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 Post subject: Re: Loudest freehub?
PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2013 5:23 am 
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el condor wrote:
Hügi (Swiss)-hubs not sure if they're still produced.


I used to run these back in the day on my MTB. It was them and White Industries at the time...Ringle was around, but they were more about fashion. If I'm not mistaken though the Hugis became DT Swiss.

It's funny how perceptions are different and there is a variation in how loud the freehub is across manufacturers. I've been accused on my team of running dry lube in my pawls. To my ears the loudest set I ever had was a set of DT240s on Edge 45s (Circa 2010), they vary in sound from an air raid siren to a diesel tractor. Here is a vid I did a couple of years ago. I jumped in to them with no load at speed.

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I just picked up the ENVE 6.7 SES w DT 240's and they are pretty loud.


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DT Swiss 240 IME.
Campagnolo Record is so smooth and silent.

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 Post subject: Re: Loudest freehub?
PostPosted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 6:30 pm 
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carbon2329 wrote:
I've used:

-DT Swiss 240
-Extralight
-Tune
-Mavic
-Campy
-Shimano

......DT was the loudest in my experience.


Very odd, I have two sets of lightweight standards III both campy set up with 240 hubs. One set is quiet and the other noisy. I personally like quiet. Loudest I've ever heard are Ritchey's

I've owned:
Easton
240s
Tune
Mavic
C4
Zipp 182
Ritchey

Ritchey by far the loudest with tune a distant 2nd.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:32 pm 
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Just listened to a Chris King on youtube just to see what you guys are talking about and damnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn... that has to be the most annoying sound I've ever heard. Who would want to hear that when riding a bike?? Why???


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Oswald wrote:
Just listened to a Chris King on youtube just to see what you guys are talking about and damnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn... that has to be the most annoying sound I've ever heard. Who would want to hear that when riding a bike?? Why???


That's the old chris king hubs. The newer r45 hubs are pretty quite.


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 Post subject: Re: Loudest freehub?
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Royce.......noisy. They are about the same as TUNE hubs. TBH they are actually annoying.
On long descents in big mountains they drive you crazy....lol.

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My Mavic carbon 40c wheels/hubs are damn near silent. I actually kind of like it.

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I lost track of this topic! I am now running Royce hubs on my race wheels and they are perfect!

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 02, 2013 11:43 am 
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Aren't Hope hubs loud as well?


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Hmm. Nothing I've found can match the sound my 1997 Camapgnolo Mirage made.

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 Post subject: Re: Loudest freehub?
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Once when I was younger, and not so bright, I broke the little metalring/spring, keeping the teeths from being "inactive", in the hub of my Shamal Ultra's. I made a new one from a paperclip...
The noise was insane. The chain was getting sloppy when freewheeling, and when the bike was in the repairstand, the crank would simply just roll with it, like a track hub. I bought a new original ring from a local dealer later that week.
Does anyone remember the brand Gravity-zero? They had some dead silent freehubs on their wheels.


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DT 240 with 36 teeth ratchet and oil insted of grease in this configuration is the loudest hub i've ever had.


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Bought a new R45, very quiet.

Loudest I own Tune Mag 170. DT 240 not far behind. Dura Ace hub ... stealth


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