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Very excited! Finally got my wheels ordered and decided to go with spank oozy wheels, DT Swiss 350 hubs with a 54 ratchet. I hear a lot of good things about these hubs and so I wanted to give him a try. The last wheels that I had built where frequency i23 with Shimano hubs and I believe that was about 8 years ago I could be off on the time frame a bit but it was quite a while ago. Looking forward to getting these on my bike!
 

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Congrats! I built up a set of Asym i29’s with a 350 rear hub a while back. I haven’t upgraded the ratchet, but it’s been great so far. Pics?
 

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Can’t go wrong with either 240s or 350s. I have both, each with the 36 star tooth ratchet upgrade. Light, not obnoxious sounding, bulletproof and reasonably priced, especially the 350s. Enjoy.
 

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350s axle bearings need lub periodically beyond the ratchets which get DT special grease. Or else you'll need to replace them after 4-5 years or less if used in the wet. still my favorite hub.
 

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I just got my DT Swiss 350 hubs mated to my Stan's Sentry rim along with DT Prolock nipples and DT spokes. So far everything is working great!
 

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Im on an anti 350 kick lately, but ill (begrudgingly) say you'll probably enjoy them. They just work. Not more or less, they just work.
 

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Problems? I've only had one but after several years and thousands of miles it's proved it's worth as the most reliable hub I've owned.
They're just boring and I dont spend too much time on hubs. Your experience is pretty much the standard. Its my goto hub for riders who break everything and dont want to swing a king. It'll definitely work for whoever you're putting on it, for many years.

I'd just rather ride something more interesting. Once I put nicer bearings in my pro4, I thought it was a fantastic hub! Really nice not having to fuss with that inner bearing too.
 

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I'd just rather ride something more interesting. Once I put nicer bearings in my pro4, I thought it was a fantastic hub! Really nice not having to fuss with that inner bearing too.
I built up a set of wheels with Pro 4 hubs earlier this year. What do you consider nicer bearings that are a fantastic improvement over stock? Just wondering, so when I eventually need to replace mine, gives me an additional option.
 

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I'd rather be riding then messing with equipment so I guess boring is good.
Ill be the first to admit I hardly have a point here ;) The only hubs that have caused me grief and downtime are the junky koozers. So that factors into my opinion as well.

I still like and use bite hubs, they've been flawless for me. I get 54 poe out of the box on a cheap bitex that lasts (for me), so a 350 is less appealing on my end.
 

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I built up a set of wheels with Pro 4 hubs earlier this year. What do you consider nicer bearings that are a fantastic improvement over stock? Just wondering, so when I eventually need to replace mine, gives me an additional option.
Normal steel SKF's! I blew out my hope bearings in a season.

It sucked, but total replacement was cheap and easy. I doubt I'll be doing bearings again on them.
 

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They're just boring and I dont spend too much time on hubs. Your experience is pretty much the standard. Its my goto hub for riders who break everything and dont want to swing a king. It'll definitely work for whoever you're putting on it, for many years.

I'd just rather ride something more interesting. Once I put nicer bearings in my pro4, I thought it was a fantastic hub! Really nice not having to fuss with that inner bearing too.
Lol, same reason I've never run them, although I would like to some day. If they made a hub other than black they'd be on my bike.
But hope has never let me down so I stick with what I know.
 

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DT Swiss (prefer 240's with 36t star ratchets) or King for me... they last amazingly well with minimal maintenance.

I have a Koozer rear on my gravel/CX bike and it hasn't been a problem in ~2,400 miles since I acquired it (used on a bike).
 

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I'm running/ran them as well and they've been rocking solid. Easy to maintain, low rolling resistance, and relatively light weight. The only gripe that I have is with changing standards; they dont offer the 180 in 32H boost spacing. So, I just switched to i9 for my new build.


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I'm running/ran them as well and they've been rocking solid. Easy to maintain, low rolling resistance, and relatively light weight. The only gripe that I have is with changing standards; they dont offer the 180 in 32H boost spacing. So, I just switched to i9 for my new build.

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I converted my 180 hub to Boost.
 

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