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  1. #1
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    New Hub - Centerlock or 6 Bolt

    I am having a new wheel built. The rotor I am using is a ISO 6 bolt. I have a DT Swiss adaptor already.

    So, do I go centerlock or 6 bolt.

    What are the pros and cons of each?

    Thanks for the help.
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  2. #2
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    Nov 2004
    Centerlock is quick and easy to remove.

    6 bolt has a broader range of adjustment (use of spacers between the rotor and the hub).

    My favorite hubs only come in 6 bolt.

    Some argue that there are weight savings to be had.

  3. #3
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    As Will said...

    all of my favorite hubs only come in 6 bolt. But if you want the versatility to go either way, then go with the centerlock hub and use the adaptor if you are currently using 6 bolt rotors. If you don't ever plan on using brakes that use a centerlock then it's pretty much a waste of time. But if there might be a Shimano centerlock brake set in your future then it'd be worth it I suppose.

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