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    Alchemist

    New lefty hubs

    Normal and with quick release

    New rear hub with a magnet sistem , no maiteinace

    New 26, 27,5 and 29er carbon rims , tub and clincher version

    ALCHEMIST | eliflap

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    Nice! Any pics of the rear hub's magnetic mechanism?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cdalemaniac View Post
    Nice! Any pics of the rear hub's magnetic mechanism?
    On their website. See link in the first post.

    That rear hub almost made me *** in my pants!

    That has to be the hottest thing on the market right now.


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    Wow! That stuff looks pretty awesome! Thanks Eliflap!

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    Quote Originally Posted by eliflap View Post
    Happy to be helpful
    Thank you very much.

    This is sure good inspiration for the next hubs I'm gonna make.

    They have basicly done what Kappius tried to do, with no drawbacks that I can think of, or at least without all the drawbacks Kappius has.


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    Same thinking i had ... Immediately compared Kappius to Alchemist ...

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    And they even cost less as well.

    I spent the last few minutes looking for flaws, and I sure can't see any besides the tabs instead of a full flange for the flanges.

    I at least can't seem to figure why they chose to use tabs??

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    I see tabs, and i think straight pull spokes ...
    But tabs are not made in this way, there is 90 degrees of difference ...

    Maybe , straight pull will be next step in next year ?

    Or maybe, only a weight saving design ?

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    I agree, I'd also expect them to be straight pull, if using tabs.

    The thing about making the hole circle for the spokes, work in pairs as they have done, is that they are a true pain to build. I made something of similar construction some 15 years ago, but decided against it, as the grand idea behind, was actually the same as you get with tabs and straight pull spokes.
    You pull the spokes up against each other, but then why not use straight pull?

    It could naturally be because straight pull spokes are hard to come by, so maybe it's not such a bad solution after all.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cdalemaniac View Post
    Nice! Any pics of the rear hub's magnetic mechanism?
    here a pic
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