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    Sheldon Brown's posse shogun17's Avatar
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    could anyone identify these hubs..



    Could anyone identify these hubs? There is a distinct chance that they are novatec or formula, but without the cutouts, just checkin.

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    To me they look like these with the stickers removed.
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    They look like Suzue Basics

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    suzue basics don't have the ridge below the spoke holes

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    they look a bit like Diacompes, but in silver and with hollow axles instead of solid.
    the hollow axles make me think of novatec/dimensions, but without cutouts. The hub shell looks a bit wrong though

    The bottom one looks like it has a "Velocity" logo on it though.
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    And Suzue basics come in fixed/free.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baxtefer
    The bottom one looks like it has a "Velocity" logo on it though.
    I believe you are correct

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    Quote Originally Posted by BRANDUNE
    I believe you are correct
    Yeah, but velocity used to source their hubs from formula. so what are these. They are selling new track wheelsets and I want to know what hub they are using.

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    axles are solid, spacers completely different? And they ain't sealed.

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    I think they are just an older model of Formulas the bodies look the same

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    How does that explain the hollow axle, sealed bearings, different spacers and new-ness of the wheel. I only got contacted about the release yesterday.

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    Oh I see now, I just re-read your post and it clearly states that those are brand new hubs that you just heard about (no sarcasm intended)

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    Quote Originally Posted by BRANDUNE
    Oh I see now, I just re-read your post and it clearly states that those are brand new hubs that you just heard about (no sarcasm intended)
    No, I just heard about the wheels. They are a new offer. Silver anodised fusions to those hubs in 28/32/36h. I don't see why they would laser etch their logo into the rim instead of those god ugly decals if they were trying t clear out hubs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shogun17
    No, I just heard about the wheels. They are a new offer. Silver anodised fusions to those hubs in 28/32/36h. I don't see why they would laser etch their logo into the rim instead of those god ugly decals if they were trying t clear out hubs.
    Did you try asking the people selling the wheelset?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ziemas
    Did you try asking the people selling the wheelset?
    Haven't heard back. Tis the weekend.

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    This might help

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    Found em. They are made by Chosen hubs http://www.chosen-hubs.com/pro-detai...&tid=47&id=207

    And they are most definitely not formulas. They make a set with the old-school style oval cut-outs

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    That still doesn't look quite right.
    even without those oval cutouts, the flange faces don't have that beveled edge in them
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    I looked at most of the hubs on that site and still didnt see anything that looks like those hubs

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    mmm, but I finally got confirmation from Velocity that they are made by that company. Basically the cutout hubs without the cutouts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shogun17
    mmm, but I finally got confirmation from Velocity that they are made by that company. Basically the cutout hubs without the cutouts.
    ... and cup-and-cone bearings instead of cartridge bearings.
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    so, they're basically like the quando hubs?
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