Hope Release DH-Specific Pro5 Hub.

Designed to work specifically with 7-speed downhill drive trains and offering equally spaced hub flanges, the Hope Pro5 DH is here.

A year after launching the Pro5 hub to the world, Hope have released a DH-specific version with 7 speed drive trains in mind and flanges equally spaced for increased wheel strength.

Key features:

  • Increased hub shell strength and stiffness 
  • Steel freehub
  • XD and HG freehub versions available.
  • XD freehub for fitting single piece cassettes and HG allows multi-piece cassettes and the option to build your own from an 11spd cassette 
  • 148 and 150/157 hub width 
  • 54 point engagement
  • Hub shell machined from a single forged aluminium billet
  • Standard 6 bolt disc fitting
  • £230.00 RRP
  • HopeTech.com

With many modern downhill bikes coming fitted with the SRAM DH drive train or riders building their own 7-speed drives from Shimano multi-part cassettes, Hope have designed a Pro5 hub with this in mind.

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The benefits of shortening the freehub to accommodate fewer cogs means that their design team have been able to make the hub flange spacing equal. This allows a wider spoke bracing angle and equal spoke tension, which in turn leads to a stronger wheel on a symmetric rim.

Add to this the labyrinth seal for reduced drag and the 54t pickup of the Pro 5, you’ve got a very fast, smooth hub that also enjoys legendary Hope hub longevity. The hub is available in 6-bolt only and the usual plethora of colours offered by Hope.

You can check out the Hope Pro5 DH over on their website here.


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