power2max NG Race Face MTB Power MeterAugust 22, 2023
$940.00 – $990.00
power2max’s premier NG power for your Race Face MTB crankset!
power2max NG Race Face MTB Power Meter
The NG is the premier model in the power2max line-up. With features such as dual leg power measurement, ANT+/Bluetooth SMART compatibility and left/right power balance, the power2max NG Race Face MTB Power Meter comes fully-loaded. In addition, the NG is accurate to +/- 1.0% and is easy to use with features such as auto-zero and accelerometer-based cadence measurement. The power2max NG model also features a rechargeable battery with 150 hours of run time as well as a full 5-year warranty!
NG vs. NGeco
This upgraded NG version has the following features vs. the base model NGeco:
- Better accuracy (+/- 1.0% vs. +/- 2.0%)
- Rechargeable battery
- Longer 5-year warranty
- Additional training metrics including left/right power balance
Key Product Details
This power2max is compatible with Race Face direct mount MTB cranksets. Regarding chainrings, it requires a 104 BCD 4-bolt MTB chainring (which is different than the direct mount chainrings found on many Race Face MTB cranksets). If you don’t already have a 104 BCD 4-bolt chainring, we offer several to choose from. See Compatibility tab for more information.
The power2max power meter measures power at the spider and is therefore able to measure power from both legs. This NG version is also able to measure your left vs. right leg power balance.
Dual-leg power measurement, accurate to +/- 1.0%, 150 hours of battery life, rechargeable battery, left/right power balance, ANT+ and Bluetooth compatibility, auto-zero (automatic calibration), 5-year warranty. See Specs tab for more information.
Advice From Our Staff:
This is one of our best-selling MTB power meters. Race Face direct mount MTB cranksets are very common and this is a great way to add power to them. It measures power from both legs, is accurate and reliable. We believe the price also represents a good value for what you get (even for this more expensive NG version). We highly recommend power2max power meters and use them on many of our own bikes.
Options For This Power Meter
Chainline and BCD: This power meter is available in the following versions:
- 1X Boost | 104 BCD
- 1X Standard | 104 BCD
The 1X Boost configuration is recommended if your bike currently has a direct mount chainring with a 3 mm offset (which is what most bikes have). These bikes usually feature 52 mm chainlines and 148 mm rear hubs. Please note this Boost version can also fit Super Boost bikes where you are replacing a 3 mm direct mount chainring.
The 1X Standard configuration is used for bikes that have a direct mount chainring with a 6 mm offset (usually found on older bikes). These bikes usually feature 49 mm chainlines and 142 mm rear hubs.
Other Versions to Consider
NGeco Version: While the NG version you are viewing here features slightly better accuracy, a rechargeable battery, a longer warranty and some additional training metrics, we also sell the more affordable power2max NGeco Race Face MTB Power Meter version.
Crankset: The power2max NG Race Face MTB Power Meter is designed for those who have a Race Face single crank set with CINCH direct mount standard. That includes Race Face Era, Next SL, Next R, Turbine, Atlas and Aeffect.
Chainrings: This power meter requires a 104 BCD 4-bolt MTB chainring (which is different than the direct mount chainrings found on many Race Face MTB cranksets). If you don't already have a 4-bolt chainring, we offer several to choose from.
- MTB chainrings for power2max
- MTB chainrings for power2max Shimano (for Shimano 12-speed drivetrains)
The smallest chainring you can use on a power2max MTB power meter is a 30T round or 32T oval.
If you purchase a new chainring with your power meter, we will bolt it on to your power meter before shipping, which will make installation that much easier when you get it.
power2max NG Race Face MTB Specs
|Name||NG Race Face MTB Power Meter|
|Location of Power Measurement||Spider|
|Left or Both Legs Measured||Both|
|Independent Left/Right Measurement||Yes - Power Balance|
|Installation||More involved (60 min. estimated)|
|Chainring Configuration||1X or 2X|
|Speeds||11- or 12-speed|
|Chainline Spacing||Standard, Boost or Super Boost|
|Communication Protocol||ANT+ and Bluetooth SMART|
|Claimed Accuracy||+/- 1.0%|
|Active Temperature Compensation||No (however features Auto Zero)|
|Battery Life||150 hours|
|Method of Cadence Measurement||Accelerometer|
In the Box
- power2max power meter
- Charging cable
- User's manual
Tools Needed for Installation
You will need the following tools for installation of this product. You can purchase many of these commonly used tools in our store.
- Race Face CINCH lock ring tool
- 10 mm Allen key