So, dunno if you all have heard, but Phil Wood is bringing a few new variations of their super burly hubs to the market. Seems like they're going after the Chris King crowd, bringing in new colors and a new rear cassette hub, perfect for your training wheels or your cross tubies. As usual, the hubs are a bit on the heavier side, with the cassette rear weighing in at about 511g, but they're spec'd with Phil stuff, and they'll survive the apocalypse so you can escape zombies on your sweet bike.
Phil also have a new ISO fixed hub, it's got an even higher flange than their high flange fixed hubs, and has a six-bolt ISO bolt pattern for a bolt on rear cog, no threading involved, so the idea is no threads or lockrings to strip. I've seen a Chris King ISO Disc front hub respaced to 120mm for a rear track wheel used with a bolt on cog, and Lyle Vallie of Vallie Components has been refining his version of a street fixed hub out in Vancouver, BC, and of course Level components has had their proprietary bolt on fixed hub around for a few years now, but this seems to be the most refined version I've seen yet.
We're tight with Phil Wood, so we can snag any of that stuff for ya if you're so inclined, and Pete does a fine job of wheelbuilding for anything from Single Speed or Fixed to Road wheels, and of course Mountain wheels. Someone get Pete to finagle a King hub into a bolt on fixed, plz.
RUMOR HAS IT THAT PHIL IS BRINGING BACK THE PURPLE ANO, SO KEEP YOUR EYES OUT!!
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