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Shimano Deore XT HB-M765 Front Hub

4.5/5 (4 Reviews)
Weight : 180 grams

Product Description

  • Center Lock System compatible
  • Cup & Cone Bearing
  • Smooth rotation
  • Double Contact Sealing
  • Rubber cap for Center Lock mount
  • 32H/36H

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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by WhoaThere a Cross Country Rider from New Ringgold, PA, USA

Date Reviewed: March 19, 2010

Strengths:    168g - Light for the Price. Well-made. Easy to service; no special-tools required

Weaknesses:    Some basic knowledge is required to adjust bearings; if it's done wrong they'll wear quickly. Replacement-parts are a bit pricey at an LBS. Shimano should have kept making 756 Hubs for 6-Bolt Rotors - they're heavier but bombproof.

Bottom Line:   
Readers should be cautious when considering claims made by other reviewers since very little is known or can be verified about anyone's background. It's best to check opinions here against the experts at your LBS (mostly). I've used all types of Shimano hubs for years, and I can honestly say that any properly maintained XT hub is the
equivalent of any other in its price-range in terms of weight, function and reliability. Shimano is the proverbial 500-pound Gorilla, and because they do not respond very well to input from the public, lots of people feel a need to throw stones at them.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   eBay

Similar Products Used:   Almost all of them

Bike Setup:   Fuji Outland RC; Mavic 717 Rims, XT765 Hubs, Nixon IT Fork; RockShox Monarch; Formula K24 Brakes; a mix of Shimano and Sram Parts

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by buynsell214 a Cross Country Rider from Arlington, Texas

Date Reviewed: December 3, 2008

Strengths:    Light, strong, smooth bearings

Weaknesses:    None noted yet

Bottom Line:   
I built up a set of wheels using the following components : DT Champion Black Spokes 2.0, DT Alloy Nipples Red, Vuelta FR Rims (Excalibur) Blue and the Shimano XT hubs. I built up these wheels around 6 months ago and have ridden them ever since. I have a set of DT Swiss XR 1540 for racing and I use these for training and such. At a lean 245 lbs I'm a Clydesdale not a stallion. I've rumbled down many rock garden areas and 3-4 foot drop offs with these and no problems whatsoever. I paid $99 for both the front and rear on ebay so the value was outstanding for me. I'm just as pleased with these as I am with my DT 240s hubs. They're heavier than the DT Swiss but just as smooth.

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Favorite Trail:   Rockledge Park (Grapevine, TX)

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $99.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   WTB, Formula, Chris King,

Bike Setup:   Titus Motolite Vuelta FR Excalibur Rims , DT Champion spokes and these xt hubs

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by brian from phoenix, az

Date Reviewed: June 11, 2007

Strengths:    strong, light, serviceable

Weaknesses:    needs annual service (or more often if wet)

Bottom Line:   
if you maintain your bike well, so with Shimano as the open race /bearing set up is the fastest

if you don't want to service your hubs, go with a sealed cartridge bearing hub like DT Swiss

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   XTR, Specialized

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Willem Boom a Cross Country Rider from Bend, Oregon USA

Date Reviewed: May 22, 2007

Strengths:    Solid, Cheap, Great Skewers, Look good

Weaknesses:    None thus far.... Will buy Chris King Hubs at some point. When the budget allows...

Bottom Line:   
I have these on two wheelsets... Mavic and RynoLite... Working well!

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Favorite Trail:   Storm King

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   Jensen USA

Similar Products Used:   Multiple

Bike Setup:   Ventana Pantera

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