The Hive: Chub and e*thirteen MTB Components


In case you hadn’t heard, the Hive is a recent collection of three great cycling brands: e*thirteen, Chub and Revl (road components). The busy bees at the Hive showed us their expanding line-up at Interbike which left us suitably impressed. As you can see from the photo above, Chub hubs are essentially hollow, thin-walled carbon …

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e*thirteen XCX Chain Retention System Review


I’ve been riding my hardtail cross-country 29er with a 1×9 drivetrain for nearly 2 years now and I love it. The set-up is lightweight, simple, and lower maintenance than a 2-derailleur system yet still offers more gears (8 more to be exact) than a single speed drivetrain. One disadvantage, however, is mine seems to drop …

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