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Old 02-28-09, 06:47 PM   #1
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SRAM Torpedo Hub

Have you tried it? Do you love it? Do you hate it? I would LOVE to hear some opinions.
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Old 02-28-09, 07:23 PM   #2
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I refuse to read about that hub because the website is so bad.
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Old 02-28-09, 07:52 PM   #3
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I refuse to read about that hub because the website is so bad.
At least it seems you are actually capable of reading that website. Unlike the rest of us, haha.
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I'm really curious about this thing. They are at the handmade bicycle show, so there are some out there. SOMEONE here has tried one....
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That web site interface sucks ass.
My worry is that it says the hub is not suitable for "tandems, transport bicycles or similar". I wonder if that is because the mechanism would fail under heavy torque or if it is an axle load issue. Does it have a hollow axle on one side for the screw mechanism?
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