Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous Good hub.
Bought the 36h silver version of this baby and laced it with DT Competitions on a Mavic A119 rim, all silver. Bombproof training/all-road rear wheel for 80 euros with a retro feel to it.
The hub itself feels pretty solid and spins with very little resistance, you can tell it's a quality product. I've done some 200km of training this week with it and so far everything has been going great. I think for the price this hub is on a sweet spot: Better than the Tiagra and the Sora ones, yet half the price of an Ultegra rear hub. You can't really go wrong with this.
12 December 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous long lasting bearings great value
switched to these from the tiagra hubs I normally use and they are well worth the extra money.
You can tell the bearings/cups are of higher quality because they can be set quite tight but still roll very smoothly unlike the tiagras that only roll as well when they are set less tight. I almost never adjust my 105 hub bearings but the tiagra especially as it got older required occasional bearing adjustments
This is my second 105 hub and being a london bicycle courier doing about 300miles a week I can say that the bearings definitely last longer than tiagra ones. I have only built shimano hub wheels so cannot compare them to other brands
13 August 2012
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