Advertise on Bikeforums.net



User Tag List

Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Madison, WI
    Posts
    2,484
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Any experience with DiaTech hubs?

    I just picked up a set of DiaTech hubs. They were brand new and a trade for parts I wasn't going to use anyway so I figured "why not". I can't find much at all about them online, though. From what little bit I've found, I think they are the SLV hubs. Are these worth lacing to some rims just for the sake of having matching hubs and sealed bearings or should I not go to the trouble? Right now I've got a Shimano Deore rear hub and a cheap-ish front hub that I can't seem to identify.
    90 Miyata 914 with full Dura-Ace
    74 Ellis-Briggs, full butted 531
    80s Cierra Professional 5000, Tange Champion 2 and Shimano 600
    2011 New Belgium Cruiser
    Fetish Cycles "Discipline" built up with DJ2 fork and Shimano XTR, LX, Avid BB7.

    Quote Originally Posted by scyclops View Post
    Oh yeah, sure, what if everyone thought that way? Then internet forums would merely be places where rational people exchange useful information and ideas - instead of the chaotic, emotionally-charged circuses that they are.

  2. #2
    Senior Member Deshi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, AZ
    My Bikes
    2009 Pake in Deep Purple, 1986 Pinarello Pista 195? Raleigh 3sp, 2003 Intense M1, 2003 Giant Yukon SS, 2010 Premium Deathtrap
    Posts
    1,587
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Post pics and/or model number. That would help out a little bit.
    Quote Originally Posted by PedallingATX View Post
    dude...you can't "no ****" something THAT ****. That's like saying "sometimes I just like to make out with dudes...no ****"

  3. #3
    Bike Junkie roccobike's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    South of Raleigh, North of New Hill, East of Harris Lake, NC
    My Bikes
    Giant OCR-C, Specialized Tarmac, Specialized Stumpjumper FSR, Stumpjumper Comp, 05 Rockhopper, 88 & 92Nishiki Ariel, 01 Bianchi Campione, 87 Centurion Ironman, 92 Paramount, 97 Lemond
    Posts
    8,921
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    IMHO, it's not worth the effort to replace the Shimano Deore unless you're going high end. The front hub is another situation.
    Roccobike BF Official Thread Terminator

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •