Author Archives: John
February 4, 2013 marks the 5th anniversary of the passing of Sheldon Brown, founder of sheldonbrown.com and still the author of most material on the site. As a friend of Sheldon’s once said, “After they made him, they threw away … Continue reading
Photos and text have been added giving examples of different tapers, and combinations of spindle and crank that are compatible, or not. It’s here.
John has expanded and updated the article on cotterless cranks.
Sheldon’s photography and videography tradition continues! The Windows video editing application Avid Studio Ultimate has five different modules which can produce a picture-in-picture effect. Each offers somewhat different features, and it is important to known them all so as not … Continue reading
Sutherland’s handbook of Coaster Brake and Internally-Geared Hubs is now online on this site. Many thanks to Howard Sutherland for permission to post this! The site now covers just about any of these hubs which you might ever have to … Continue reading
Coverage of coaster brakes on sheldonbrown.com has been greatly expanded, now including all the most common models, old and new.
Continuing work to provide useful information to bicyclists using helmet cameras (and others editing video on home computers), John has written an extended review of Avid Studio and Pinnacle Studio video editing applications. This review contains much useful information on … Continue reading
Phil Feng has translated three articles into Chinese — more to come: Bicycle Brake Choices About Bicycle Brakes with Brazed-on Fittings Tire Sizing Systems
Friends, here’s a new article giving step-by-step instructions for maintenance of Bike Friday hinges: http://sheldonbrown.com/bike-friday-hinge.html A question remains: how tight to tighten the bolts.The press the frame tabs against the barrel of the hinge. Probably not too, too tight.
John has put a video on the fenders page. Many more to come!