Bicycle Mechanics - front hub replacement: Chris King, American Classic, Phil Wood?
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06-10-02, 11:41 AM
Looking for a top quality front hub replacement.
All 3 of these are about the same price, from companies known for quality....your suggestions please, if you have any experience with these or recommendations...?
It would go on a HED deep carbon tubular front rim with 18 bladed spokes.
06-10-02, 01:31 PM
Chris King ... they are works of art, never fail and light as heck. Of course, the other two are great hubs.
I forgot to mention smooooooooth.
06-10-02, 01:56 PM
How do they compare for ease of maintainance/stripdown reassembly?
06-10-02, 02:08 PM
All of these are sealed aren't they? My friends with Chris King hubs rarely even perform the suggested maintenance. (http://www.chrisking.com/tech/tech_FAQ.html) Unwise, but it proves their durability.
06-11-02, 09:04 PM
Oooh! Nice choices. Chris King for weight, Phil Wood for longevity. Since I'm Clydesdale class I went Phil Wood.
06-11-02, 11:57 PM
This is what I would post as a thread if I had any money (laughs). I vote for Phil Wood!
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