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  • Shimano Freehub Body with Anti Gouging Splines
  • Campy Freehub Body

Freehub Body with Anti Gouging Splines

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One of the most popular items we offer is the freehub bodies for our hubs that came on wheels until 2013. Yes, we still have a ton of wheels over 4 years old being ridden daily!!
We are pleased to offer the new version of this freehub body with three splines containing a stainless steel insert. This will absorb the impact of the cassette and reduce gouging. All aluminum freehub bodies can have impact marks from the cassette over time, but with the three stainless steel inserts this is prevented without adding any weight.

NOTE: the stainless steel anti gouging inserts are ONLY for the Shimano freehub bodies. Because the splines on the Campy freehub bodies are much deeper, they do not need any anti gouging materials!

Replacement freehub body for the 2012 model year Boyd Cycling hubs (these will NOT work with the new redesigned 2013 model year hubs). This freehub body is the newest design with Enduro sealed bearings (1X6801 1X6902) and six independently operating pawls for very fast engagement when you stomp on the pedals. There is a small spring under each pawl to guarantee solid engagement out of each pawl. This freehub came standard on all of our hubs until 2013.


These are 11 Speed Shimano freehubs. You can still run 10 speed on an 11 speed compatible freehub with a 1.8mm spacer behind the cassette. If you have 11 speed Shimano you MUST run the 11 speed freehub body (no spacer required). There is NO REDISHING of the rear wheel required when swapping over to an 11 speed freehub body.


Very simple design makes it easy to change out the freehub body using just two 5mm allen wrenches. You can change between Shimano 10sp, Shimano 11sp, and Campy very easily without having to redish the wheel after (the dish is made up in the freehub body). This design allows for the use of a heavier grease between the pawls and teeth inside the hub for more of a noise dampening effect. Use a low viscosity oil if you like for your hubs to be a little louder.


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  1. easy hub rebuild

    Posted by John Boucher on 6th Feb 2017

    I used the 11 speed upgrade kit to rebuild my rear hub. This came with everything required and the rebuild was completed in 5 minutes with basic tools. Highly recommended!

  2. great service

    Posted by enrique on 19th Dec 2016

    Great service

  3. Unbeatable customer service!

    Posted by Unknown on 28th Aug 2016

    I purchased this freehub body to upgrade to 11-speed. It installs quick and easy. While taking apart my old freehub, I damaged the axle in the process. I emailed Boyd asking about a buying a replacement and he had one shipped to me within the week at no charge! Customer service like this is hard to come by, which is why my wheels will continue to have Boyd's name on them.

  4. Easy and affordable!

    Posted by Rusty Broussard on 9th Aug 2016

    Recently upgraded from 9 speed to 11 speed, so I need this freehub to make the transition. Arrived quickly and easy to swap out. Perfect!

  5. Awesome customer service!

    Posted by Chris Harre on 21st Mar 2016

    I bought a pair of 10 speed Boyd carbon tubular wheels off of eBay. I reviewed Boyd's website on how to upgrade to 11 speed. I emailed a picture of the wheels to Boyd just to make sure that all I needed was an 11 speed freehub. They reviewed the picture and responded in only a couple of hours to confirm that I only needed the freehub to upgrade. As a testament to Boyd wheels, they felt very responsive and super fast in the 2 crits I did this weekend. I will definitely consider Boyd wheels first on my next wheel purchase!

  6. Great Service

    Posted by Kevin on 29th Jan 2016

    I was having trouble getting the old freehub off and Boyd himself answered all my emails.

    Excellent customer service.

    Haven't tested the hub yet but I'd expect the performance and and worry free use as my 10spd freehub

  7. Fantastic

    Posted by John Hunter on 16th Sep 2015

    Best customer service you could ever want. Easy all the way around.

  8. Plug & Play

    Posted by Brandon Davis (www.wattagecottagecoaching.com) on 5th May 2015

    Seamless install made my conversion to 11spd easy and fast! Rode my 60mm Carbon Clinchers this last weekend in Speedweek and was flying thanks to fast shipping and easy install!

  9. So easy to make compatible.

    Posted by Bobby Bailey on 29th Apr 2015

    I begrudgingly upgraded to 11 speed this year. I was afraid that my trusted Boyd Rouleurs would be rendered useless. Not so. This simple upgrade added a bomb-proof training wheel-set to my quiver. Now they are my go to training wheel for my TT Bike which has finicky brakes set up for more narrow wheels. I am stoked to apply this upgrade to an older set of 50mm Boyds we have too!

  10. OEM Performance Returned

    Posted by Rusty G. on 25th Mar 2015

    Needed new freehub for 2013 model year Vitesse wheelset. Fast shipment. Fantastic customer service. Impressed all-around. Arrived lightely greased and was plug and play. Ride on!

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    Boyd Cycling
    115 Welborn St
    Greenville, SC 29601

  • Phone: (864) 501-BOYD (2693)

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