Thursday, August 27, 2009

More S&M hub news.

Lurking pays off. Those were the shots of the S&M hub, and here's another one - this time with a drilled out 8t driver?

Shiny. Another rumour flying around is that they're potentially going to be out-sourced from S&M to none other than Profile? Who knows!

In other "Vague news about hubs" news - Alienation have popped up with a new clutch-system rear hub. Not a freecoaster! They're almost silent, and theoretically give almost instant engagement. Various companies have been doing them for MTBs for some time, and they're popular for commuter road-bikes and the like, so it was only a matter of time 'til they appeared in BMX. Allegedly the Ratchet was potentially going to be clutch-drive very, very early on, but Mr. French didn't like how quick it engaged going fakie. Hmm... Anyway, Alienation! More on Ride.

Might as well put this here too - Demolition have finally got a placca pedal out:

Apparently it's "Bad music, awesome riding" day for webvideos. First up is some nuts riding but awful music from DahStreets. Ben Hittle's getting dangerously close to breaking into the Top 5 riders to watch list?

BNQT decided to do a "Best of..." edit that teamed their best footage with the worst music they could find:

Go to BNQT for more videos.

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