Grand Cru 50.4 BCD Crankset

Grand Cru 50.4 BCD Crankset
Velo Orange Grand Cru 50.4 Crankset 46/30 tooth chainrings
Grand Cru 50.4 BCD Crankset

Grand Cru 50.4 BCD Crankset

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Regular price $200.00
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Renowned among randonneurs and cyclo-tourists, the enduring appeal of classic 50.4 BCD cranks persists. These cranks boast remarkable versatility, accommodating chain rings ranging from 28t to 62t, while maintaining a lightweight design and narrow Q-factor.

Introducing the Velo Orange 50.4 Crankset—a modern reinterpretation of the classic aesthetic with several crucial enhancements. Crafted through cold forging from high-quality 7075 aluminum alloy, these cranks feature thicker rings to eliminate flex common in traditional designs. The outer rings are equipped with contemporary shifting aids like ramps and pins, markedly improving shifting performance. Chainring hardware is constructed from stainless steel and features allen head nuts/bolts. The alumnium dust caps and stainless crank bolts double as self-extracting crank hardware, adding a touch of efficiency to this upgraded classic.


  • Teeth: 46/30
  • BCD: 50.4mm
  • Q Factor: 144mm
  • Chainline: 43.5mm
  • Speeds: 5-11 compatible
  • Taper: JIS square taper
  • Suggested Bottom Bracket Spindle Length: 118mm
  • Pedal Threading: 9/16"
  • Weight: 654 gr (for 170 mm cranks with hardware)


Free Shipping for Retail customers with subtotals over $150: Velo Orange offers free shipping to the lower 48 States for retail orders with a subtotal of at least $150. Use the coupon code 150SHIP when you check out to get the deal.

Free Shipping for Wholesale customers with subtotals over $400: Velo Orange offers free shipping for wholesale orders to the lower 48 States with a subtotal of at least $400. No coupon code required for this deal.

Oversize international shipping: Large products including (but not limited to) frames, fork, fenders, handlebars, racks, and rims may incur oversize shipping charges. We will notify you of additional charges.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 28 reviews
Julian Gatto

Grand Cru 50.4 BCD Crankset

Excellent product

Second order. Works great, looks great.

Works Great

Simple and effective. I’ve had them through so much in the snow, mud, and rain. The inside gear is great for a bail out on the steep or deep stuff.

Abe Gardner
Warranty action is great! Sheered off crank arm! Broke off while pedaling, nearly hit by car/fell

Update: VO is replacing the crankarms under warranty, they were super quick to reply to my review and very helpful. Never needed to deal with Velo Orange warranty process before but it’s been easy and better than expected.

Original review: I was pedaling up a small rise when the drive side crank arm sheered off and cracked FAST causing me to hurt my legs and nearly fell in front of traffic. I was shocked to see the crankset just broke right off. I’ll be following up with VO about a warranty replacement, but I’m not sure I’d fee safe using it again. Otherwise have LOVED this crankset, have an IRD Defiant set that’s nearly the same (only difference is BCD) but really was hurt today and it could have been much worse. I’ll update here once I can get a hold of VO to see if this will be replaced as defective.

Doug L.
Campeur refresh.

Just installed 165 mm cranks to replace the 170's that were a place holder. Fit and finish are excellent, my shoes now clear the front fender. Easier pedaling with for my legs and 51 cm frame. Used a 116 mm BB that allows 4-5 mm chain stay clearance. Previous reviews have sorted front derailleur issues. My 12 -26 cassette shits smoothly with no shift pin interference. My TA crank was 40 grams lighter but had a little flex, probably in the chain rings. A fine updated product and a good value.

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