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3/7/2010 2:27 PM

why does everone try to have the loudest hubs these days.
im thinking about packing my shit with greese,so then ill have the stealth bomber.

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3/7/2010 2:29 PM

i like loud hubs fro trails, sounds cool

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3/7/2010 2:31 PM

thats just the noobs who think it makes them cooler and better at riding if their hub is loud

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3/7/2010 2:31 PM

me too i like loud hubs when your manuling down a street and when your behind people they hear the hub and move

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3/7/2010 2:33 PM

I'd rather have a silent freecoaster. Silence is golden

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3/7/2010 2:36 PM

I like it loud that way i don't have to ruin my pokemon cards

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3/7/2010 2:38 PM

Easternbiker93 wrote:

I'd rather have a silent freecoaster. Silence is golden

yepp if its at night and your rding somewhere where you could get in trouble its good to have it quiet

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3/7/2010 2:49 PM

I don't know what's up with loud hubs either. I'd like to think my hazard v2 is pretty quiet and couldn't be happier with it. When I get on some of my friend's bikes who have the primo mix or shadow rant, I almost find myself listening to the hub more than focusing on riding. Distracting I swear...

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getskyhigh wrote:

me too i like loud hubs when your manuling down a street and when your behind people they hear the hub and move

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3/7/2010 3:06 PM

if your hauling ass down a street and all you hear is your tires, thats pretty sweet if you ask me

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3/7/2010 3:53 PM

carjakester wrote:

if your hauling ass down a street and all you hear is your tires, thats pretty sweet if you ask me

yeah dude
i wish my hub was quieter

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3/7/2010 3:57 PM

the reason people like loud hubs is because back in the ol days a loud hub was a good hub. this is not necessarily true these days.

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3/7/2010 4:00 PM

i like them loud

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3/7/2010 5:02 PM

SEANimal757 wrote:

I like it loud that way i don't have to ruin my pokemon cards

This..haha


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3/7/2010 5:37 PM

your friends will think your cool!
haha, but i like loud ones too, idk, its not true, but it makes you think its more solid and stronger, maybe its not, but you think it

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3/7/2010 5:39 PM

its personal preference... i love that sound, thats why im either getting a rant, wtp supreme, or an eclat... the little fags think its cool because they see it on someones bike and wanna copy 'em...

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FlowsSlow184 wrote:

I don't know what's up with loud hubs either. I'd like to think my hazard v2 is pretty quiet and couldn't be happier with it. When I get on some of my friend's bikes who have the primo mix or shadow rant, I almost find myself listening to the hub more than focusing on riding. Distracting I swear...

I like how loud the hazard v2 is,my bro has it, and my proper hub too. I don't know why people buy hubs just cause they're loud... just idiocy to me... But I hate not hearing ANYTHING though...

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3/7/2010 5:57 PM

kids that cant do tricks like loud hubs.. it takes their focus off of not being able to do tricks.. or somthing..jk..idk probly not..well maybe..loud hubs 4 lyfe yo

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3/7/2010 6:01 PM

i like to hear the hub so i can tell whether there is something wrong with my hub you know? but ya sometimes it gets annoying and it does sound cool just hearing the tires, my friend has a freecoaster so ya.

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3/7/2010 6:17 PM

only time i run a cassette is really when i do trails and i don,t care if its loud, i just like to be able to hear it, plus profile has good fast clean engagement and its loud, win win if you ask me.

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3/7/2010 6:20 PM
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a race company makes a hub called stealth its sick i think its 550 dollars for rear silent so they dont hear you coming and its an instant engage so theres no play in it

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a race company makes a hub called stealth its sick i think its 550 dollars for rear silent so they dont hear you coming and its an instant engage so theres no play in it

...pointless if you ask me...

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FlowsSlow184 wrote:

I don't know what's up with loud hubs either. I'd like to think my hazard v2 is pretty quiet and couldn't be happier with it. When I get on some of my friend's bikes who have the primo mix or shadow rant, I almost find myself listening to the hub more than focusing on riding. Distracting I swear...

cschmall wrote:

I like how loud the hazard v2 is,my bro has it, and my proper hub too. I don't know why people buy hubs just cause they're loud... just idiocy to me... But I hate not hearing ANYTHING though...

ya man i love my v2. i just got a new odyssey 1 peice driver and its completely silent lol

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thebmxerSS wrote:

a race company makes a hub called stealth its sick i think its 550 dollars for rear silent so they dont hear you coming and its an instant engage so theres no play in it

cschmall wrote:

...pointless if you ask me...

my friend had that hub!!!!!! it was so cool! I thought it was a freecoaster at first but it engaged right away and the pedals went backwards with it.

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3/7/2010 7:01 PM

posers need them so they can wheelie

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SEANimal757 wrote:

I like it loud that way i don't have to ruin my pokemon cards

haha

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3/8/2010 6:03 AM

thebmxerSS wrote:

a race company makes a hub called stealth its sick i think its 550 dollars for rear silent so they dont hear you coming and its an instant engage so theres no play in it

cschmall wrote:

...pointless if you ask me...

kingshawty12 wrote:

my friend had that hub!!!!!! it was so cool! I thought it was a freecoaster at first but it engaged right away and the pedals went backwards with it.

their wheelset cost 1000 dollars

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3/8/2010 6:20 AM
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thebmxerSS wrote:

a race company makes a hub called stealth its sick i think its 550 dollars for rear silent so they dont hear you coming and its an instant engage so theres no play in it

Terrible.


INSTANT engagement is the WORST thing unless you never go fakie. If you have instant engagement and try to go fakie you literally have to land pedaling backwards to not get thrown onto your back.


Regular hubs with a little delay are best, cause you can absorb some impact, THEN back pedal.




And what is the name of this company? I ask because George French is the only documented rider I have heard of to make a hub with instant engagement. My thoughts aim at Chris King, but they have a little play in them.

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3/8/2010 6:21 AM

i cant stand the people who degrease their hub to make it louder!
thats retarded!!!!!!!! if anything add grease!!!!!!

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3/8/2010 6:27 AM

im probably one of the few that has the primo mix and has it quiet im tired of fucking up my hubs

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