Technical Stuff — Zelvy

Invest in hubs, and here's why.

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Invest in hubs, and here's why.

We've been doing this bike wheels thing for a while now, and there's one constant .... hubs are an investment. Buy wisely, and buy once. A good set of hubs will last several sets of rims. We recommend spending at least as much on hubs as the rest of the wheelset. Why? Aren't the rims the core of a wheelset? As we see it, rims are somewhat consumable. Certainly in the case of rim brake rims, as wear on the brake tracks will one day compromise rim integrity, and they'll need to be replaced. With the emergence of disc brakes...

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