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Old 04-07-09, 09:11 PM   #1
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Pantour Hubs: anyone?

Just curious if this would be a good fit for a city bike.

http://www.pantourhub.com/products.html

I am in the process of replacing a front suspension bike, but having SOME kind of confort for the long distance rides while keeping the bike light doesn't sound that bad.

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Old 04-07-09, 09:38 PM   #2
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oh HELLZ no!
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Old 04-07-09, 09:59 PM   #3
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Could you imagine what would happen if the internals fail in that hub while you are riding along?
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Old 04-07-09, 10:01 PM   #4
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carbon fork.
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If i used those my tire would hit my downtube every time i hit a bump.
Id say most anyone else with a tight track frame would have the same issue.
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Could you imagine what would happen if the beefy rubber bands fail in that hub while you are riding along?
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