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Shimano Ultegra FH-6500 Hubs

4/5 (9 Reviews)
MSRP : $74.99


Product Description

  • Precision Action From Borazon Process Races
  • Compatible With 8 or 9-Speed HG Cassette Sprockets
  • Light Alloy QR Levers


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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Oldteen a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: March 25, 2006

    Strengths:    Solid, easily serviced anywhere. Weight very reasonable for a 32-spoke set-up.

    Weaknesses:    None so far- maybe no bling if you care about that sort of thing.

    Bottom Line:   
    Got these hubs laced to Mavic Open Pro's for all-around riding. Well-pleased so far (not 1000m yet). Good ride. Stable without being too stiff.

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    Favorite Ride:   The next one

    Price Paid:    $200.00

    Purchased At:   LBS

    Similar Products Used:   Stock Cannondale Gipiemme wheelset.

    Bike Setup:   Cannondale CAAD5, 105/Ultgera mix


    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Lievens a Road Racer

    Date Reviewed: December 23, 2003

    Strengths:    Smooth, not expensive

    Weaknesses:    non so far..

    Bottom Line:   
    Very smooth!
    very close to Dura-Ace performance

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    Similar Products Used:   Dura-Ace FH-7700
    coda hub


    Bike Setup:   -cannondale CAAD5
    -dura ace -fir antara carbon


    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by c722061 a Recreational Rider from St. Louis

    Date Reviewed: April 23, 2003

    Strengths:    Smooth, inexpensive, high performance at low cost.

    Weaknesses:    Not recommended for radial lacing.

    Bottom Line:   
    Very smooth. 95% of Dura-Ace performance.

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    Price Paid:    $28.00

    Purchased At:   www.cambriabike.com

    Similar Products Used:   Dura-Ace FH-7700
    R535 hub
    Sora hub
    RSX hub




    Overall Rating:2
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by Frank a Road Racer

    Date Reviewed: January 24, 2003

    Strengths:    Worked fine when it was in one piece.

    Weaknesses:    Didn't stay in one piece.

    Bottom Line:   
    My ultegra rear hub was fine until it cracked and broke in half. I called Shimano and they didn't care -- said it was past the 2 year warrantee (about 4 yrs old). I understand this is rare, but not too impressive performance or response.

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    Favorite Ride:   No cars, lots of hills

    Similar Products Used:   Used a specialized hub for 10 years with no problems. Also haven't had trouble with a 105 (yet?)



    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by boneman a Recreational Rider from London

    Date Reviewed: February 17, 2002

    Strengths:    Value and quality.

    Weaknesses:    Slightly cheesy qr materials and narrowness of cone flats.

    Bottom Line:   
    Great value. Well built and readily available. Easy to service and they build up with ease.

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    Favorite Ride:   tailwind please

    Purchased At:   various

    Similar Products Used:   N, S, C Record, DA, Phil, Hi-E and Goldtec

    Bike Setup:   various



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