Tag Archives: gearing

Shimano 4-speed hub gears

Expanded coverage of Shimano Nexus 4-speed hub gears — we now have rebuilding information, translated from manuals in German which are the only ones we could find online — complete instructions for both the freewheeling/Rollerbrake version and the coaster brake … Continue reading

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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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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 Pages Updated

Major update to the Sturmey-Archer pages: * fixed links which S-A broke by redoing its Web site (that’s everything about current hubs). * updated the list of hubs. * Added new technical information. Our cribsheet of hub model names and … Continue reading

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Addition to page on SRAM G8 and G9 hubs

John has added some owner comments to the page on SRAM G8 and G9 internal-gear hubs. Opinions are generally very positive.

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Click to re-order spindle list

The list of Sturmey-Archer indicator spindles now sorts either on the part number or on the spindle length, with a mouse click.

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Edit to cable travel adapter cribsheet

The cable travel adapter cribsheet has been edited to include more information, and links.

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Wandering the show floor at the Interbike trade show

It took a few days to finish — the big page about products of interest seen on the show floor at the Interbike trade show.

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SRAM G9 Hub

Our article about the SRAM G8 hub now also covers the new G9 9-speed.

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Home-brew hybrid gearing

Additions to the article on internal-gear hubs — more about how to construct a multi-speed hybrid-gearing system using a stock 3-speed hub and two sprockets and/or two chainwheels. It indexes even without index shifters! Photo courtesy of Mark Stonich.

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