Chris King, Industry Nine, White Industries, Aivee and Onyx Hub Sounds

I'd give you a Beach Boys reference here but let's face it Pet Sounds is a pretty ridiculous piece of enduring art (Wouldn't It Be Nice and God Only Knows in particular), where we're just going to show you a minute long clip about noise levels of a few hubs. 

As we make videos about the wheel building process (the first will post either end of this week or early next), I should really learn to script. As you'll notice and as we point out, I misname most of these hubs. Fortunately it doesn't affect the substance - a T11 sounds exactly the same as a CLD and an Onyx rim brake hub sounds exactly like an Onyx disc brake hub. Which is to say that there is no sound to either. 

Here you go


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  • Sam J on

    I absolutely love my Onyx Hubs. If I’m behind you on the trail, all you hear is my whizzing 😊

  • Thomas on

    I have RCG’s with the WI CLD’s. They may be louder than the other hubs in the video, but they’re not overly noisy. Great hubs!

  • Patrick Carlin on

    I’ve got the White Industries T11’s and the CLDs and yep they are super loud but that’s how I like them.

  • Mike E. on

    The Hope Pro II’s on my mtb and the i9’s on my gravel bike are my favorite hubs, simply because of their sound.

  • Hoogle Da Boogle on

    Hubs are meant to be like children from the 1960s: seen and not heard….and, of course, treated with benign neglect. :-)


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