When you design a completely new hub from the ground up it makes sense to design a guard at the same time instead of as an afterthought.
The Ratchet guard ONLY fits the Ratchet hub and integrates seamlessly with the axle system. Supported by the Ratchet hub’s huge 20mm axle and replacing the non-drive side collar the Ratchet Guard is probably the toughest guard in existence.
The Hub Guard is cold forged from 2014-T6 Aluminum to keep the strength high, weight low and price affordable. The guard replaces the steel collar on the Ratchet hub, for a super secure mounting and no spreading your frame’s dropouts to get it to fit. A hardened steel insert inside the aluminum spreads the pressure and prevents crushing no matter the abuse. Best used with one of the 5 ribs in the backside of the hub down, centered with your grinding area.