CHRIS KING HUBS/SKEWERS
Chris King Thru-Axle ISO Rear 12x142mm Disc Hub
- Item: CKG0056 Actual Weight:"Actual Weight" means we weighed this item ourselves. 327 g
The Chris King 12x142mm Thru-Axle ISO Disc Rear Hub comes ready to slip into any frame that accepts a 12x142mm thru-axle. It could be cross-country bikes, trail bikes, all-mountain bikes, etc. It doesn't matter the style, only that you're ready to experience a new level of stiffness and security for the rear of your bike.
The difference between this hub and their standard 135mm ISO Disc Hub is the absence of the old quick release skewer. The alloy shell is the same, and it uses the same RingDrive freehub system. Most importantly, you'll get the same buzzing-swarm-of-bees sound when you coast. The 12x142mm thru-axle hub uses just that -- a 12mm thru-axle to clamp the rear hub into the frame. It's a great choice for full suspension frames because it will add stiffness and rigidity to a rear triangle full of articulating pivot points. What you will get from this is more precise rear wheel tracking over nasty terrain, and a side benefit of less flex is longer pivot life.
Of course, the Chris King 12x142mm Thru-Axle ISO Disc Rear Hub will give you inexhaustible high-performance and a polished exterior finish that is unrivalled for its beauty. It's available with 32 holes and in Black and Red.