Tag Archives: 7-speed

Update to 5-speed hub information

Our Sturmey-Archer 4, 5 and 7-speed hub page has been updated with links to newly-available information on recent 5-speed hubs.

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Gear Calculator updated and now also in German

The Sheldon Brown gear calculator is updated and improved: more tire sizes are covered including fatbikes, 29ers, 29+ and monster bikes, and we now have a version in German, as well as French.

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Additions to the Gear Calculator

New crank lengths have been added to the Gear Calculator and Internal Gear Calculator, so they can calculate gain ratios for children’s bicycles with cranks down to 100 mm (less than 4 inches).

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New tire sizes in Gear Calculator

Several tire sizes have been added to the Gear Calculator: Fatbike sizes: 26 inch tires, 26 x 3.8, 4.0, 4.25, 4.7 Wide 29ers: 29 x 2.7 and 3.0 32 inch and 36 inch (common on unicycles).

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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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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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Sturmey-Archer anti-rotation washers

Major addition to our article with general technical information about Sturmey-Archer internal-gear hubs — the different types of anti-rotation washers. It matters which ones you use!

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Updates to Sturmey-Archer 4, 5 and 7-speed hub page

Major updates to the page on Sturmey-Archer 4, 5 and 7-speed hubs, mostly concerning the hubs sold from 1991 through 2009.

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More troubleshooting advice on Sachs/SRAM internal-gear hubs

There’s more troubleshooting advice now in our article about Sachs/SRAM internal-gear hubs: how to test whether a problem is inside the hub, or only in the shifter and cable — for hubs with 3, 5 or 7 speeds, with pullchain(s) … Continue reading

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Shimano Internal-Gear Hubs

John has made major updates to the pages on Shimano Nexus and Alfine internal-gear hubs — 3-speed, 7-speed and 8-speed; also a page with general mechanical information.

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