Tag Archives: gearing

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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SRAM G8 Hub

New article about the SRAM G8 8-speed internal hub gear — all you need to know to install this hub: specifications, gear ratios,  parts compatibility and availability, how the mechanism works.  As far as we know, this is the one … Continue reading

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8-speed Shimano hubs — update

We have updated our page on Shimano 8-speed hubs. Shimano changed a number of links and posted some new information.

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New article and paper by Osman Isvan

New article by Osman Isvan introducing and summarizing his series of technical papers about bicycling propulsion, wind, hills and measurement techniques. And a new paper about measurement, too.

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Shimano Nexus 4-speed

John has put together a new article about the Shimano Nexus 4-speed internal-gear hub, with links to a parts list and servicing information. This hub has been discontinued, but in case you want to keep one going…

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Five-Speed Hub Gears

Article about 4- and 5-speed Sturmey-Archer hubs kindly shared by John Forester and now on sheldonbrown.com. This dips into the history of the hubs and suggests several useful modifications also applicable to other hubs.

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