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A quick lesson in bicycle hub design

Some details you might overlook when choosing a wheelset can make a world of difference in performance and ongoing maintenance. Spokes twisting, nipples loosening, rims warping are all possible problems that Keith Williams’ team encountered in the early days with their wheels. in this short video he explains the difference between straight pull hubs and high flange hubs, and sopme of the benefits and drawbacks of each.


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FSA's compact drop bars are very popular for a reason. All hand positions are easy to access, ideal for long days in the saddle.

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