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I have commuted on a Shimano Alfine 36-spoke hub for several years. I just rode a Shutter Precision 32-spoke hub 4k miles across the U.S. on a loaded bike. I have had zero problems with either wheel. You might not want to ride a 32-spoke wheel, which rules out the Shutter Precision. Based on reputation, I'm sure you would not go wrong with a SON. It is ...


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I have never owned the cheap and nasty dyno hubs you're looking at as alternatives, only the SON hub. My experience of the SON is that it has not been necessary to ride gently, and observation of other owners suggests they don't do that either. I've owned mine for more than 10 years, and done enough distance that I felt it necessary to have the bearings ...



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