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Wheel Master Alloy SF Tandem Rear Hub - 40H, 135mm, 9-Speed Cassette, Sealed, QR, Bla
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Just got one of these. The price is incredibly low. It was purchased as part of my research for our JT and the T50. The T50 is 140mm OLD - very few hubs out there that will fit. Shimano's current tandem hub is available in 145mm and 160mm; and costs nearly $200-. DT has a 140mm hub, but it is MUCH more expensive.

The hub arrived yesterday, and my wife put up my initial review on Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/Wheel-Master-Alloy-Tandem-Rear/dp/B004MEWSNW/

If you are looking for a strong 135mm OLD 40H hub, check this one out, the price is incredibly low.

For a hybrid, build this up with a Sun Rhyno Lite rim, and Wheelsmith SS14 spokes for a bomb proof wheel.
http://www.amazon.com/Sun-Rhyno-Black-Silver-Presta/dp/B001CJVGKQ/
Nigel
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Nice big flanges. I worry about the bearings not being replaceable but that's just because I am often subject to Mr Murphy and his first law. Whatever can go wrong etc,etc...
[Image: 41-E2jPI9cL._SS500_.jpg]

That is going to be one strong wheel. I'd love to have one like that with a 559rim..
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(08-14-2012, 12:30 PM)1FJEF Wrote:  Nice big flanges. I worry about the bearings not being replaceable but that's just because I am often subject to Mr Murphy and his first law. Whatever can go wrong etc,etc...
[Image: 41-E2jPI9cL._SS500_.jpg]

That is going to be one strong wheel. I'd love to have one like that with a 559rim..

Buy the parts, come on over and we'll build it. Smile
Nigel
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Hi Jef;

And here is the rim you like in 40H Smile

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Alex-Rim-DM24-BMX-MTB-Mountain-Bike-Tandem-Rim-Double-Wall-26-40h-Black-/200804159485?pt=Cycling_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2ec0dc4ffd
Nigel
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