Both front and rear hubs offer reliability and solid performance with angular contact bearings for total efficiency. The rear hubs have a super quick 10° engagement for added speed and durability.
The third generation of Saint was developed under the “Pure Gravity” design philosophy with a clear focus on downhill speed. New Saint is dedicated to DH racing, new Saint enhances concentration and focus through seamless and stable bike control, new Saint accelerates and decelerates at Word cup levels.
Shimano Saint Front Hub 20mm M820 Features:
8/9/10-speed compatible rear hub.
Center Lock: For easy rotor interchangeability and a lighter hub shell.
One Piece Axle: Lightweight & Strong.
Angular contact bearings: Balances destructive loads from any direction.
Superior Sealing: Labyrinth and lip seals increase sealing.
Micro-ratchet: 10° engagement & added durability.
New, lighter construction front hub.
Buy Shimano Saint Front Hub 20mm M820 from Chain Reaction Cycles, the world's largest online bicycle store.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous I like the hub for dh but nothing eles
27 January 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Anonymous Flawed
Shimano hubs use a locking nut that always seems to come loose over time. When they do the hubs seize and you pretty much have to replace the hub. Another $100 down the drain. That's the second hub that's done this to me.
31 July 2012