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Old November 18th, 2014, 07:47 AM   #12
Sk8 Ninja
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Huntington Wv
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I bent a zombie hub at rollerjam during the EWNB event weekend. Enough to make it flat in that spot.

Hubs are easy to bend, they aren't that strong. A good impact and its game over for them.

Normal conditions, yea, its not gonna bend and an acle wont break before a hub will. Your comparing steel to aluminum


Darkjester, just because she plays derby or specific positions in it doesn't mean she's had a instance that would bend a hub. Most people don't skate with enough force to do so, or ever encounter a collision that would.
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