Originally Posted by GeneFiorot
Like I said boys we should be urging Jim to make us a real hub with real bearings to withstand 30 mph and better for long term rides.
Gene, You can get a good hub that will withstand the speed and abuse, but be prepaired to pay for it. Probably going to cost quite a bit more than an engine kit, and that seems to be what everyone uses as a base for building their bike.
Search Phil Wood hand built hubs with sealed bearings.