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 Post subject: DT Swiss or Chris King
PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 7:57 pm 
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I am looking at a new set of Enve 3.4 clinchers... there is a choice of hubs; DT Swiss 240 or Chris King R45... does anyone have an opinion on which to choose?

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Anthony


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CK for sex appeal.

Both are excellent, but CK is more bling.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 1:06 am 
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CK if those are your choices.. personally I'm going Alchemy for my front hub and will be using a power tap for my rear... otherwise I would go alchemy again.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 12:50 pm 
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Chris king hubs... seriously not worth the *f##k* trouble. They sure are colourful though

You can service a DT swiss hub with your hands and a rag.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:26 pm 
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that looks like surgery. nice take apart.

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Both hubs are solid choices. As mentioned the Kings have the bling factor, but the DTs are soo much easier to service.

I'd pick the Kings if I was trying to build a colorful "out there" wheelset, but aside from that I think the DTs are a more practical choice.

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DT swiss 240s is no bullshit. Never got the CK thing. Leave the ano parts in the 90's.

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I like that Klien. Nothing wrong with anodised parts but DT Swiss hubs are a better proposition. In the UK they are cheaper too.

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