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Old 04-03-05, 09:06 AM
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Cassete hubs or flip-flop hubs????

most people say that cassette hubs are better becuase you can run smaller drivetrains and the cog/freewhel (or whatever you want to call it) is built into the hub...but if your not going to run anything smaller than a 36-13 then whats the point in buying a cassete hub if you allready have a flip-flop hub that works fine and every once in a while you blow out a freewheel???
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Because cassette hubs engage quicker and are higher quality than ****ty freewheels. And also, they save some weight and some cassette's come with three or four cogs so you can change it around anytime you want. I'm hoping on moving up to a cassette hub sometime. Does anybody have any recomedations for a good quality cassette hub(s)?
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odyssey or profile or primo are the best...acording to everyone ive asked...but odyssey is the cheapest and i have some Odyssey flip-flop wheels right now and they give me no trouble but i am going to eventually upgrade to the Odyssey cassette rear...$139.99 on Dans COMP
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Originally Posted by KinetikBiker04
odyssey or profile or primo are the best...acording to everyone ive asked...but odyssey is the cheapest and i have some Odyssey flip-flop wheels right now and they give me no trouble but i am going to eventually upgrade to the Odyssey cassette rear...$139.99 on Dans COMP

why don't you buy it from your "bike shop"
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Originally Posted by queensrider86
why don't you buy it from your "bike shop"

cause first of all we never sold parts...we just fixed bikes the people had to buy the parts....and second
we are turing the bike shop into just a team becuase we get no buissness...lol
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Cassett hubs seem easier to find in catalogs then flip flop hubs, so i would say go with a cassett for that reason, puls there built better, i'm thinkin about getting on my self in the near future.
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Originally Posted by FLyBOy
Because cassette hubs engage quicker and are higher quality than ****ty freewheels.
Freewheels arent *********ty, they work fine and if your not going for lower gearing, who cares about how fast it engages. He's allready got a flip-flop he said. There's not really a point in getting a cassette in his case.
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the best freewheel hub is a Gsport hub 'bullet proof'
odysseys 05 cassette is nice!, strong, and cheaper than most
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Originally Posted by pack
the best freewheel hub is a Gsport hub 'bullet proof'
odysseys 05 cassette is nice!, strong, and cheaper than most


Gsport???......bullet proof??? the odyssey cassette is really nice tho...
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There is no G-Sport hub called the "Bulletproof".
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Originally Posted by pack
the best freewheel hub is a Gsport hub 'bullet proof'
odysseys 05 cassette is nice!, strong, and cheaper than most

you sir = sagget, and also Gsport and bulletproof are way different from eachother if bullet proof were made by Gsport it WOULDENT be horrible
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what is Gsport???
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https://www.gsportbmx.co.uk
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i hate bike shops... Bunch of *******s that try to rip you off with a crappy gt or rip people off 1500 dollars for a piece of junk mountain bike. some one i know bought a jamis durrango sx for $1100 when i saw that same exact bike on a website for $600...

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$500 bucks seems lpretty cheap for a MTB, actually...
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Originally Posted by Beerman
$500 bucks seems lpretty cheap for a MTB, actually...
Gets you a wheelset, or maybe a decent fork, but not much in the way of a whole bike.
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Originally Posted by Expatriate
Gets you a wheelset, or maybe a decent fork, but not much in the way of a whole bike.
If a wheel set or forks for an MTB costs that much, i better be able to sex with it.
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Originally Posted by lunchbox
If a wheel set or forks for an MTB costs that much, i better be able to sex with it.
Then I suggest a fork with oil rather than air.
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Originally Posted by Expatriate
Gets you a wheelset, or maybe a decent fork, but not much in the way of a whole bike.
I was thinking a frame would run around $500, but, yeah, that too.
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Originally Posted by Expatriate
Then I suggest a fork with oil rather than air.
lame.
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You're the one that want's to have sex with a bike, not me.
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Originally Posted by lunchbox
If a wheel set or forks for an MTB costs that much, i better be able to sex with it.
Here, you can't have sex with it, but you can bring along a partner. Figure about AU$10-12k though.

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All i was saying is i couldn't see why any one would pay Half a grand for forks or a wheel set for a bike, What is so special about these wheels or fork that makes them this much?
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Originally Posted by Expatriate
Here, you can't have sex with it, but you can bring along a partner. Figure about AU$10-12k though.



what is the purpose of that bike? you can't even jump it
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