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I'm not having much luck with bike parts - late one night I was just sitting reading and then I heard a bang, I didn't know where it came from and with some investigation I saw this.

My bikes hang on a rack, by their back wheels, so there was no stress being placed on the front wheels at the time of the "bang".

This hub is from a 2004 Fuel 98, the wheel is a Bontrager Race Lite Tubeless. It's been raced for 2 years and used for commuting to work - but I have 2 bikes so it didn't get ridden at every race or every ride.

I guess I'm hard on my bikes, I weigh around 170 lbs.
 

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Seen that exact thing before...

a few years back when Chris King was making Bontrager hubs. Twice if I remember right. Low spoke count + high tension= bad combination. Trek switched to DT Hugi and have not seen/heard of this happening since. I bet Trek will back there stuff up. Lucky you weren't riding. Good luck. GR
 
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