The Alienation Thrust hub is soon gonna be available , I did a piece a few months ago showing the prototype hub, and now there is a video of the finished article below, I think you’ll agree that it looks and sounds the business.
There are many high end hubs out there , but I do hear a lot of stories about certain brand hubs blowing up , so hopefully the Alienation hub will do the job well, it looks pretty tough and well made to me, have a look at the video and see what you think.
“This particular internal system assures 3 pawls engage while the other series of 3 pawls wait to engage. Drag has been reduced with fewer engagement points. Pawl life expectancy is also increased.
– 6 Pawls
– 51 Engagement Points
– 3.53 Degrees of Engagement
The Thrust hub utilizes a massive thrust bearing that permits rotation between the shell & the cog carrier/driver while supporting axial load, which makes for a dreamy smooth rotation. For the most part the entire series of Thrust hubs can be disassembled mostly without tools, allowing for easy access to maintain the hub(s). Guards press-on. Oversized bearings throughout.
14 mm RHD 9t rear w/extended axle
15 mm thru axle rear w/16t cog (Shimano lock-ring system)
3/8″ bolt-on rear w/16t cog (Shimano lock-ring system)
3/8″ bolt-on front Press-on Hub Guards for easy install available for front and rear Thrust Hub(s