The Ultra light front hub is one of the world's lightest bicycle hubs. It weights an incredibly light 68g, WITH sealed bearings. Those incredible bearings insure a smooth spinning hub, with little need for worry. This hub is for the very light rider, occasional commuter or super smooth road racer. This hub is not for offroad use,especially the downhill monster. Designed for light use only.
Moving up from a CAAD10 that I've had for a couple years. Not looking for an 'endurance' bike or a race bike. More like an all around bike with Ultegra 11 speed. I've ridden just a ton of bikes and these are still on the podium (plus one!)
My quick reviews and opinions...
Was surprised on how nicel ... Read More »
Some of you may have read my short term ride report on the 2013 BH Ultralight. My early impressions were it may be to much bike for me. This is due to the stiffness of its ride. The bike really is as advertised. A stiff pure bread race machine. While in the early days I was convinced I had bit off m ... Read More »
Many folks rave over the ride of latex tubes and i've read many of the test results on the web (wheel energy, biketechreview.com's tire testing, etc.) but i have yet to see a comparison of the Ultralight Butyl tubes vs similar weight Latex tubes.
I've been running Michelin Aircomp Ultralight Butyl ... Read More »