surly old man
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Carlisle, PA
Bikes: IRO Mark V, Karate Monkey half fat, Trek 620 IGH, Cannondale 26/24 MTB, Amp Research B3, and more.
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Definitely recommend the run of the mill Shimano hubs for most purposes. There are better hubs out there, but to improve upon a mid-level Shimano requires pretty big coin. They are one of the few good deals in the bike world.
Specifically, the LX is a great hub for the price.
Cross Check Nexus7, IRO Mark V, Trek 620 Nexus7, Karate Monkey half fat, IRO Model 19 fixed, Amp Research B3, Surly 1x1 half fat fixed, and more...