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 Post subject: Cook Bros MTB hubs..?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:32 pm 
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Anyone know more about these? 1985 but guessing they didn't see production... Love Cook Bros stuff but never seen these hubs anywhere else before. They seem like aluminium flanges with graphite spools...

There was a 1989 Cook Bros DH Bonzo Fury bike of Bob Allen's which may have had them on it but I haven't seen any pics of them...


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:01 pm 
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Awesome bike that..!

Never knew there were such things as CBR hubs, but now I'm curious to hear what the outcome of the extensive test was..
Does anyone have the August issue of that mag you clipped the picture from ;)?


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:51 pm 
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They were around in the early 80's came stock on some early high end US built mountain bikes around 83 ish.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:53 pm 
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According to MOMBAT, the ad you posted is from June of 1985. They also put this out the same month:
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That Bonzo is stunning, wow.


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That Bonzo is stunning, wow.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:06 pm 
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I've been searching, not a lot of info out there on the hubs. I found a link to the Bob Allen bike above, it has XTR hubs:
https://theradavist.com/2019/06/bob-all ... y-dh-bike/
Since hub info is scarce, I'll just provide some juicy Cook goodness as a pleasant diversion.


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Soooo much porn in this thread.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:10 pm 
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Gary Fisher and I used CBR hubs on MountainBikes when Phil couldn't keep up with the demand.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:08 pm 
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66 triumph daytona wrote:
Soooo much porn in this thread.



Agreed. Love the really early stuff. There was a chap on FB last month (iirc) who posted a shot of his garage with 4 or 5 early full CB equipped bikes. They make crazy $$$ Love the forks on that 83 bike above 8)


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