Last night i laced up a wheel with one of the prototype hubs. 280mm DT Swiss Competition spokes 3x to a Velocity Deep V. Nothing super fancy, but tough and quality. Also, I was running the same rim with my previous hubs so I thought it would be good for a comparison.
In designing the hub I really pushed the boundaries as far as flange thickness go. That became apparent when lacing it up. (The next revision may need slightly larger spoke holes, or just a larger chamferred area.) With a bit of effort it all went together as expected, and by the end of a movie I had it tensioned and trued.
Spinning the drivetrain on the bike was quite satisfying, as I could hear the straight tooth cog meshing nicely with the chain. Chainline is pretty much bang on with my cranks at 41.5mm. I hung the bike up and called it a night at that point.
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