First Look: Terra Forma Evolution hubs

  • By Nick Legan
  • Published Jun. 17, 2011

Tinkering. That’s how mountain biking was born and that’s part of what keeps it cool. These days fewer backyard engineers are bringing products to market, but those that are still push the envelope. One of them is Rus Kappius.

Kappius has come with an innovative rear hub design for mountain bikes that could be adapted for the road quite successfully. The design is dramatically different, and in my testing so far, the performance is impressive.

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Nick Legan

Nick Legan

After graduating from Indiana University with honors and a degree in French and journalism, Nick Legan jumped straight into wrenching at Pro Peloton bike shop in Boulder for a few years. Then, he began a seven-year stint in the professional ranks, most recently serving for RadioShack at the Tour de France and the Amgen Tour of California. He also worked for Garmin-Slipstream, CSC, Toyota-United, Health Net and Ofoto. Legan served as the VeloNews tech editor 2010-2012 before sliding across the line into public relations.

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