Designed with road, CX and gravel riders in mind and embracing the dimensions favoured by these groups, the Chris King R45D Front Hub is built to last and perform reliably, with very little friction, for a great many years.
Offering 12mm thru axle compatibility, it attaches firmly to the rotor using a plethora of spines, facilitating lightning-fast breaking, and incorporates Chris King's famous in-house bearings. Buy it if you're running a Shimano gear setup and looking for precise handling and long-term value.
The expert craftsmen at Chris King originally designed the R45 Front Hub as the cornerstone of their hub product line, and the hard work and care they put into creating it has paid off, since it achieves a perfect balance between weight, performance, durability and looks.
With a selection of beautifully finished colours, Chris King products add a finishing touch of understated elegance or pop of head-turning colour to suit your riding style.
They're built to last from raw materials sourced in local mills, using environmentally sound manufacturing processes and vigorous quality control. They are also easily serviceable and fully rebuildable, and Chris King's Lifetime Warranty means that, if any bearings or other part becomes damaged and hinders the function of your headset, the company will repair it free of charge.
- Engineered, manufactured and assembled in Portland Oregon
- King Lifetime Warranty
- Legendary made-in-house bearings
- Completely re-buildable with the R45 Hub Service Tool
- Ceramic bearing upgrade available
- Available in 24, 28 and 32-hole drillings
ABOUT Chris King
Since being founded in 1976, Chris King has become one of the most esteemed names in cycling thanks to the extraordinary quality, durability and performance of its components. Every product in the Chris King range is designed without compromise to offer the ultimate upgrade while the brand's complete commitment to responsible sourcing of materials and environmentally progressive manufacturing mean these precision components are built to last. Read more about Chris King.
Founded by real cycling enthusiasts in 2004, our passion for elite performance runs through everything we do at Saddleback. Our team of dedicated roadies, mountain bikers and triathletes practice what we preach to bring you the finest cycling products and a superior service to match. We're the official UK home of Castelli, Chris King, ENVE, HJC, Moots Cycles, PUSH, Sidi, Silca, Sportful, Stages, Troy Lee Designs and Wolf Tooth.