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G-Sport Gland MK IV Hub Guard / Rear G-Sport Gland MK IV Hub Guard / Front
G-Sport Gland MK IV Hub Guard
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$13.99 AUD

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$19.99 AUD

G-Sport Uniguard
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$26.99 AUD

Colony Wasp Nylon Front Hub Guard
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$19.99 AUD

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Motive Universal Chromoly Rear Guard / Black / 14mm
Motive Universal Chromoly Rear Guard
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$19.99 AUD

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$39.99 AUD

Cult Crew Front Hub Guards (Pair)
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$24.99 AUD

Colony Wasp Cassette Hub Guard (Nylon)
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$19.99 AUD

Division Rear Non-Drive Hubguard
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$39.99 AUD

Salt Plus Pro Nylon Hub Guard Front
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$19.99 AUD

Colony Wasp Front Hub Guard
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$39.99 AUD

Eclat Servo Cromo Hub Guard Front
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$39.99 AUD

Colony Wasp Rear Hub Guard
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$39.99 AUD

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BSD Jersey Barrier Hub Guard KHE Style Freecoasters / Black BSD Jersey Barrier Hub Guard / Black / G-Sport Simian
BSD Jersey Barrier Hub Guard
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$19.99 AUD

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$39.99 AUD

Eclat Overguard Steel
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$49.99 AUD

Salt Plus Pro Nylon Hub Guard Rear
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$19.99 AUD

Odyssey Clutch Nylon Hub Guard
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$19.99 AUD

Eclat Viper Nylon Hub Guard Rear
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$19.99 AUD

G Sport GLAND MKV Hub Guard
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$15.99 AUD

Eclat Overguard Front Nylon Hub Guard
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$22.99 AUD

Primo DSG Alloy Hub Guard
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$29.99 AUD

Using hub guards on a freestyle BMX bike is crucial for several reasons. These small but essential components provide protection to the hubs and spokes, ensuring the longevity and performance of the bike. In the fast-paced and high-impact world of freestyle BMX, where riders constantly subject their bikes to intense maneuvers and challenging terrains, hub guards play a significant role in maintaining the integrity of the bike.

Firstly, hub guards act as a barrier between the hub and various obstacles, such as rails, ledges, and concrete edges. When performing grinds or slides, the hub guards take the brunt of the impact, preventing direct contact between the hub and the surface. This reduces the risk of damage to the hub, preventing costly repairs or replacements. By absorbing the impact, hub guards also minimize the chances of bending or breaking spokes, which can significantly affect the bike's overall stability and performance.

Secondly, hub guards help to prolong the lifespan of the bike's hub. Hubs are intricate components that consist of delicate bearings and axles. Without adequate protection, they are vulnerable to dirt, debris, and impacts that can lead to premature wear and tear. Hub guards act as a shield, keeping these contaminants away from the hub, and preventing them from interfering with the smooth rotation of the wheel. By maintaining the hub's integrity, hub guards contribute to a smoother and more efficient riding experience.

Moreover, hub guards promote versatility in trick execution. With hub guards in place, riders gain the confidence to explore a wider range of tricks, such as crooked grinds and icepicks, without the fear of damaging their hubs. This encourages creativity and progression within the sport, as riders can focus on pushing their limits rather than worrying about equipment damage.

In conclusion, hub guards are indispensable accessories for freestyle BMX riders. They protect the hubs and spokes from impact, extend the lifespan of the bike's hub, and enable riders to perform a variety of tricks without compromising the bike's functionality. By investing in hub guards, riders ensure their BMX bikes remain in optimal condition, allowing them to push their skills to the limit while maintaining a high level of performance and safety.