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Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by SXtrailrider, Nov 19, 2005.

  1. SXtrailrider

    SXtrailrider Turbo Monkey

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    What are some strong solid hubs that you can put on your bike and not have to worry about. That are 12 mm Thru Axle x 135 mm Spacing, and have fast engagment at a well economic price. So not like above $200 USD

    and if anyone is selling one PM me
     

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  2. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    Hope Bulbs
     
  3. Kntr

    Kntr Turbo Monkey

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    used Hadley or CK
     
  4. Dirtbike

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    I'd go used CK or hadley, and maybe get a rebuild kit just in case.
     
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    I run CK, hope are a good choice as well.
     
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    I'd say go with the hope bulbs. The ones I have ridden felt pretty quick engagement wise and they aren't very expensive.
     
  7. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    When did CK offer a 12mm?
     
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    Hopes are not that expensive and quite reliable.
     
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    Good question - because the Funn Bolts are just replacing the std. qr system.
     
  10. SXtrailrider

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    Is anyone selling thier hopes/ or does anyone now a good place to by them cheap online
     
  11. Dirty

    Dirty i said change it damn it....Janet...Slut!!

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    SXtrailrider Turbo Monkey

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    hey What do you monkeys think about DT swiss, are thir hubs any good or just stick with CK hadley or hopes
     
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    Hope Bulbs again. Almost as light as a CK, cheaper, Ti freehub body, and they can be converted to qr if you get a different bike.

    WTB's are nice too.
     
  15. SXtrailrider

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    but what about DT Swiss
     
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    I haven't heard of any issues as of yet with DT's.
     
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    if i can get them very cheap should i get them, or should i just go and buy "hopes"
     
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    I like Sun Ringle hubs, myself...
     
  19. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    It's up to you, I don't know how easy it is to service a DT, Hopes can be torn down very quickly. I don't think you'll have any problems with DT's. The other cool thing about Hopes is you can get different colors.
     
  20. Wumpus

    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    I guess they had a bad run, but mine are holding up fine. They seem to have excellent customer service if something goes wrong.

    I also like my hope bulbs.
     
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    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    Dts are easy to service. Just pull off the freehub and grease the star ratchet -- I just called dt, and they sent instructions and the grease. I haven't popped the bearing out, but it doesn't look difficult.