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Old 04-16-08, 04:31 AM   #1
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Just want to know if its possible to break a Formula Hub or any type from skidding to much?
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Old 04-16-08, 04:56 AM   #2
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No, skidding will not break your hub; nor should it break any other part of your wheel except your tire. Brake pads are cheaper and last longer.

edit: to address posts below...yes it could break the hub. Anything could happen, but skidding is probably less likely to damage a non-defective properly installed hub than other types of abusive riding (jumping, wall-riding, etc).

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Old 04-16-08, 06:24 AM   #3
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Just want to know if its possible to break a Formula Hub or any type from skidding to much?
Not unless you did something wrong.

But yeah, as mihlbach said, pads are cheaper, last longer, and stop better.
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Old 04-16-08, 07:13 AM   #4
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It's possible to break anything by doing anything too much. Nothing lasts forever, except the herp. That **** stays with you till you die.
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It's possible to break anything by doing anything too much. Nothing lasts forever, except the herp. That **** stays with you till you die.
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