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Low flange hubs_what do you like?

Old 10-21-08, 10:58 PM
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Low flange hubs_what do you like?

I want to go with a low flange hub for a change and would like to know what you like or what to stay away from. Campy track and Phils are way expensive so Shimano might be the one. What else is there in LF?
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Old 10-21-08, 11:34 PM
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Old 10-21-08, 11:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Soil_Sampler View Post
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Those look sweet. Did not know they came in LF. I will web them unless someone has a link to them.
Thanks
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dura ace low flange are under rated and also tight.

i had a miche low flange and maybe it was just this specific hub but it was a 14mm bolt not a 15mm. and that got pretty annoying
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miche r toooo heavy..
 
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Originally Posted by I'mFromVirginya View Post
dura ace low flange are under rated and also tight.

i had a miche low flange and maybe it was just this specific hub but it was a 14mm bolt not a 15mm. and that got pretty annoying
No, that's just how Miche rolls. Non-standard **** basically. They also use a Campy threading for the lockring, so only Miche, Campy and I believe Phil will work for lockrings.
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i'm happy with my Dura Ace low flange hubs. just note they are not cartridge bearings, if that's your thing.
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Old 10-25-08, 01:10 PM
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I'd love to run a flangeless Simple eject hub if it was ever available for track wheel builds :


CHUB front hub is fairly small flange... (ignore rear LOL):
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you could get some old nos whatnot. eBay!

word on the miche's thanks for the info.
only other thing that comes to mind are the mavic ellipse hubs, pretty sure you can order them individual from mavic as ''replacements'' for the rims, but youd need some low spoke count drilled rims.

chub hub lolz
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Originally Posted by andre nickatina View Post
No, that's just how Miche rolls. Non-standard **** basically. They also use a Campy threading for the lockring, so only Miche, Campy and I believe Phil will work for lockrings.
Do you know why Miche has all this stuff that is campy? And even looks campy? Because Miche's are campy reject hubs.
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Originally Posted by RichPugh View Post
I'd love to run a flangeless Simple eject hub if it was ever available for track wheel builds :
"Track" wheel builds? What's track specific about a front wheel?
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I think he's saying that cause it's a bmx hub.
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Originally Posted by operator View Post
Do you know why Miche has all this stuff that is campy? And even looks campy? Because Miche's are campy reject hubs.
everyone builds something for someone else
bike industry is lame

miche is italian, all that **** looks the same
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Originally Posted by operator View Post
"Track" wheel builds? What's track specific about a front wheel?
...lack of a skewer?
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Old 10-25-08, 03:46 PM
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I ordered the Dura Ace LF hub, Mavic open pro rim and double butted spokes. All from the fixed LBS. He says he should have it done on Monday. Cool thing is it's only about 4 miles away. Now that's a local BS.
I will post a pic when it gets a tire and goes on the bike.
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Originally Posted by tmh657 View Post
I ordered the Dura Ace LF hub, Mavic open pro rim and double butted spokes. All from the fixed LBS. He says he should have it done on Monday. Cool thing is it's only about 4 miles away. Now that's a local BS.
I will post a pic when it gets a tire and goes on the bike.
4 miles? Must suck when you have to hoof it carrying the bike. My LBS is .8 mi or .4 mi (the closer one is $$$ and a lot less knowledgeable.
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Old 10-25-08, 04:19 PM
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4 miles? Must suck when you have to hoof it carrying the bike. My LBS is .8 mi or .4 mi (the closer one is $$$ and a lot less knowledgeable.
Do you possibly live in a large city where people can actually walk to their destination? I have had that pleasure when visiting big cities but I live in so cal where everyone has to drive everywhere, usually. Therefore an awesome fixed LBS 4 miles away is spectacular.
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I feel fortunate, my LBS is less than a block away
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Do you possibly live in a large city where people can actually walk to their destination? I have had that pleasure when visiting big cities but I live in so cal where everyone has to drive everywhere, usually. Therefore an awesome fixed LBS 4 miles away is spectacular.
Nope, small city with two bike stores, my place is just located in the middle (somewhat) of them. Youre right though, Socal is definitely heavily hinged upon cars as its main transportation.
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miche = good, DA = good, suzue = gone

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Do you know why Miche has all this stuff that is campy? And even looks campy? Because Miche's are campy reject hubs.
'Reject' hubs is a bit harsh as Campy hubs cost twice as much.

The Miche hubs that I've played around with were some legit, quality pieces. Maybe a bit heavy but most definitely strong and smooth, with a beautiful finish.

I like the look of Dura Ace hubs too. Are 36-hole DA's NJS-cert?

I was told that the owner of Suzue (Mr. Suzue?) died, and that Suzue has closed up already. Actually, here's a thread about that.
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phils or da7710. /story
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In love with my lf Phils. wait another paycheck and do it big!
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I like the fact that the Miche's have single sided threads. Leaving the other side blank.
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+1 on the Dura Ace 7710's. They are bomb-proof, sealed, and incredibly strong. As an added bonus to all this performance, they are surprisingly inexpensive when compared to similar hubs, like the Campagnolos.
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I want one of these up front and a CHUB rear.
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