Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:18 pm
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED
- Avatars cannot be uploaded ✔ FIXED

Please note that we will soon do some changes in WW board template design in case to get a fully mobile/desktop responsiveness board!
If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2012 6:44 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 31, 2007 10:32 pm
Posts: 8351
Location: Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California
Hello -

I'm wondering if anyone here in the CX world can offer some advice & insight into some hub options I'm staring at. The frame has 135mm rear spacing, horizontal drop outs. I intend to run an SS setup, and there are no disc tabs, so I'd rather avoid a disc hub and be penalized the weight of the disc mounts on the hub.

These two hubs are "light enough"
Tune 180?
American Classic MTB 210 rear? (Hard to find though)

Paul W.O.R.D. - The only problem with this is that the chainline is way out at 50mm, which forces me to run a MTB crankset to get that chainline. And it's threaded only which limits my gear choices.

Any others I'm not aware of?
Would a normal freehub type hub be strong enough for SS use? I've heard arguments on both sides: "Yes it will be fine" and on the other side, "a single speed will need a stronger wheel build, so the flanges need to be spaced as far wide as possible, so stick with an SS hub"

I could really use some advice/insights here. Off-road isn't my forté.

Other useful bits that may help you help me:
+152lbs this morning
+Intentions of training on steep fire-roads and some not-too-technical singletrack.
+Weight matters, but so does price. Spending more than $300USD on a single hub is not a consideration for this build.

_________________
Exp001 || Other projects in the works.


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2012 11:14 pm 
Offline
in the industry
User avatar

Joined: Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:38 pm
Posts: 94
Location: Brighton, UK
White Industries Standard ENO is available as a 135mm non disc single speed or flip flop.

http://www.whiteind.com/rearhubs/singlespeedhubs.html

_________________
Strada Hand Built Wheels
http://www.stradawheels.co.uk


Top
   
Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2012 11:14 pm 


Top
   
 
PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2012 11:28 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 31, 2007 10:32 pm
Posts: 8351
Location: Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California
Thanks

But I don't need the ENO, already have horizontal dropouts on this frame and the WI Eno Hubs are really heavy. The weight of one is basically the equivalent of potential front & rear combinations.
So I'm not really considering the WI Eno hubs.

_________________
Exp001 || Other projects in the works.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:19 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Sep 05, 2009 11:20 am
Posts: 1435
A normal freehub build will be totally fine for CX. I mean if they are good for MTBing they are more than adequate for SSCX.

For my SSCX I'm just using a 135mm Surly SS hub, somewhat heavy if I remember but its just a cheap fun build.

_________________
"Step forward the climber and all those who worship at the altar of lightness" - R. Millar


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 11:38 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Jun 30, 2007 9:53 am
Posts: 336
I use standard freehubs for XC MTB and have no problems, just use a wide based sprocket.

_________________
My 2008 Scott Scale.


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 2:46 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Nov 30, 2002 4:49 am
Posts: 1903
The Chris King one isn't too heavy, and has room to modify the chainline with spacer placement

_________________
Success is how far you you bounce back up after being knocked down


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 9:51 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jan 26, 2006 6:01 pm
Posts: 1698
The regular WI eno hub is not the same as the eccentric eno. It just has bolt on ends and accepts freewheels. The WI freewheels are the best out there.

I'd get a Chris King with fun bolts. They aren't heavy, come with a very nice 18T cog, you can adjust chainline with spacers, and can change gearing quickly. They are also well sealed, durable, and have fast engagement (which is a nice bonus for SS riding).


Top
   
Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 9:51 pm 


Top
   
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Need suggestions for disc rear hub please & options not found

in Road

MichaelB

3

218

Fri Aug 05, 2016 5:06 pm

savechief View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. TT shifter options

in Road

Kermithimself

2

181

Mon Jul 04, 2016 8:33 am

Kermithimself View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. XC wheel options

in MTB

teakay

2

566

Fri Dec 02, 2016 6:23 am

michel2 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Converting a 10 sd RZR to 11 spd options?

in Road

kode54

6

356

Tue Nov 15, 2016 5:17 am

rcb78 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Light 2x Chainset options

in Cyclocross / Gravel / Touring

Asymptotic

4

306

Fri Feb 05, 2016 8:42 am

Marin View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited