Author Archives: John

Edits to a number of articles in the Jobst Brandt series, and an embedded video in the one about front-end shimmy.

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Click to re-order spindle list

The list of Sturmey-Archer indicator spindles now sorts either on the part number or on the spindle length, with a mouse click.

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More indicator spindles

David Prosser of Sturmey Archer has sent information about a couple of Sturmey-Archer indicator spindles (the chain-pull assembly which shifts the hub). It is now on our indicator spindle page. Thanks David!

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Edit to cable travel adapter cribsheet

The cable travel adapter cribsheet has been edited to include more information, and links.

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Wandering the show floor at the Interbike trade show

It took a few days to finish — the big page about products of interest seen on the show floor at the Interbike trade show.

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The Award Dinner at Interbike

The food was good but the sound system was overdone: http://www.sheldonbrown.com/lasvegas/award-dinner.html

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Outdoor Demo Day at Interbike

A report, with photos .

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Interbike bicycle trade show

I’ll be at the Interbike bicycle trade show in Las Vegas this week. I’ll be reporting on it here and on the Web page: http://sheldonbrown.com/las-vegas2014.html . — John Allen, for sheldonbrown.com.

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Spoking patterns for large hubs

New article on spoke patterns which avoid excessive spoke angles with large hubs such as electrically-assisted bike hub motors.

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Measuring hub and rim for spoke-length calculation

New page on how to measure a hub and rim to get the numbers to enter into a spoke-length calculator.

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