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Old 08-19-2008, 06:36 PM   #117
Scott Whitney
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Originally Posted by larryboy
I'm very interested in hub center, but worry about wheel travel mostly.
Looking at the two rigs above, it looks like they both have quite limited suspension travel. That's probably fine for a street rig, but for dual sport or off-road, you would definitely want a system that gives more travel than those. The other negatives are the un-sprung and overall weight. A leading link setup looks much better in those respects. Again, for anything going where there are bumps, weight is definitely bad. The one thing that I like about the center hub system is that the tire stays level while turning. That's definitely nice if you have a wide and flat profile tire up front.
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