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New Madera freecoaster?
« on: January 03, 2018, 01:52:09 AM »
What's this I just spotted?

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Re: New Madera freecoaster?
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2018, 12:28:52 PM »
Ah that is awesome curious to see what it retails for and weighs in at
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Re: New Madera freecoaster?
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2018, 02:34:04 AM »
Madera was " suppose " to be affordable, it prices right behind Profile..not that their parts arwnt top notch ,but damn.. kids cant fork out 500 for a hub..

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Re: New Madera freecoaster?
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2018, 10:18:43 PM »
This hub probably uses the standard KHE internals. Price should be on par with similar freecoasters.

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Re: New Madera freecoaster?
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2018, 04:45:06 PM »
Looks like we have a name: Gulf coaster

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Re: New Madera freecoaster?
« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2018, 08:24:05 PM »
i remember when madera cranks were just basic 180 mm cranks with dual drive bolts nothing fancy only in black paint and cost like 89 bucks

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Re: New Madera freecoaster?
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2018, 03:25:45 AM »
another pic:

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Re: New Madera freecoaster?
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2018, 03:27:27 AM »
It will be available as a complete wheel also:

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Re: New Madera freecoaster?
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2018, 06:39:40 AM »
Ok so this is definitely using profile internals, NOT Khe internals, curious which step they cut out of the process to get the price down. perhaps less machining on the hub shell is what I suspect. Maybe less axle or slack options

the complete wheel looks like it uses an envy rim on the back, which would be very light! good for flat, not for the street guys tho
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Re: New Madera freecoaster?
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2018, 03:39:34 PM »
notice the DECO rim strip

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Re: New Madera freecoaster?
« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2018, 09:51:13 PM »
notice the DECO rim strip


ah just did! and looks like it is the Sun Big Baller rim
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Re: New Madera freecoaster?
« Reply #11 on: May 30, 2018, 10:37:47 PM »
Now available. The hub costs $244.99 and the complete wheel $339.99

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Madera is proud to announce the release of the Gulf Coaster: an American-made coaster hub built with Profile Racing’s patented Z-Technology.Simplified design and limited options allow for a more affordable, yet still high quality Z-style coaster. This style coaster allows you to engage and disengage the cassette within and thus have a more durable and consistent hub.RHD only.The hub weighs 624 grams/24.5 ounces and works with various Madera and Profile hub guards.