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Old 10-10-15, 05:43 PM
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Toured Internationally on a Bike with a Phil Freewheel Hub, they have resolved the primary shortcoming of that type ,
the Axle is super strong.

Roger Durham's Bullseye Hubs are also a strong axle design even though the axle and the reinforcing Sleeves over it
is Mostly Aluminum.

They come apart easily to drop in a new Bearing cartridge when needed,

Phil's field service design is also easy to maintain ..

Specialized also Got a good Freewheel hub Made for them in the 80's but it still is a 10MM threaded axle ,
though double shields the sealed bearing Cartridges .. Sanshin made them, I think .
I paired my Phil rear with one of those Up Front.

Sun tour stopped making freewheels long ago so what do you intend to do to not wear it down,
Not ride the Bike?

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