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i have a set of h+son tb14 and want to lace them to good hubs. Now i dont want to spend to much for phil woods, but i dont want cheap ass miche hubs either. any recommendations?
   
March 20, 2015 12:06 PM
MASTERKEef
From: Indianapolis, IN
22 posts
3 bikes
"cheap ass miche's"

you've been surfing the hype sites too much.

Miche's are great hubs. Even better that they dont cost an arm and a leg to get, and pieces and bearings are widely available.

   
March 20, 2015 12:30 PM
mktng
From: Ottawa, ON Canada
816 posts
22 bikes
i meant they are cheap as far as price goes. honestly i just want really good hubs for a decent price
   
March 20, 2015 02:39 PM
MASTERKEef
From: Indianapolis, IN
22 posts
3 bikes
miches are pretty much the next step down from phil, paul, or dura ace. there's not a whole lot of options between them. dura ace hubs tend to be a bit cheaper than phil hubs or paul hubs, but not by much. pick up a used set of phils if you want that quality at a cheaper price. replacement bearings for them are cheap, so you can have a pair that functions like new for a lot cheaper if you pick up a used pair and replace the bearings.
   
March 20, 2015 02:57 PM
GromCake
From: Portland, OR, United States
208 posts
11 bikes
alright thanks for the help man
   
March 20, 2015 03:16 PM
MASTERKEef
From: Indianapolis, IN
22 posts
3 bikes
Origin8/Formula
   
March 20, 2015 07:00 PM
Formula hubs with Phil Wood bearings pressed in.
NEXT!
   
March 21, 2015 09:19 AM
Formula hubs are awesome if your on a budget. Super reliable, cheap price
   
March 23, 2015 06:12 PM
I have always had Phil Wood hubs, but my new wheel set has Miche front/rear, I love them. seriously best bang for you buck is for sure.
   
March 28, 2015 06:29 AM
FeFst
From: Los Angeles
92 posts
5 bikes
my buddy is rocking a set of tbs to formulas from velomine and they are solid, classy and run smooth. for 189 for a wheelset cant really go wrong. i mean use whatever hubs you want, if you have the money buy nice well made hubs, if not get some formulas or novatecs...
   
March 28, 2015 09:19 AM
metatronic1123
From: Denver, Colorado
226 posts
32 bikes
miches are not great. weak finishing especially in the lockring and general threading. also bottom brakets are shit.

as you live in the us you have an opton to benefit from the weak euro and mayhaps get mack hubs from poland. superlight and such.

if going fixed i'd go for phil though. they're worth the money.

   
March 29, 2015 12:25 AM
FFF
From: Helsinki, FIN
72 posts
12 bikes
Jeez. Mack's. If we're playing that price point. Go Royce UK
   
March 30, 2015 12:32 AM
mktng
From: Ottawa, ON Canada
816 posts
22 bikes
ALL CITY SHERIFF. It is HALF the cost of the Phil Wood and uses the same design so that it's function and weight are very comparable. I'm actually running them myself right now on some H+Plus Sons. Check em out. http://www.treefortbikes.com/product/333222400360/1464/All-City-New-Sheriff-32h.html?gclid=Cj0KEQjw6OOoBRDP9uG4oqzUv7kBEiQA0sRYBNwSsV8NP14y_7pZrF-Jt40_mSvW30TM90HgfDLocAQaAtTf8P8HAQ
   
March 31, 2015 03:49 AM
Sealed bearing formulas or novatecs work great without the name brand.
   
April 5, 2015 09:21 AM
GeneStarwind
From: Las Vegas, NV
45 posts
3 bikes
I'll second the all city new sheriffs. Had a set built up for under $500. I prefer them to my phil's laced to archetypes.
   
April 6, 2015 08:23 PM
ChefReboulet
From: Cape Henlopen
79 posts
12 bikes
Just recently saw that there's new all city sheriff hubs that are a little lighter
   
April 7, 2015 10:52 PM
outofstep
From: Los Angeles, CA
997 posts
15 bikes
Surprised to see that no one has mentioned Suzue hubs yet.
   
April 8, 2015 06:39 PM
noct
2 posts
0 bikes
Or Sansin or Suntour Superbe or Dura-Ace or Campagnolo.
I'm get some black TB14 laced to Sansin or Suntour hubs, because not many people ride them.
   
April 9, 2015 03:32 AM
Rushing
From: Las Vegas, NV
372 posts
3 bikes
i really like the suzue promax hubs i've been riding
   
April 9, 2015 05:54 AM
moose
From: southern california
475 posts
6 bikes

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