from Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Date Reviewed: December 2, 2001
Strengths: Comes in a very cool looking blue and has very smooth carterage bearings.
Weaknesses: Has the weakest, crapyest freeweel ever. It is expensive too.
I have killed two of these crappy hubs. I got my first hub in an Aerospoke weelset. It workted nicely untill the end of it's one year warranty when it stripped out.
The bike store where I bought the fuqing thing offered me a new Aerospoke rear hub for half price. Like an idiot, I accepted. About two months later, it blew up in my face. Never again will I buy an Aerospoke product. For the same price, you can get a Hope Bulb which is far far stronger.
hello all, I have a set of wheels built by dave. dt240s hubs, they're about 4 years old and i've noticed an increase in sound from the rear hub and less free roll. I figured they needed regreasing after so many miles and years. took it to a bike shop and the tech said he took out the the rear hub an ... Read More »
Planning to build a new rear wheel, have 135mm drop outs in a frame.
Thinking about 10x135 mm thru bolt hub + DT RWS skewer.
- Is it worth it ? Is the additional stiffness noticeable ?
- What are 10x135 thru bolt hubs available ? I know you convert Chris King's ISO and Hope Pro Evo 2 - is the ... Read More »
I'm thinking about getting the White Industries Eric's Eccentric ENO hub but was wondering if it's convertible to 142x12?
Also, is 142x12 starting to become the standard? I don't want to build up a wheel but then not have it be compatible with my next frame.Read More »
I'm building up a steel hard tail 29er and I'm wheel shopping. I can snag a set of new Stan's Crest or Arch wheels for less than $500, but a guy is selling a used set of Stan's Crest laced to DT Swiss 350 hubs (XTR rotors included) for about $500.
Are the DT Swiss hubs fracking amazing? ... Read More »