Then I sent it in anyway.
3 weeks passed, and now this:
2012 Raceface SIXC crank. WITH CrMo pedal inserts! FAHK YEAH!