Chris King ISO 20mm - Front Hub

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MSRP : $198.99

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Product Description

The Chris King ISO 20mm Thru-Axle Front Disc hub is the best that money can buy. Their design criteria is simple: build a one-piece, super strong axle that can be adjusted in the field with a single wrench, without removing the wheel.

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Helmetless a Weekend Warrior

Date Reviewed: April 16, 2013

Strengths:    Very solid, nice finish, great adjustment settings, beautiful color options. In one word, FANCY

Weaknesses:    A bit expensive from my pov AND could be a bit to people used to free-maintenance hubs

Bottom Line:   
From the very start, we -mechanic, me- noticed this hub had a little play, even if I was locking the t/a at full torque. Then I did some research and it turned to be pilot error. I was not aware that the hub came in that way on purpose, until I read the maintenance pdf. I guess many people reading this has a King hub with this "problem", so I can tell you, read the manual and follow the instructions step by step, you'll never have a problem and you only need forrest gump ic to understand, just read it. I swear you don't need to be any close to a mechanic to make it happen.

Once you dial this adjustment they roll great, don't have any play, and you ride confidently over a stable platform as it is supposed to be. If not, why bothering in buying a 20mm t/a?

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Favorite Trail:   el condor, chile

Duration Product Used:   many miles commuter, few dh

Price Paid:    $140.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by BMXMTB a Weekend Warrior from Tempe, AZ

Date Reviewed: June 27, 2008

Strengths:    Massive, well sealed, adjustable on the fly, stainless steel (I believe), angular contact bearings. Absolutely beautiful, cosmetic, appearance. Warranty. Spoke holes are just big enough for 13 gauge spoke elbows to snap in tightly, great for DT Alpine III spokes.

Weaknesses:    This is one bike part that I honestly can not think of a way to improve upon.

Bottom Line:   
Buy one.

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Favorite Trail:   Chandler Skatepark

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $280.00

Purchased At:   Kore Bike

Similar Products Used:   None! Why would I?

Bike Setup:   FireEye Short Fuse 380 frame, Funn rigid 20mm fork, King SS 36h ISO rear disc hub, King Steelset, Moose Racing Chromoly dirtbike handlebars 30" wide, King 20mm 36h ISO front hub, Magura Gustav 210mm front brake, Shimano Saint 205mm rear brake, 4 crossed DT Alpine III spokes, Mavic 729 front and back, Azonic Love Seat, Thomson post, Profile cranks, Odyssey Jim C mag pedals, etc...

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