Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - hub/wheel set
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01-22-09, 08:59 AM
i bought my first fixie (kilo tt pro) about three months ago and have not had any problems with the bike. my only problem was letting someone at a bike shop work on it. long story short the mechanic stripped my hub. i have since bought some tools and plan on doing future modifications myself. i am asking for guidence in choosing the brand of hub to replace the stripped one. since i purchase an entry level bike, i would like to upgrade. i would also like a suggestion as to which is a good wheel at a moderate price as it might be easier to replace the wheel than finding someone to lace the spokes. in advance, thanks for your time.
01-22-09, 09:14 AM
some good ol' velocity Deep V's could be a choice.
01-22-09, 09:18 AM
Mavic CXP 22 to formula hubs are easy to find and a solid wheelset that won't break the bank.
I would consider this set or something built up with these hubs if I were you. Seems like a good buy.
01-22-09, 03:04 PM
Formula hubs to Open Pro rims. Relatively cheap, light, strong & classic looking.
01-26-09, 10:37 AM
thanks for your time and input. after reading your posts and doing some research, i ended up spending a bit more and purchased a velocity deep v rim and phil wood hub.
01-26-09, 11:06 AM
Did they pay for part of it? If the mechanic stripped yer hub, he's responsible for replacing it with a similar product.
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