The Chris King R45 hub is a lightweight road racing hub. The result of 30 years manufacturing experience, with legendary bearings and a sleek design which provides the perfect base for quality road wheels.

Considered by many to be the pinnacle of bicycle hub engineering, Chris King R45 hubs are available in a range of beautifully anodised colours, including limited editions, with either steel or ceramic bearings. Their Lifetime Warranty and Chris Kings commitment to product support ensures they may well be the last hubs you ever buy.

Driven by the Chris King Ring-Drive, engagement is fast and efficient, with freewheeling accompanied by the famous buzz.

Drive Shells: Shimano HG / SRAM XDR / Campagnolo
Spoke Count: 20 / 24 / 28 / 32
2020 Colours: Black, Red, Navy, Silver, Matte Mango, Matte Slate, Matte Jet, Matte Turquoise, Violet and Limited Edition Matte Bourbon.

Keep your hubs in perfect condition with a Chris King Hub Service.

Specify your colour, driveshell and spoke count requirements during checkout or use the Contact page to get in touch and discuss a pair of bespoke handbuilt wheels.