Filmed and edited by Rafael Black
United have released the new Harry Mills Wakley signature HMW freecoaster hub! Here’s a fresh promo video featuring Harry putting the hub to work out in the streets of the U.K! Plenty of dialed clips and it looks like the hub gets the job done! Take a look.
“The Harry Mills-Wakley Signature Freecoaster Hub is available now from all your favourite United Bike Co dealers, check it out here as Harry takes to the streets of Bristol to put it to work. Featuring an 8 point resistance clutch system, high quality sealed hub bearings and needle roller driver bearings, making this coaster super durable. A heat treated axle with an oversized internal diameter also makes this hub tough, and keeps Harry rolling smooth!
Additional Filming @joetricker” – United
Need to see how to remove a stuck bolt on a BMX hub?
If you have ever ran a female axle on your bike, there’s a chance at some point you might have run into an issue where your bolt on one side gets stuck and you can’t get it out, with the other side loose and the axle spinning. The guys at Lux BMX put together this video with a great trick for getting the bolt off without stripping the hub down to clamp down on the axle (likely causing damage in the process). In this video Evan Jaques shows you how to remove a stuck bolt on a BMX hub by simply connecting the loose side to one side of the dropout, and then loosening the stuck bolt. By doing this, you prevent the axle from spinning, which is a factor in why it’s tricky to break the bolt free.
This can also be applied to a rear hub as well, just connect one side of the hub to the dropout on your frame instead of the fork.
Quick, easy and doesn’t damage the hub!
“Evan Jaques is one of the founders of and owners of LUXBMX and has worked in the bike industry for the past 20 years. Riding BMX his whole life, Evan learned from a young age how to work on his bike and turned this childhood hobby into a life long obsession, career, and lifestyle.
In this first episode of Quick Fix with Evan, he shows you how to loosen off stubborn front cone nuts.” – Lux BMX
Shout out to Lux BMX with this great tip. We can imagine this will save a lot of headaches and hassle for riders out there. It could also save an axle or two from being destroyed in the process, haha.
Are you on the hunt for some fresh parts and you want to mix things up with your color scheme? The crew over at Cinema BMX have released their new Iceberg Blue colorway for you to dial your bike in with! This new color is available on a bunch of their parts!
All of these items can be picked up through BMX shops or mail-orders that carry Cinema BMX worldwide now, or by hitting the links above to the Cinema BMX webstore!
What do you think of the Iceberg Blue Colorway? Are you digging it? Do you have any questions? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
Not sure if it would look good on your bike? Get an idea of what it coul look like with the BMX Color App!
A few months back we got aSneak Peek Look Inside The Flybikes Magneto Cassette Hub that has been in the works for about a decade now. Today the have released a little more info about when the hub will be available, along with the news that Flybikes will also have a new matching Magneto front hub and hub guards to go along with the Magneto Cassette! Their original goal was to have the hub available this summer, but it sounds like a few production delays has set it back to October. Either way, the Magneto Front Hub was a surprise since they haven’t mentioned that at all until now. The hub is based off the original Flybikes Classic front hub with some refinements and added touches to make it match the cassette. Either way, this hubset looks amazing!
“We have been getting a ton of emails and messages asking when the Magneto Cassette Hub will be available, and we are super close! Since these are being made in Europe from a smaller manufacturer, we’ve had a few delays and will have the hub ready to go early October.
We are also excited to let you know that we will be releasing a matching Magneto Front Hub to go with the Cassette and new plastic hub guards that will be available (not pictured) for front and back, drive and non-drive side.
We are very excited to get the Magneto Hubs out and we appreciate your patience! Good things come with time and this has been a very long journey that is almost complete!
If you are a shop or distributor that carries Flybikes and want to get a pre-order in, please get ahold of us today for full details!!”
Whenever GSport drops a new hub, you know it’s going to be high quality. They have just released their new Roloway Cassette Hub for you to check out. This hub starts out with a 7075-T6 aluminum shell that has a modern and slim shape with 16003 Sealed Cartridge bearings , a 4130 chromoly female axle with 14mm 4130 chromoly axle bolts and a 9-tooth, 3-pawl driver with an independant spring design and precision caged needle bearings to keep things rolling smooth. The Roloway Cassette comes with a replaceable plastic hub guard and is designed to be left or right hand drive switchable which means you can change the drive side without needing a new driver.
The Roloway Cassette Hub is available in Black and Polished colors with a weight of 16.9315 oz. and a price tag of $184.99! The hub can be picked up through BMX shops and mail-orders that carry GSport worldwide now.
Spoke Configuration: 36 hole
Hub Shell Material: 7075-T6 aluminum
Hub Shell Bearings: 16003 sealed cartridge ball bearing
Axle: 17mm 4130 chromoly female axle
Axle Bolts: 14mm 4130 chromoly
Guard Option: Plastic hub guards included
Drive Side Flange Diameter: 50mm
Non-Dive Side Flange Diameter: 50mm
Drive Side Flange to Center: 29mm
Non-Drive Side Diameter: 29mm
Weight: 480g with guard / 436g without guard
What do you think of the Roloway Cassette Hub? Do you have any questions? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
Check out the Roloway Front Hub!
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Get a detailed look at how the Far East Cycles Freecoaster hub comes apart and all the parts that make it work…
Here’s a video Jean William Prevost sent through giving us a detailed look at how the Far East Cycles Freecoaster hub comes apart and all of the parts that make it work, followed by how it’s put back together. This hub uses a unique driver system that is more like a cassette hub than a freecoaster since it doesn’t use a clutch like most of the other freecoaster options out there. This hub was designed for flatland, but we would imagine this could hold up to some street action, too. Hit play and take a closer look. You can pick this hub up for $169.99 – $319.99 depending on if you go with the titanium axle and driver or chromoly. You can see the options available over on Flatland Fuel!
“FEC hub inventor Ashao gets together with Jean William Prévost to take the hub apart and put it back together as they give some tips on how to use it and assemble/disassemble it correctly.” – Jean William Prevost
Get a closer look at the new 50th Anniversary parts from Profile Racing!
Here’s some news for the Profile Racing fans out there! As many of you know by now, Profile Racing is celebrating 50 years in business and they’ve been doing a few different limited edition products to celebrate. Today they released their parts with the classic Profile Racing logo wrap. You can pick the Mini hubs, Elite Hubs, Push Stem and Sabre sprocket in this wrap through BMX shops and mail-orders that carry Profile Racing worldwide, or direct from the Profile Racing website if you don’t have any other options! Get on this now, since we’re sure it’ll go quick!
“Plain and simple, here’s a preview of Profile Racing’s VERY LIMITED 50th anniversary collection.
Mini and Elite hub sets, Push Stems in 48 and 53mm, and Sabre Sprockets in 25 and 28t.
Contact your local bike shop or mail-order to snag some.
Thanks for the support!”