Tag Archives: internal-gear

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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Shimano 8-speed Internal-Gear Hubs

Major revision to the page about Shimano 8-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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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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Derailerless drivetrains

New article, derailerless drivetrains: How to choose frame and rear hub for a happy combination on a bicycle without derailers: a fixed gear, singlespeed, internal-gear hub, coaster brake bicycle — and how to adjust the chain tension. This article compiles … 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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Cycling in winter

Well, it’s time for this, in much of the Northern-Hemisphere anyway. Before I get onto my bicycle this morning, let me announce an article about winter cycling! Here’s one of my favorite photos of Sheldon… The article covers winter bicycles, … Continue reading

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Sturmey-Archer 8-speed Cable Pull

Information the current series of Sturmey-Archer 8-speed hubs has been added to the cribsheet of internal-gear hub cable pull measurements. Not quite the same as for the earlier series! Thanks to David Choma for the measurements!

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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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Crib sheet of internal-gear hub cable-pull measurements

NEW – Crib sheet of internal-gear hub shifter cable pull measurements The main thing this shows is that there is very little compatibility, though there is *some* — mostly among three-speeds, though not always among them either. I thank Alex … Continue reading

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