Here at Carbon BikeXtreme we wanted to match our unique next generation carbon bike rims, with the highest standards of hub, that suited a range of budgets. Our choice hubs are the Chris King R45, DTSwiss 350, and the Hope RS4. All three hubs are known for offering great build quality, reliability, durability, and robustness, coming in at relatively inexpensive prices.
Our ultimate lightweight, high performance choice of hub, weighing an incredible 226g for the rear and 102g for the front. Featuring their fast rolling stainless steel bearings, all designed and hand checked in-house by Chris King to ensure their world class high standards are met, before being added to aluminium hub shells. All with a standard 5 year Chris King warranty. Chris King R45 – Lightweight, precision masterpieces.
This hub is perfect for the rider looking for a high performance hub at a competitive price point. The 350 offers the same gold-standard manufacturing and design characteristics found in its higher end counterpart, the DTSwiss 240, but the 350 is available for a lot less money.DT Swiss – lightweight performance, long term reliability.
Maintain Hope’s legendary build and reliability qualities, paired with super smooth stainless steel bearings for durability, and when the time comes, they are easy to service. If you are looking for a hardy, lightweight, smooth running hub which can stand up to the UK’s unpredictable weather, these are the choice for you. Hope RS4 – Designed and made in Barnoldswick, Lancashire. Sapim CX Ray Spokes have proven themselves to be the best available for strength, corrosion resistance and light weight. We wouldn’t use anything else.