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Is the $50+ REALLY justified for DA hubs over Ultegra?(2 posts)

Is the $50+ REALLY justified for DA hubs over Ultegra?SelfPropelled
Jul 15, 2002 11:43 PM
Replacing Old clickity-grind-whir hubs on my commuter. Ultegra w/ opens = $179
Dura Ace w/ opens = $249 c'mon, can that price jump be justified? Let me know what you think. Thanks
It was for me.Len J
Jul 16, 2002 4:23 AM
Better bearings, lighter weirht and it matched my D/A bike kit.

I'll ask you the same question somewhat differently: 105 w/opens = $150 Ultegra w/ opens = $179 c'mon, can that price jump be justified?

The truth is if you ar solely doing it on a cost/performance basis the average rider probably can't justify anything above 105's. That breing said the real question is, is it worth it to you.

Product differentiation is about giving you rational reasons to make an emotional decision.

Len