Tag Archives: 12-speed

Updates to chainline and frame-spacing pages.

As of 2018, fatbikes and disk brakes have led to several new axle-length standards. The problem of disk brakes’ pulling the hub out of the front dropouts  has been addressed with through axles, which insert into a fork with a … Continue reading

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Gear Calculator now supports 12-sprocket cassettes

Update to our gear calculator. It now supports custom 12-sprocket cassettes, and has a listing for the stock SRAM 12-sprocket cassette. Not that we really think that thin sprockets, with a flimsy chain, are a good idea!

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Sachs Elan/SRAM E12 Internals

John has posted a new article about the mechanism of the Sachs Elan/SRAM E12 12-speed internal-gear hub; the largest, heaviest, most complicated internal-gear hub ever marketed — flawed execution of a brilliant design concept. The unusual way this hub establishes … Continue reading

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