The Classic hub line is synonymous with reliability and is known for the features that have made Onyx Racing products hubs the premiere choice for riders looking for superior performance.
The Classic line is the hub of choice for heavy-duty riding and use cases such as downhill, e-mtb, bike packing, or tandem riding.
Vesper is the lightweight option for those looking to save some weight, but still enjoy the legendary instant engagement and fully silent operation the Onyx Racing Products hubs offer.
If unsure which hub model is the right for you, refer to the article which describes the main differences between these two product lines.
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The addition of electrical assistance puts adds some considerable demands to the bike’s componentry, especially on the drivetrain. The Classic hub line handles the additional torque and stresses applied by the motor with ease.
With the exception of Ultra SS BMX hub, the Classic rear hub has the strongest sprag clutch mechanism available in the Onyx Racing Products lineup, making it an undisputed choice for transferring all the power from the motor and riders legs to the rear wheel. No uphill is too steep, and no downhill is too long for the Classic hub.
If you are looking to save some weight, feel free to mix and match Vesper and Classic hubs so that the former is run in the front, and latter in the rear where the ultimate durability is asked for.
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Reliability and the ability to transfer torque to the rear wheel even in the steepest inclines and toughest of conditions is the name of the game when it comes to drivetrain performance in fat bikes.
The Kluber Isoflex lube used in the patented sprag clutch mechanism has a temperature operating range between -50°C to 120°C – adequate to say the least. Whether you’re tackling the prestigious Iditarod Invitational or completing a bike packing trip across sand dunes in high temperatures, Onyx hubs won’t be holding you back.
The Onyx Racing Products fat bike lineup is based around the tried & true Classic lineup, covering all the imaginable spacing options, axle diameters, disc mount interfaces, and freewheel drivers available.
On top of this, it certainly does not hurt that the color options are the widest in the market, making your hubs and wheels built around them a standout feature in any bike, no matter how classy the rest of the build is.
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Road & Gravel
Looking for the utmost performance, reliability, and most of all – ultra-low drag, silent operation, and instant engagement?
Look no further, the Vesper lineup has quite possibly the fastest hubs out there. With the aid of the patented sprag clutch freewheel mechanism, you can roll silently and surprise the pack when laying the power down which transfers instantly to the rear wheel with next to zero losses.
If you are concerned about weight, refer to the article found in our News & Tech section which covers this matter in detail with real-life numbers. Onyxhubseurope.com – Classic vs. Vesper – Which One Should I Choose?
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The track is where it all started. Power delivery is of the primary importance in BMX racing and the patented sprag clutch mechanism does that especially well. Instant engagement, ultra-low drag, reliable function, and more colors to choose from than an average crayon set contains – what there is more to ask?
The benefits and super-reliable operation of the Onyx Racing Products hubs have been noted in the highest level of competition. Take any international-level competition all the way up to the Olympics, and you are sure to see some, if not even the majority, of the riders on the finals sporting Onyx Racing products hubs.
It is worth noting that Onyx was the first major manufacturer offering ISO 6-Bolt disc mounting option for BMX hubs which has become the standard in the industry.
For a brief introduction to the lineup, see the following list.
- OHM – The lightest BMX hub option for junior riders up to 55kg. Available only with 10mm axles with an option of Centerlock disc mount interface.
- Pro Series – The original BMX hub from Onyx, suitable for junior riders and small adults. Available in all axle configurations from 10 to 20mm, as well as in ISO 6-bolt disc mount.
- Ultra Series – The go to choice for most adult riders and racers who have appreciateable levels of power available. Available in all common axle sizes between 10-20mm, with or without ISO 6-bolt disc mount. Only available in 36 spoke drilling.
- Ultra SS Series – Looking for the strongest and most reliable power delivery option out there? Ultra SS is your choice. Proven by numerous Olympic caliber riders, the Ultra SS Series hub transfers all the power from the rider to aggressive acceleration. Ultra SS has the biggest and strongest sprag clutch mechanism found on the Onyx Racing Products lineup.
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Want to equip your track bike with the nicest hubs around? Even though riders using fixed gearing can’t enjoy the benefits of the patented sprag clutch mechanism found on Onyx Racing Products hubs, the ultra-low drag provided by the hybrid-ceramic bearings is still something to aspire for. Couple that with the unparalleled finish Onyx hubs are known for and the widest color options range found anywhere, and you have a winner at your hands.
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