American Classic Disc 225 Hub

2/5 (1 Reviews)
Weight : 225 grams


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Product Description

  • Spacing: 135mm
  • Drilling: 32 hole
  • Quick Release: Cro-moly
  • Bearings: 6803 C3 sealed stainless steel


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Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by huffman a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: October 19, 2014

Strengths:    Light weight

Weaknesses:    Slow engagement

Bottom Line:   
My set of Wide Lightning came with this rear hub. I must say from day one I felt disappointed with the performance of this hub. So much so I put my old set of wheels back on to see what the engagement of the Shimano FH-M525 felt like again. I feel like the Shimano definitely edges out the 225. For what the AM Wide Lightnings cost I expected a much better engagement than I got. I have no complaints about the rims or front hub. Had I been able to test ride these I would have purchased something else. Leaving this review while here researching what hub IS going to replace the Disk 225 before the Wide Lightnings go back on my bike.

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Bearings for Am Classic disc 225

I have a set of Am Classic disc 225s from about '08 and I have a weird problem. I noticed that the non-drive side rear bearing is a bit rough. This is without an axle in place and with no load. Remove the bearing from the hubshell and it's smoove. Install back in and it's rough again. I ... Read More »

American Classic 225 Disc and Mavic 717 spoke length help

I'm building a new set of wheels and using American Classic Disc 225 Hubs and Mavic 717 Rims. I've used 2 spoke length calculators using the numbers below for a 3 cross pattern and have come up with 269mm as the need spoke lengths. However, after I laced them up the spokes are still way too long. ... Read More »

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