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Functional difference - Record/Chorus hubs(8 posts)

Functional difference - Record/Chorus hubsAlex-in-Evanston
Apr 24, 2002 7:52 AM
Aside from the grease port on Record (which I consider silly) are there any other differences in these hubs? Weight is almost identical. Price is pretty close too.

Build recommendations for 170lb rider are welcome. Training and racing.

Thanks,

Alex
no functional differenceColnagoFE
Apr 24, 2002 8:02 AM
just the greaseport and some TI stuff to make it lighter. Plus Record has that cool little ring on the skewer.
re: Functional difference - Record/Chorus hubsSnowBlind
Apr 24, 2002 8:05 AM
Bearings are smoother. Finish is better. That's it.
And of course, the "silly" grease ports.

Grease ports are nice, unless you are one of those guys that grabs the TDF video when the sky clouds up...
re: Functional difference - Record/Chorus hubsTommasini
Apr 24, 2002 9:21 AM
The Ti metal on the Record is the small block of metal of the cassette body that holds the engagement pauls. Functionally the Record and Chorus are the same.
aren't the record skewers TI as well? (nm)ColnagoFE
Apr 24, 2002 9:35 AM
aren't the record skewers TI as well? (nm)Comet26
Apr 24, 2002 10:27 AM
Not According to my LBS...only difference is the Record version has the center of the skewer "drilled out". Saves all that extra weight from the metal....
re: Functional difference - Record/Chorus hubsGot-to-ride
Apr 24, 2002 10:22 PM
One other issue that no one has pointed out is that if you want 28 hole hubs you will have to go to Record, Chorus only goes down to 32 hole....
Crank arms too...mmquest
Apr 25, 2002 10:12 AM
If you want anything over 175, you have to go Record.