Old 06-11-19, 11:41 AM
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Ryoanji,
Here is what over-tension can do for a hub. The aluminium in a small hub sometimes is just not strong enough for the abuse some riders create. Note the elongation of the spoke holes in the direction of the tension, and the way the hub is distorted into a squared pattern. Smiles, MH
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