Wilderness Trail Bikes (WTB) New Paradigm
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Category:  Hubs
Name:  Wilderness Trail Bikes (WTB) New Paradigm
Brand:  Wilderness Trail Bikes (WTB)
Years:  1995 - ?
Country:  United States
Added By: Elev12K on 12/20/11
Updated By: Elev12K on 12/21/11
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Wilderness Trail Bikes (WTB) New Paradigm
Gear Compatibility Front Bearing Size/Count
Rear Bearing Size/CountRear Spacing135mm; 140mm
Spoke Drilling28; 32; 36Flange SizeLow Flange
Gear Threading/Pattern HyperGlideBody Markings
Axle MaterialSteelShell MaterialAluminum
General Information

WTB New Paradigm front hub and cassette rear hub

- Grease Guard bearing lubrication system (a WTB patent)
- angular contact cartridge bearings
- wide bearing spacing
- wide flange spacing
- 7s or 8s body

A 140mm rear hub was introduced for minimalizing dish (thus creating a stronger wheel) with the eight speed setup. The WTB's own Phoenix frame was available with 140mm rear spacing.  


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One of the early Mountain Bike specific component manufactures.  Hubs, headsets, saddles, and many other components have been made wearing the WTB name, all of them quality parts.
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