Maillard front hub with fork clips
Back
Report
Announcement: Just realized that I broke the 'MyBase' page a few weeks back when I had to take the forum offline. I'll be working to get that fixed soon as possible. Posted: 08/03/20 12:49 PM CST
Main Photo
Category:  Hubs
Name:  Maillard front hub with fork clips
Brand:  Maillard
Model:  
Years:  1980's
Country:  France
Added By: JFischer on 08/31/10
Updated By: JFischer on 08/31/10
Additional Photos - click for full size
Maillard front hub with fork clipsMaillard front hub with fork clips
 Verify Component Photos
Gear Compatibility Front Hub OnlyFront Bearing Size/Count
Rear Bearing Size/CountN/ARear Spacing
Spoke Drilling32; 36Flange SizeLow Flange
Gear Threading/Pattern Body MarkingsMaillard
Axle MaterialSteelShell MaterialAluminum
General Information
This front hub used an early attempt at a system to keep the front hub from falling out of the dropouts should the quick release skewer get knocked open during use.  The two metal arms clipped to the inside of the fork blade, and the hole in each arm slipped over a special tab on the fork.  Obviously, this system required that the fork either include or be fitted with these tabs for it to work properly. All instances of this system that I have ever seen has been limited to Schwinn bicycles from the mid-to-late 1980's including the LeTour and Passage models, though it is entirely possible that other bicycle brands used it as well until the "lawyer lip" design took over.
Quality:Rarity:
 
 
See Incorrect Information? Log-in to submit report.  
Additional Resources
Marketplace:Looking to buy one of these?Sell one like this
Resources:Reference & Charts
Brand Information(click to expand)
 Hubs, pedals and freewheels maker. Between 1950 and the late 60's, absorbed smaller companies Atom (freewheels, pedals) and Normandy (hubs), whose brands survived on a number of Maillard-made products until the early 80's.
 
User Comments
Sign-in Required
  Loading Comments


By pressing Verify below, you express verification that the photos shown are indeed of the component listed. Please do not verify if you are not sure that all photos are of the correct item. If you identify a photo that is NOT of the correct item, please use the Report feature to flag that photo.

Note: You can not verify photos that you have uploaded.
Bob Jackson
VeloBase v.2.7.8 rev.5 - a Fischer Frameworks application, Copyright ¬© (2020) - All rights reserved.

Find the information on VeloBase.com useful? Please consider donating a few dollars towards the web-hosting cost. Thank you.