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Chirridos, Crujidos y Chasquidos…Creaks, Clicks & Clunks

Ahora también en español: Chirridos, Crujidos y Chasquidos… ¿Tu bici hace ruidos extraños cuando montas? ¡Este artículo intentará ayudarte a hacer que se calle! Traduccción de Pablo Zumárraga. And also revised in English: Creaks, Clicks & Clunks… Does your bike … Continue reading

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Postings from Carapace Completed Umber

Need a bit of fun to brighten up a cold winter day? Give this a try: Postings from Carapace Completed Umber. .

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Added information on headsets on the Raleigh Twenty page

You can use a threadless headset with the Twenty’s threaded front fork! http://sheldonbrown.com/raleigh-twenty.html

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Ajuste de conos

Thanks to Pablo Zumárraga, the article on “Cone Adjustment” (http://sheldonbrown.com/cone-adjustment.html) is now available in Spanish: “Ajuste de Conos” (http://sheldonbrown.com/spanish/cone-adjustment-Spanish.html). Gracias á Pablo Zumárraga, el artí­culo “Cone Adjustment” (http://sheldonbrown.com/cone-adjustment.html) ahora está disponible en español: “Ajuste de Conos” (http://sheldonbrown.com/spanish/cone-adjustment-Spanish.html).

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Shimano 8-speed Internal-Gear Hubs

Major revision to the page about Shimano 8-speed hubs: – Added information on new hub models and fixed the many links which Shimano broke when it went to its new organization of technical Web pages. – Linked to a number … Continue reading

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Shimano 7-speed Hubs

Major revision to the page about Shimano 7-speed hubs: – Added information on new hub models and fixed the many links which Shimano broke when it went to its new organization of technical Web pages – Linked to a number … Continue reading

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Derailerless drivetrains

New article, derailerless drivetrains: How to choose frame and rear hub for a happy combination on a bicycle without derailers: a fixed gear, singlespeed, internal-gear hub, coaster brake bicycle — and how to adjust the chain tension. This article compiles … Continue reading

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SRAM and Sachs Internal-gear hubs

Updates to our main page on Sachs and SRAM hubs , and our page on the G8 and G9 hubs. We have located additional technical information from SRAM, and wehave fixed a number of Web links that went bad.

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Updates to cyclecomputer calibration page

Links to instruction sheets for many more bicycle computers have been added to the computer calibration instruction page .

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Cycling in winter

Well, it’s time for this, in much of the Northern-Hemisphere anyway. Before I get onto my bicycle this morning, let me announce an article about winter cycling! Here’s one of my favorite photos of Sheldon… The article covers winter bicycles, … Continue reading

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