Category Archives: Updates

Upgrading to index shifting

We have a major update to our page on upgrading older bicycles to index shifting. This can be done at a lower cost than you may expect, because there is usually no need to replace the rear wheel! Shifter choices, … Continue reading

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Securing your bicycle against theft

We have made major additions and updates to our article on locking and securing your bicycle against theft

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360 Degree Video

New article about 360 degree video and the Garmin VIRB 360 camera — an action camera which shoots video in every direction at once. How to use this camera on a bicycle, describing where to mount it, its features and … Continue reading

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Update on Shimano IG Hubs

We have updated our page on issues common to Shimano Nexus and Alfine hubs — new hub models, electronic shifting.

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The Eagle Has Landed

Sheldon would have been 73 today. On November 3, 2003 Sheldon explored another mode of transportation. This was his first time riding a horse, Walter, a large (17 hands) 9-year old draft cross. Sheldon insisted on riding in shorts and … Continue reading

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More about stuck seatposts

More details on removing a stuck seatpost. Reader Andrew Livingston has refined the information Matt Duff sent us on using caustic soda to dissolve (yes, dissolve!) a stuck aluminum seatpost in a steel frame.

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Shimano Alfine 11-speed page update

Continuing our updates of Shimano internal-gear hub pages, we have now updated our page about Shimano Alfine 11-speed hubs.

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Shimano 3-speed hubs

We have updated our page about Shimano 3-speed hubs. Shimano redid its Web site and broke all the links to technical information. We have repaired the damage and added a few more links, tips and tricks as well.

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Inner tubes

New information has been added in our article about inner tubes on how to check for installation problems which could lead to failure of an inner tube.

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More updates to the Raleigh Twenty page

More additions to the Raleigh Twenty article: how to attach fenders and the rear rack.

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