Chris King To Debut ISO 150 Rear Hub At Downieville Classic

Jul 13, 2007
by Luc 'Acadian' Albert  
Chris King Precision Components will announce and release for sale a 150mm rear ISO hub model at this weekend’s Downieville Classic in Downieville, California. Designed for freeride and downhill bikes, the ISO 150 is the latest addition to the renowned line of King ISO disc hubs. The ISO 150 will be a popular choice for pairing with King’s proven front ISO 20mm.Featuring an aluminum hubshell and spinning on reliable Chris King stainless steel sealed bearings, the King ISO 150 rear hub will be seen first by attendees and participants of the feel-good mountain bike celebration of the West. The weekend event, home to a 17-mile downhill race, will also see Chris King behind the griddle serving up his famous pancakes for breakfast and fajitas for lunch to all.

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The ISO 150 rear hub joins the King line-up of ISO disc hubs including ISO Disc front (110mm QR) and rear (135mm QR & Bolt-on), ISO 20mm front hub and ISO 24mm front hub.

Specifications
• 150mm Over Lock Nut Dimension designed for 12mm thru-axle frames.
• One-piece, 19.5mm constant diameter axle, (outside diameter, through bearings to dropouts).
• 32 & 36 hole drilling available.
• 9 available colors.
• 336 grams.
• MSRP: Standard-$369.00 (USD): Stainless Steel Driveshell Option- $399.00 (USD)

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Features
• Adjustable bearing pre-load with no rear wheel or rotor removal using 2.5mm hex-head wrench.
• RingDrive™ engagement mechanism offers instant, positive engagement and is capable of handling a torque load of over 800 ft/lbs. Steel driveshell upgrade available.
• User serviceable.
• 5-year warranty.

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About Chris King Precision Components
Founded in 1976, Chris King Precision Components is widely recognized as a leading manufacturer of precision bicycle components and is located in Portland, Oregon, often noted as North America’s best city for bicycling. The company provides product sales and service support to over 3000 authorized dealers throughout the United States and to distributors in 24 countries worldwide. Chris King was inducted into the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame in 2006 for his contributions to product development and mountain bike advocacy. For more information about Chris King, please visit:
www.chrisking.com.

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12 Comments
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 integrated headsets are garbage. Chris King has already stated that they will never make an integrated headset.

heres their statement
www.chrisking.com/pdfs/Int%20Headsets%20Explained.pdf
  • 0 0
 good read and there new hubs goin to be sweet.
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 so they finally make a 150 mm hub how many more years until a 1point5 headset....
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 it only took what 6-7 years??
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 Now lets see the price tag...
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 I guess you didn't actually read the article. I can't turn the prices into a picture for you to look at, but here they are anyway:
MSRP: Standard-$369.00 (USD): Stainless Steel Driveshell Option- $399.00 (USD)
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 FINALY this is going to be so nice
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 how many engagement points do you think it will have?
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 hoe many engadment points does a ck hub usaly have?
  • 0 0
 lol or an intigrated head set?
  • 0 0
 finaly Smile
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 READ THE ARTICAL.... 72







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