Tag Archives: Sachs

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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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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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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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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Sutherland’s Handbook of Coaster Brake and Internally-Geared Hubs

Sutherland’s handbook of Coaster Brake and Internally-Geared Hubs is now online on this site. Many thanks to Howard Sutherland for permission to post this! The site now covers just about any of these hubs which you might ever have to … Continue reading

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Expanded coaster-brake coverage

Coverage of coaster brakes on sheldonbrown.com has been greatly expanded, now including all the most common models, old and new.

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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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Internal gear theory

John has posted his article on internal-gear hub theory, history and some practical advice. This article describes the internal workings of all the newest hubs including those with compound and multi-stage gearing.

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