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Atomlab Standard Axle Hub

3.6/5 (5 Reviews)

Product Description

  • CNC 6061 T-6 aluminum
  • Hayes disc compatable
  • Shimano 8 or 9-speed cassette
  • Hallow 7075 axle
  • Oversized sealed bearings
  • 32h or 36h available
  • 9mm front - $110
    10mm rear $130

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    Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:1
    Value Rating:1
    Submitted by moon a Cross Country Rider from Seoul,Korea

    Date Reviewed: July 4, 2006

    Strengths:    Well...
    See my hub picture... hub body crack

    Bottom Line:   
    2month later. I'll change a rachet.
    and 3month later
    change a rear hub body.

    The hub are not tough.

    hub crack picture.

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    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Similar Products Used:   a2z DH rear hub

    Bike Setup:   heckler , 66RC, atomlap trailpimp DHR wheel , raceface evolve DH crank ...

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Rick Gunster a Weekend Warrior from London

    Date Reviewed: January 25, 2004

    Strengths:    bloody tough. re-buildable parts. bearings still spin brilliantly after 2 years, freewheel runs nice, engages fast.

    Weaknesses:    bolt-on axles, good idea and bad idea all at once. tried contacting atomlab - useless. their customer service is a ghost.

    Bottom Line:   
    the hubs are solid and reliable. the bolts for the axles suck, they sounded out after a few months and could never get through to atomlab for a new set. ended up going to the local machine supply shop for better replacements any ways.

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    Favorite Trail:   man u stadium stairs

    Duration Product Used:   2 Years

    Price Paid:    $180.00

    Purchased At:   cyclesmith

    Similar Products Used:   king - much better but you pay through the nose. XT - cheaper, for a reason.

    Bike Setup:   orange, marz super t, race face drive train and bits.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Ken Bennett a Downhiller from Phoenix,AZ ,USA

    Date Reviewed: November 12, 2003

    Strengths:    I've been running the rear hub for 1 year now and I haven't had any real problems with it. It has held up to racing, jumping and big drops with no slop in the bearings or busted freewheel. The price is almost the same as a Shimano with standard QR but hte bolt on axle definitely stiffens up the rear triangle.

    Weaknesses:    I had to put a good bit of threadlock on the bolts to keep the hub from coming loose. I also rounded out one of the allen heads. I was able to replace it with a higher grade bolt without any trouble (they're a common 6mm) and haven't had any trouble since.

    Bottom Line:   
    This is quite possibly the best way to get thru-axle performance without buying a new swingarm. The hubs are tough, reliable and relatively cheap.

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    Favorite Trail:   Holbert@So. Mtn.

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $75.00

    Purchased At:   Rage Cycles

    Similar Products Used:   Shimano, Hope

    Bike Setup:   Turner DHR

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Sam a Downhiller from uk

    Date Reviewed: September 23, 2002

    Strengths:    cheap

    Weaknesses:    bolts round out

    Bottom Line:   
    I went with the Atom labs in the end because of price (vs Hope Bulbs). Quality seems ok and after 2 weeks on france (equivalent to at least 1 year in the UK) and a few races back here there's still no play or problems....

    except that the bolts used to do up are rubbish. The hex is slightly oversize (perhaps it's imperial.... bloody americans) and is starting to round off a little bit. You can get a normal skewer right through the axle though, so that's an option, but I'll just replace the bolts with something a bit more sensible soon.

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $100.00

    Similar Products Used:   hope, various others

    Overall Rating:3
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by adam davidson a Downhiller from chelmsford,ma,usa

    Date Reviewed: August 14, 2002

    Strengths:    This thing stays put...I've got horizontal drops. Hasn't bent yet, but has had some other issues, read later...Atomlabs has AWESOME customer service...my bolts got rather stripped, and less than a week later, NEW BOLTS!!!YOU GUYS RULE...

    Weaknesses:    the freehub clicks like nobodies business.

    Bottom Line:   

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    Favorite Trail:   the skatepark...

    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Purchased At:   atomlabs

    Similar Products Used:   yes

    Bike Setup:   balfa minuteman that's heavy...far too lazy to part it out

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