DT Swiss or Chris King

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by anthony2231

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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by MajorMantra

CK for sex appeal.

Both are excellent, but CK is more bling.

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by spdntrxi

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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by Tokyo Drifter


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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by kode54

that looks like surgery. nice take apart.
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by Zen Cyclery

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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by petepeterson

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


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by bm0p700f

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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