Campagnolo Mirage Front Hub Hubs

2.5/5 (6 Reviews)

Product Description

  • O.L.D.: 100 mm
  • Holes: 32 / 36
  • Sealed Bearings

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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:2
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by david comeau a Commuter

    Date Reviewed: June 27, 2008

    Strengths:    light, short term value. Gives someone with not a lot of cash to spend campy bragging rights.

    Weaknesses:    cheap feel, crappy performance and expensive for what you get.

    Bottom Line:   
    I have owned Dura Ace, Ultegra, record, etc.

    I was convinced Mirage was better than Ultegra and 105 since the shifting was more precise and actually faster. After 1 year of riding the shifting is ok at best. the levers are staring to feel cheap and the chain gets caught between the two front chainrings!. THe wheeels warp easily on crappy Toronto roads. I hve tuned this grouppo constantly to no avail. I am somewhat dissapointed. the weight is nicebut porformance is not even on par with Tiagra. Save your money Campy is just not a good value unless you own Chorus, record. For the price of Chorus you can have DA...enough said

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    Favorite Ride:   everywhere

    Price Paid:    $600.00

    Purchased At:   In toronto

    Similar Products Used:   Tiagra,

    Bike Setup:   Orbea Onix carbon

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by windinhair a Road Racer

    Date Reviewed: July 7, 2003

    Strengths:    read above, I think these cheap hubs are great if you care for them

    Weaknesses:    as above

    Bottom Line:   
    I use these hubs on my training wheels and they have been great. I hear all these complaints that they become gritty and what not. You have to take care of your hubs. I changed the grease every 2 months, and these hubs have lasted over 2 1/2 years! (thats great for economy hubs for training 6 days a week). Also, people don't check their hubs for play and adjust them properly. I do a whole bike check every week, and it pays, my bike has lasted so long, and stays strong. In addition, people use crappy grease, you have to use high qaulity grease products.

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    Purchased At:   Bike shop

    Overall Rating:3
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by gbracken a Road Racer from Ireland

    Date Reviewed: May 29, 2002

    Strengths:    cheap

    Weaknesses:    poor resistance to water and grit

    Bottom Line:   
    good cheap set of hubs, but they do become gritty after a while requiring some grease.

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    Similar Products Used:   mavic cosmos

    Bike Setup:   olmo regal, mirage groupset,

    Overall Rating:3
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by Daniel a Recreational Rider from Wheat Ridge, CO USA

    Date Reviewed: January 24, 2001

    Strengths:    appearance

    Weaknesses:    quality is suspect

    Bottom Line:   
    This hub is already gritty and scratchy after only a few hundred miles. Its not a major problem yet, but it simply is not spinning as smoothly as it should. I like Campy and would love to have some Nucleons, but they are too pricey. I was able to get a screaming deal on some barely used Heliums, so I went with those as replacements for the wheels/hubs which came with my bike. I should have a review on them here soon. I would say the Mirage front hub is ok but not stellar. With a decent rim, it will serve nicely as a spare. This item earns three habaneros.

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    Favorite Ride:   something with hills and flats

    Purchased At:   lbs

    Similar Products Used:   None

    Bike Setup:   Bianchi Campione

    Overall Rating:1
    Value Rating:1
    Submitted by Brian a Recreational Rider from Seattle

    Date Reviewed: July 10, 2000

    Strengths:    The Name?

    Weaknesses:    Poor quality cones!!! Absolute JUNK. On the third rebuild in 8 months. Professionaly maintained. The bloody things cost $9.95 for each replacement.

    Bottom Line:   
    On the third rebuild in 8 months. Professionaly maintained. The bloody cones cost $9.95 for each replacement at the LBS. Will who speaks Italian tell Campagnolo how dissapointed I am. If their cones where any softer I would swear that they were made of lead or perhaps aluminum. If anyone knows of a alternative cone that will work please let me know. Otherwise I guess I will be replacing the hub in about a month.

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    Favorite Ride:   Lake Washington Loop

    Similar Products Used:   EDCO, WTB, RECORD '94, RECORD Y2k, RSX, LX are all worlds better.

    Bike Setup:   Landshark w/Campy Racing-T/Mirage/Veloce/Chorus Mix

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