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Shimano 8-speed IG hub update

Sheldonbrown.com provides a forwarding page whenever we consolidate or move material. Not so Shimano, which broke all our links to its technical information. Sigh. We have just repaired our page on Shimano 8-speed internal-gear hubs. .

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Update on Shimano IG Hubs

We have updated our page on issues common to Shimano Nexus and Alfine hubs — new hub models, electronic shifting.

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Shimano Alfine 11-speed page update

Continuing our updates of Shimano internal-gear hub pages, we have now updated our page about Shimano Alfine 11-speed hubs.

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Shimano 3-speed hubs

We have updated our page about Shimano 3-speed hubs. Shimano redid its Web site and broke all the links to technical information. We have repaired the damage and added a few more links, tips and tricks as well.

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More info on SRAM internal-gear hubs

More information on the SRAM S7 internal-gear hub — a reader has sent us links to step-by-step rebuilding information and model comparisons, with photos. The text is in Russian but the photos tell the story and then there’s Google Translate. … Continue reading

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Exposing and reinstalling the inner tube without removing the wheel

How to expose the inner tube for patching without removing the wheel, and how to put things back together — very useful on a bicycle where removing the wheel is difficult.  This article includes videos showing how to do it … Continue reading

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Creaks, Clicks and Clunks — and Rubs and Lurches and Rattles

Information has been added to the Creaks, Clicks and Clunks page to help you diagnose several more problems. The page now covers more types of cranks, the noiseless lurches and bumps which occur due to tire damage, chain too wide … Continue reading

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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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SRAM Automatix 2-speed hub

New article about the SRAM Automatix two-speed hub. We have information on maintenance, choice among variant models, and how to adjust the speed at which it shifts automatically.

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Leather saddle repair

A rail on your Brooks leather saddle broke? Our new page lists repair sites around the world. Your repaired saddle will be better than new, because it is broken in. Photo: Simon Firth, of Transport cycles, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, authorized … Continue reading

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