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  1. #1
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    quality QUIET rear hub....

    i have a couple of high end hubs between 2 bikes. the Hadley is awesome, the Hope is fine, both are loud the Hope intolerably so.

    is there a high quality relatively quiet hub out there, and i'm not talking Precision Stealth hubs. yes i'm sure they are excellent, would love one, but i can't afford that.

    thanks in advance.

  2. #2
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    DT 350 is quiet enough and once you notice it, it's time to pop it open clean and grease.

  3. #3
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    Shimano XTR.

    As quiet as can be, reliable and roughly the same price / weight ratio as Hope or similar. The titanium freehub body is awesome: say goodbuy to ever worsening cassette imprints that plague alu bodies. Maybe a bit dull in appearance, but that's for you to decide. Also centrelock is the only disc interface option.

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    American Classic hubs are also quiet, but the poe isn't anything to write home about.
    Tire Design & Development Engineer. The opinions expressed in this forum are solely my own.

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    American Classic and Shimano XT and XTR are quiet as mentioned already. The DT's are fairly quiet as well.

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