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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Nagle View Post
    I got a spacer or shim from Bike Hub Store which took up this space, if I understand you correctly. The fellow there will know exactly what you need.
    Yep, hubs should have a shim/spacer on them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by watts888 View Post
    Going to grab some of these hubs for a WTB asym i29 build, but unfortunately I'm stuck with QR dropouts. Since it's a hardtail, I'll probably go with standard QR dropouts in back, but can't help but wonder if I should go with the 9mm thru-axle up front or one of the 15mm to 9mm QR axle adapters linked to previously. Main concern is clamping down the QR and preloading the cartridge bearings. I looked at the bitex website, and it looks like the axle ends are locked down to prevent side compression when clamping with a QR.
    They do 9x100 and 10x135 thru axles now, you just have to ask. I have them on my cross bike and I highly recommend them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Nagle View Post
    I got a spacer or shim from Bike Hub Store which took up this space, if I understand you correctly. The fellow there will know exactly what you need.

    I had a pair of 29" Stan's Flows built on these hubs in spring, and so far they have been fine. They seem plenty smooth and free-spinning. They have a solid "feel" and sound, but are nice and quiet. I can tell a King hub from fifty yards away, by the annoying buzz. I am very happy with my Bike Hub Store hubs.
    This. I actually forgot to put the spacer on the first time I put the cassette on, had a lot of play as well. Put the spacer on and fixed the issue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rusty904 View Post
    They do 9x100 and 10x135 thru axles now, you just have to ask. I have them on my cross bike and I highly recommend them.
    I ended up getting QR in back and the 9mmx100mm front thru-bolt front hub. Now I just need to get a through bolt that doesn't cost as much as the hub. Really wish BHS sold one. Hard to find the DT Swiss through bolt for less than $45.
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    Quote Originally Posted by watts888 View Post
    Hard to find the DT Swiss through bolt for less than $45.
    Hadley Thru bolts are around $30 and I'm sure you could find something on the line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 06HokieMTB View Post
    The flange spacing is wider – new mold. It’s not accomplished by axles/endcaps. Now, on the front – they’re still working on this. The temporary solution is 15x110mm end caps for the MTB180
    Has anyone found these 15x110 end caps? I don't see them on their website.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GTR-33 View Post
    Hadley Thru bolts are around $30 and I'm sure you could find something on the line.
    I just bought a Sixpack Racing Nailer 2 10x135 thru bolt, there don't seem to be many options in that size.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shenvatele View Post
    Has anyone found these 15x110 end caps? I don't see them on their website.
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    Thanks for the heads up on these hubs, very pleased with the feel and quality, especially for the cash. Laced up great, and feel 10x better than the stock Spec hi/lo hubs they replaced. Lighter too! Wound up at 1850g with wheelsmith db14 spokes and Roval alloy fattie 650b 30mm ID rims.






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    Quote Originally Posted by shenvatele View Post
    Has anyone found these 15x110 end caps? I don't see them on their website.
    as far as I know they only have 20mm axle end caps in the 110mm width. You might need to call and confirm.

    just took mine out for the maiden ride the other day installed by l-b on a set of their 38mm 650b cf rims and the new e*13 9-42t cassette.

    Initially very, very impressed ...

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    MTB270, 40 Sapim Race spokes, 40 brass nipples. 10% off comes out to $139!
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    20x20 on MTN wheels? Taco special?

    Quote Originally Posted by Krigloch View Post
    MTB270, 40 Sapim Race spokes, 40 brass nipples. 10% off comes out to $139!

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    just doing the rear wheel for now. ordered extras for the hell of it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Krigloch View Post
    just doing the rear wheel for now. ordered extras for the hell of it
    Smart man. I do the same thing!!

    Built up my 2nd set of these hubs a few weeks ago. Running good. Just last night I installed the XD driver (had the hubs ship with standard 9/10 driver). So easy. Took 10 minutes. Loving the versatility of these. And inside the hub is so simple. Can't wait to get more miles on em.

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    @Erock503 Oh my!! Just exactly in my case, but a 29er. I own the very same roval with hi bye hub and wanting to try higher poe but 24h f /28h r hub is a pain to find replacement with. I'm considering hard to buy BHS hubs to relace with the roval rims. I think Im gonna give it a go! Hope it had worked well for you.

    P.S. I realised you were the one recommended me these. Cheers mate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Culwen View Post
    @Erock503 Oh my!! Just exactly in my case, but a 29er. I own the very same roval with hi bye hub and wanting to try higher poe but 24h f /28h r hub is a pain to find replacement with. I'm considering hard to buy BHS hubs to relace with the roval rims. I think Im gonna give it a go! Hope it had worked well for you.

    P.S. I realised you were the one recommended me these. Cheers mate.

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    Looks like its not up on their website, I emailed them with questions...

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    About 500 miles in on these hubs and zero problems. Has anyone had any problems yet? Particularly with heavy use? I am considering using these on my next wheel build for my downhill bike.

    I currently thrash the pizz out of them on my trail bike and zero problems, so I am hopeful it'll be a good move for the dedicated lift bike as well. Thoughts?

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    I'll be doing a 190mm fat hub in 29+ wheels. I weigh about 250, so if anyone's going to hurt one, it'll be me.

    I'll keep everyone posted. I'm not expecting any problems.
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    Looking at building my first wheelset and I think I have narrowed it down to BHS hubs and WTB frequency I25 rims for my SB66, anyone have advice on spoke length? DT, sapim, or wheelsmith? I am trying to use the spoke calculator but I have got something different everytime I put them in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Olie12 View Post
    Looking at building my first wheelset and I think I have narrowed it down to BHS hubs and WTB frequency I25 rims for my SB66, anyone have advice on spoke length? DT, sapim, or wheelsmith? I am trying to use the spoke calculator but I have got something different everytime I put them in.
    Ha, that's exactly what I built (assuming 26".) Got Sapim Lasers, can't tell you exactly what lengths where but from the invoice it looks like I ordered 35x258, 18x260, and 18x262.
    Built up fine, thought it was only my second wheelset build so I probably wouldn't know if spoke length was less than ideal unless something was obviously wrong.

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    Just popped in to say mine are going great. In the process of swapping over to another frame going from 15 to 20mm in the front and QR to 12 x 142mm in the rear. So simple and easy.

    Awesome customer service, great product, low price. Can't seem to go wrong here.


    Quote Originally Posted by TheUnknownRider View Post
    as far as I know they only have 20mm axle end caps in the 110mm width. You might need to call and confirm.

    just took mine out for the maiden ride the other day installed by l-b on a set of their 38mm 650b cf rims and the new e*13 9-42t cassette.

    Initially very, very impressed ...

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    Oh, and here's a video on how to swap from QR to 12x142 rear hub axle in case anyone ever needs it

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=blZzf12udNA

    Whatever you do, don't lose or forget to replace the small spacer/washer between the drive hub and the wheel hub!

    I didn't even gave to remove the (XD) cassette from the hub when doing my rear axle conversion. That's how easy it was.
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    I joined the party with the 180 & 270 hubs in ano blue for my new ride and will get some riding in once all assoc goodies come for the project.

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    I'm still so happy w/ these hubs on my cross bike. Just perfect.
    Light, cheap, work well.

    So I wanted some for the fat bike but BHS isn't there yet w/ the 177 hubs.
    Had to go Salsa. Sigh.... so sad. And heavy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Chicken Bones View Post
    As they wear, their sound gets louder.
    Still isn't as bad as a Hope, but I dropped some grease in this eve to hopefully quiet it down a bit.

    Just an FYI for the new buyers.
    Had the same experience. When I recently did the axle conversion I packed the ratchet and pawls with fresh grease. It's as quiet as a mouse now. I'm sure it'll come back eventually, but if/when it does I'll just pull the drive hub to rinse and repeat again with fresh grease.

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    Weird. Of the two MTB270's I'm currently running, the older one is quieter.

    And I'd recommend that you don't use grease. I'd recommend that you get some Phil's Tenacious Oil. Clean everything (WD40 is a great solvent, but don't spray so much that you wash out the bearings!) and then add just a couple drops of Phil's... maybe one small drop on each pawl.
    I like 'em long, low, slack and playful

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    Don't have a ton of miles on mine but so far so good.
    Sound doesn't bother me at all. I'd actually like them to be louder. haha
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    It doesn't get that cold here (80*F now) and as long as it (Park Polylube 1000, not super thick) doesn't get sticky of gummy I'm having difficulty seeing how it can hurt? Some manufacturers don't recommend it (DT Swiss), but other people have used it successfully.

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    Ive used whatever happens to be hanging around the garage at the time for my bhs hubs, for the pawls.

    Everything from marine grease, weird thick marine grease, super thin grease, normal bearing grease, synthetic grease, 5wt suspension oil, 5w40 engine oil. wd40 once, for a ride.

    ... it all works. They're so not picky its amazing. Just dont go crazy and pack the thing full of any grease. Just a thin coat and you're good.

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    I think the grease type won't make a big difference.
    NFBD at all.
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    Not an inexperienced kid and will take my chances. Rode like a champ today. If it starts to have issues I'll know where to start making changes. Worst case new parts or hub, so nbfd to me.
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    Experienced and extensive?
    Well... Shut the front door.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Chicken Bones View Post
    Experienced and extensive?
    Well... Shut the front door.
    yup, yup shut the front door!!

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    I use Phil's Tenacious oil on the freehubs in Hope and BHS hubs. Works fine in both.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Chicken Bones View Post
    Experienced and extensive?
    Well... Shut the front door.
    Let me get my walker through first ... shuffle, shuffle, shuffle ...

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    What are the odds that we'll get Sram Torque cap compatibility on the front hubs.... I hear the Hope ones are due any day now

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    Send Brandon an e mail. He'll answer you.
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    So these have a high engagement? I am super curious about them. I have a DT 240s rear and a Hugi FR front on my current wheels. I want to build a new set with spank hoops that are for trail and all mountain use. Will these hold up to the abuse?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pedals On View Post
    So these have a high engagement? I am super curious about them. I have a DT 240s rear and a Hugi FR front on my current wheels. I want to build a new set with spank hoops that are for trail and all mountain use. Will these hold up to the abuse?
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    I'd have to say yes also. They have high engagement, are mostly stout for hard work, and bomber for plenty of it.
    They are way light (can't remember my original post, very close to the 240 weights) and easy to change to some different standards.
    I see no reason you won't be happy w/ em.
    Get em. Ride em. If they blow up somehow bizarre- please let us know.

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    So has anybody built a set with these hubs and 29" WTB Aysm i29s? I am curious what you used for your spoke lengths. I did my calculations for the rear hub last night, I want to make sure I am doing it right. I got 292mm on both sides

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    I will be building a 29" WTB Asym I29 wheelset for my co-work next week. For the rear we bought 292 NDS and 291 DS to go with Sapim force and 14mm sapim polyax nipple. 292 will work too but 291 is a better fit with spoke stretch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ckspeed View Post
    I will be building a 29" WTB Asym I29 wheelset for my co-work next week. For the rear we bought 292 NDS and 291 DS to go with Sapim force and 14mm sapim polyax nipple. 292 will work too but 291 is a better fit with spoke stretch.
    awesome thanks. Better to be a little shorter than too long. What did you go with for the front?

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    292mm for the front on American classic iso hub 15x100.
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    gotcha, thanks. That hub is probably a little different than the BHS, but 292 seems pretty close. I will measure either way.

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    I've been using them hard for a year with no major problems. Each time I install the rear wheel I make sure the two axle halves are snug, otherwise there can be lateral play which you'll notice as brake disk rub or poor shifting. I built mine up with 28h LB 38mm 29er rims and Sapim Race spokes. I recently broke one rear NDS spoke at the elbow, which is very unusual for me, not sure of the cause (I've had a number of good crashes, though). I don't have much experience with the Sapims and may go back to DT Comps for future builds.

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    BHS front has 2 different PCD, 58mm NDS and 45mm DS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by David Mackintosh View Post
    I've been using them hard for a year with no major problems. Each time I install the rear wheel I make sure the two axle halves are snug, otherwise there can be lateral play which you'll notice as brake disk rub or poor shifting. I built mine up with 28h LB 38mm 29er rims and Sapim Race spokes. I recently broke one rear NDS spoke at the elbow, which is very unusual for me, not sure of the cause (I've had a number of good crashes, though). I don't have much experience with the Sapims and may go back to DT Comps for future builds.
    I have good luck using Sapim Force spokes. Not the lightest spokes, but im not skinny either. Its easier for me to drop pounds on myself than it is the bike lol. I tend to lean towards durability over weight.

    Quote Originally Posted by ckspeed View Post
    BHS front has 2 different PCD, 58mm NDS and 45mm DS.
    yes, you are correct.

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    Can anybody measure or name the length of the freehub? I couldn't find anything and I'm still not sure, if a 11s road cassette will fit on the mtb270.

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    I believe it will. I'll measure it when I get home.

    I have to use a shim to put a 10 and 11 speed mtb cassette on there.
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    I can if you tell me exactly where to measure from. I have a set of calipers at home.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NYrr496 View Post
    I believe it will. I'll measure it when I get home.

    I have to use a shim to put a 10 and 11 speed mtb cassette on there.
    Yep, i use the shim that they give you with the hub for my 10 spd

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    Bitex : MTB hub,BMX hub,SHOW hub,FOLDING hub,CHILD hub, Wheelchair hub

    The difference between 42.6mm and 5.85mm = 36.75mm = 1.447"
    Thats the length, which is needed.

    Non 11s road hubs should have a length of ~34.95mm = 1.376"

    Here's a better comparison:
    11-Speed Road Bike Hubs Versus 10-Speed - Tech Breakdown - Bikerumor

    upper side: 11s road
    lower side: 10s road / 11s mtb

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    Bitex now has stainless inserts for their freehubs. They also have steel and titanium freehub bodies!

    This is straight from bitex, but bhs carries the brand. Hopefully we'll see them start offering these pretty soon.

    High engagement, good bearings, and a titanium freehub body sounds like it might leave a big impression in the market.

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    Nice!
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    This is turning out to be great news all arround.

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    Not only are they making steel and titanium freehub bodies, they have one where all six pawls work together instead of two sets of three.
    Probably half the engagement but heavy duty!
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    Nope- Mine are laced to WTB KOM. Couldn't help anyway, no idea on spoke length.
    I'd be guessing at best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by One Pivot View Post
    High engagement, good bearings, and a titanium freehub body sounds like it might leave a big impression in the market.
    sounds like WI xmr hubs.
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    so for spoke lengths I need 291. Wheel pro says 291.1, 290.8. Cant find any 291, only 290 and 292. Round down right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NYrr496 View Post
    I believe it will. I'll measure it when I get home.

    I have to use a shim to put a 10 and 11 speed mtb cassette on there.
    Quote Originally Posted by ckspeed View Post
    I will be building a 29" WTB Asym I29 wheelset for my co-work next week. For the rear we bought 292 NDS and 291 DS to go with Sapim force and 14mm sapim polyax nipple. 292 will work too but 291 is a better fit with spoke stretch.
    where did you get the sapim force 291? I can only find it in 290 and 292

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    I almost always round up but I'm heavy so I like it when the spokes poke out the back of the nipples by a thread or two.
    I'd go 292 on that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gregers05 View Post
    where did you get the sapim force 291? I can only find it in 290 and 292
    We ordered 292s from thorusa.com and call them to cut 17 of the 292 to 291mm, no charge like bikehubstore.com. Like I mentioned before, 292mm will worked, just going to stick out of the nipple head about .5mm.
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    Spokes poking out the back of the nipple?
    Now that's funny for me. I've always rounded shorter. Laced up plenty of wheels.
    Certainly no pro but have built plenty.
    Then this spring I pull the carbon rimmed SS off the hooks for a desert trip. 4 broken spokes!
    Weird. Figured something must have fallen against it in out little home.
    Nope- after pulling the tape off during the repair I found several little bits of the nipple collar. All mushed up, sometimes like a little taco.

    Now I get it. As usual- all the knowledge of others is useless to me. I had to wait for broken nips to learn this lesson.
    Yes- spoke should just reach ta the end of the nipple. Well- esp if you're running alloy nips.
    Was told by one of the pros in that lacing world that it's not an issue with brass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ckspeed View Post
    We ordered 292s from thorusa.com and call them to cut 17 of the 292 to 291mm, no charge like bikehubstore.com. Like I mentioned before, 292mm will worked, just going to stick out of the nipple head about .5mm.
    Cool, thorusa is my go to spoke place

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    Quote Originally Posted by ckspeed View Post
    We ordered 292s from thorusa.com and call them to cut 17 of the 292 to 291mm, no charge like bikehubstore.com. Like I mentioned before, 292mm will worked, just going to stick out of the nipple head about .5mm.


    Just sent them an email, this is the response I got:


    sorry
    only come in even sizes ... one mm difference makes no difference in a wheelbuild.... just round up or down depending on the measurement you got

    even if we cut there is always a plus minus of 1 mm Smile

    Thanks Thor

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    Guess I will do 292 instead

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    I'll find out tomorrow evening if they really cut to 291 that my coworker called in for.
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    I buy spokes from a guy on line that cuts to any whole number.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NYrr496 View Post
    I buy spokes from a guy on line that cuts to any whole number.
    does he have a website you can share?

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    cool thanks

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    Has anyone tried the new Bitex BX106R sold on BHS? I am considering them because of the centerlock interface. They are lighter than the 270s, dont know about the internals though. Engagement? Durability? If anyone has tried it, would you mind sharing your impressions?

    This is a link to the hub on the bhs website.
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    Quote Originally Posted by abelfonseca View Post
    Has anyone tried the new Bitex BX106R sold on BHS? I am considering them because of the centerlock interface. They are lighter than the 270s, dont know about the internals though. Engagement? Durability? If anyone has tried it, would you mind sharing your impressions?

    This is a link to the hub on the bhs website.
    Bitex BX106R Rear Center Lock Disc Hub

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    Quote Originally Posted by ckspeed View Post
    We ordered 292s from thorusa.com and call them to cut 17 of the 292 to 291mm, no charge like bikehubstore.com. Like I mentioned before, 292mm will worked, just going to stick out of the nipple head about .5mm.
    Which nipples allow the spoke to protrude out the top?

    I just tried to do a wheel build with Sapim D-Light spokes and Sapim hex head nipples. I was planning on having the spokes protrude out the back of the nipple by about 1mm on one side. I was shocked to find out that the spoke "bottoms out" at the very top of the hex head nipples. I know it's not the spoke, because on the D-Light spokes the butting starts immediately behind the threads. I actually rounded up because I had heard that Sapim spokes could be threaded all the way through.

    I'm thinking of getting Sapim or Wheelsmith double-square nipples for my next build. They have a longer than normal threads, and should allow spokes to be slightly longer and still fully engage.


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    Has anyone paired these with 29" WTB ST i25? These are the measurements I came up with on spoke length with a ERD of 603 on the WTB rims.

    Front :
    Left spoke length: 291.2
    Right spoke length: 294.5
    Rear :
    Left spoke length: 292.3
    Right spoke length: 291

    Thinking of going with all 292 on the rear | 16 - 292 and 16 -294 on the front. All Sapim Race with 12mm brass polyax nipples.

    (appreciate any help... I am new to wheel building)

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    I got an email reply from Brandon and he liked my measurements. I guess I am just wondering if you guys, based upon experience with the weird flange size differences on the front hub, think my rounding will work?

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    It'll work fine.
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    Does anyone know if the axle caps/conversion caps on the BHS hubs are interchangeable with Stan's? I just got a new bike and it has ZTR crests 15mm & 12x142 but I want to swap my BHS/Freq i23 set onto the new bike, and put the crests on the old bike which is QR. I know the caps from my old Mavics worked on another brand I had for a short time, can't recall which brand.
    I have the BHS adapters and Stan's front QR caps, but trying to avoid having to order a Stan's rear adapter kit for $30+.

    Edit: They are not interchangeable, looks like I'm buying the QR axle.
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    What is the POE of the BHS MTB270 hub?

    I'm building a new wheelset and am curious if this one is more than my stans 3.30 12x142 hub.

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    It's been a while since I posted on these hubs.
    But I don't know the answer to your question.
    I guess I'd put them about the same as my DT 240s hubs. (engaged every 20 degrees, 18 teeth) maybe a bit better than that. Not much.
    Certainly not those insanely noisy and annoying torch hubs.

    Oh- and speaking of POE- Anyone see an Onyx hub? Seems like instant POE.

    I still love these hubs.
    Cheap, light, and seemingly bomb proof.

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    You can rotate the wheel 360* and count how many clicks there are in a complete rotation. Be sure to use the wheel and not the crank.


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    Quote Originally Posted by kikoraa View Post
    what is the poe of the bhs mtb270 hub?

    I'm building a new wheelset and am curious if this one is more than my stans 3.30 12x142 hub.
    54 poe
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    Awesome. Significantly more than my stans 3.30.

    Is it a loud hub? Like bees?


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    na, it's not super loud.
    Im happy with mine for sure
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    Quote Originally Posted by kikoraa View Post
    Awesome. Significantly more than my stans 3.30.

    Is it a loud hub? Like bees?


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    It's also not total junk like a Stan's hub.
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    It's louder than some, and not nearly as loud as a King, Hope, or annoying i9 Torch.
    Have I already overstated how annoying a Torch is to be near?

    Sorry!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kikoraa View Post
    Is it a loud hub? Like bees?
    I'd say it's a medium sound on the clicky scale. it's nothing like I9's, but not silent like others. somewhere in the middle.

    I'd check youtube for videos if your still curious.
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    It's loud enough that I can back pedal to get hikers to hear me coming. Not nearly loud enough to be annoying while coasting. I don't notice it when I'm in the groove of a fun trail.

    Similar to a dt hub I suppose, but almost 3 times faster engagement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NYrr496 View Post
    It's also not total junk like a Stan's hub.
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    I have yet to kill a MTB270

    (Knock on wood)

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    Yeah.. I have a Hope Pro4 on my bike and my son is on a BHS. He digs that it sounds like mine but a little quieter and slightly higher pitched.

    My 20" wheeled Dahon folder that I commute on has a BHS hub on the rear wheel. That thing buzzes cool as hell when I coast really fast.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 06HokieMTB View Post
    I have yet to kill a MTB270

    (Knock on wood)
    How many and how long?


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    I sold about 100 myself. I saw zero come back and was never asked for pawl or fhb replacements.

    I haven't seen a broken one posted. I'm sure someone has to have destroyed one by now, but failure isn't common, and there's so many of us on them now.

    I stopped selling them years ago, so it's not like I have anything to gain. They're just solid.

    In short, expect thousands of miles.

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    Does anyone have any pics of the blue hubs? I want to see how it matches up with my bike but the picture on the sight looks more purple.


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    Quote Originally Posted by kikoraa View Post
    Does anyone have any pics of the blue hubs? I want to see how it matches up with my bike but the picture on the sight looks more purple.
    hope these help.

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    Damn. THose blue hubs are way better in your shots.
    Thanks for taking the time to post them.

    And for the record- these hubs are still great.
    Back when I started this post- I said I'd post updates. There aren't any. They just work, all the time.

    As someone above said- if there were issues w/ these? We'd know it by now.
    To me, this question is solved. Need a good light cheap hub? Get these.

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    I agree that these are great hubs. The guys in the bike shop here were intrigued by them when I brought them by. Said they looked legit. I have been running them for over a month now. No complaints.

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