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Chris King ISO Disc Rear Hub

Average User Rating: (Spectacular)
Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

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Featured Review

“this is the one”

The Good: quality, easy service, long lasting, xd compatible

The Bad: you have to skip an anniversary present to buy them (but its worth it)

Overall Review:

IMO hands down the best hub ever. There is a reason why king has been in business so long and that is the attention to quality along with detail. I have been able to ride multiple hubs over the yrs and these are what I have stuck with all along. The easy servicing of the hubs to the actual customer service so far has been great. I rebuild these on my own because my kids could figure it out. True they are never the fastest to jump on a trend but every king owner knows eventually it will come. Now that they have come out with the xd driver there is no better set up for me. I have hopes on my dh bike, ive rode dt swiss 240s, and a couple other brands but the engagement of king always draws me back to my original hubs from my very first build.

We all know the unique sound of kings but that sound is engagement. I really like how they hold up when I need them the most when its coming off a high speed out to climbing some rocky or rooty stuff and I need that instant engagement basically. You will notice you are climbing through stuff you didnt before because of lag time, pullout of corners that much faster, and having a hub that simply lasts. They do take a while to break in and with any high end hub you are going to pay a pretty penny unless you pick them up used. I would definitely recommend these

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“Awesome hub!”

The Good: Have been running these for at least 7 years and have had them professionally serviced twice and I partially serviced them twice. They have been flawless. Near instant engagement and tough. they have seen a lot of miles in all conditions and I have no doubt they will be running smooth for years to come. Have been laced to 2 different rims and seen some hard riding including a bad landing that broke some spokes. Silver finish is still nice too.

The Bad: Kinda loud and once you have been running them it sucks to ride anything with lesser engagement.

Overall Review:

Great hubs that will last a long time if you take care of them.

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“is there any thing better then Chris King?”

The Good: theres to much to put here.....well lets start with 82 points of engagement (most dh hubs have between 24 and 36), witch makes for the best sound in the world . there so smooth you never have do do shit to keep them working they wont die, some would say "they just keep chugging" i would say they stay sprinting two years later there just as good as they were when they came out of the box.

The Bad: there not cheep.

Overall Review: theres a reason i have 3 sets of them.......

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Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

Specifications

Riding Type Cross Country, Trail, Freeride, Downhill, Dirt Jump / Urban
Hub Body Material Machined Aluminum
Cassette Body Material Aluminum or Stainless Steel
Axle/Spacing
Bearing Type Stainless Steel; Preloadable
Hole Count 32 or 36
Disc Mount Type Six-bolt International Standard
Colors Black, Gold, Green, Mango, Navy, Pewter, Pink, Red, and Silver
Weight

0 lb 11.9 oz (336 g)

Miscellaneous Patented Ring Drive system
Price $370.00
More Info Chris King website
Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry