Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Dallas, TX
Bikes: Panasonic NJS Keirin x2, Level Professional, Bianchi CUSS, GT Pulse
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Paul started out as the SS guru, his hubs are great. If you're looking for a SS cassette hub, Hope, Hadley, and King all have awesome, and very expensive, options. The least expensive cassette hub with the best quality, in my opinion, is the Nashbar SS cassette at $50, but it is 3/8ths and 135mm wide, as most cassette hubs are.
But honestly, if you're running a freewheel, it doesn't really matter. Just get something with sealed bearings; you'll probably have more luck with this option if you're using a road frame as a SS.
My favorite SS hub combo is my Surly new disc hub mated with a WI 17t Trials freewheel, but it's on my 29er, so it's a disc hub and 135mm wide. You can buy more expensive freewheel hubs through Paul and Phil as well, if you want to go for the gold.