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    Hubs vs Hubsets

    why is it cheaper to buy hubs seperately? for example, i can find a DA 7600 for 79 front and 89 rear, but the hubset is like 250?? and the miche hubset is like 130 to 140 but i can find them seperately for 50 front and 60 rear. any reason for this?

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    I don't know the answer to your question, but that seems like a good thing to me because theres no reason to buy hubs in pairs. Generally the front hub that I want for a particular wheel build is not the same as the rear. For instance, I will often use a road hub in front, because they are lighter, cheaper, and just as reliable. Track front hubs are pointless.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mihlbach View Post
    Track front hubs are pointless.
    o rly?!?1?!?!?!

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    yeah it works out better that way but if you still want to match then go for it. When I built my wheels up i noticed they were that way and just purchased them separately. Im happy with my miche hubs by the way
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    i'd say surly hubs, front and rear for $68 is a good way to go

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    Quote Originally Posted by mihlbach View Post
    Track front hubs are pointless.
    Wow, you actually posted something correct
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    Except most tracks won't allow you to ride with eye poker outers, err, quick release levers. Or so I've heard, mine's under construction
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    Quote Originally Posted by operator View Post
    Wow, you actually posted something correct
    Geez..get over it dude. Our BF personality war was over more than a year ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peedtm View Post
    Except most tracks won't allow you to ride with eye poker outers, err, quick release levers. Or so I've heard, mine's under construction
    Use a bolt-on skewer...

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    what other hubs come in 28h?

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    Formula hubs are available in 28h from Ben's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kneeeerow View Post
    why is it cheaper to buy hubs seperately? for example, i can find a DA 7600 for 79 front and 89 rear, but the hubset is like 250?? and the miche hubset is like 130 to 140 but i can find them seperately for 50 front and 60 rear. any reason for this?
    that logic doesn't hold true for cheaper hubs / hubsets.

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