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Old 05-31-18, 05:58 AM
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Originally Posted by baribari View Post
This. I hated having to replace perfectly good Shimano wheels my bike came with because the races couldn't be replaced and it didn't make sense to buy new hubs. I want hubs to be bulletproof and 100% serviceable.
I guarantee the cups were destroyed because the excess preload that's so common on new hubs was never rectified by the shop which sold you the wheels.

Cups in loose-ball hubs should last basically forever if the preload is anywhere near correct.
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