Tag Archives: 8-speed

More about Sachs/SRAM hubs

John has prepared a new page about the Sachs Orbit hybrid-gear hub and added information about this hub to internal-gears.html and sachs-internal.html; also links to Karsten Stielow’s very interesting Web pages about Sachs and SRAM hubs.

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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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Page updates

John has updated chains.html, with some added thoughts about chain cleaning, and more pictures; also leather.html, with a couple of comments from readers about leather treatments; k7.html and k8.shtml to reflect changes in product availability.

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Repair of Shimano STI Drop-Bar Brake/Shift Levers

These levers no longer index properly when the grease inside gums up — and the internals are very complicated. John Allen has posted an article describing several approaches to repair of these levers, and with a link to an expert … Continue reading

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