Tag Archives: Sheldon

Addition to freewheels page

There’s a new section in our freewheels page showing how freewheels work and what is inside.

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Videos and articles about Paris-Brest-Paris

Harriet Fell, owner of this site, was one of the first Americans to finish the iconic 1200km Paris-Brest-Paris ride, and was one ammong several people to give talks about PBP at an event run by the Charles River Wheelers bicycle … Continue reading

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Harriet Fell’s 1975 Paris-Brest-Paris ride

Harriet Fell tells the story of her 1975 Paris-Brest-Paris ride. She was one of the first Americans to complete PBP. The story is online at sheldonbrown.com, and her illustrated talk is on Youtube.

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Ditch the Itch!

Heart monitor belt a bother? Ditch the itch and breathe free! ShelBroCo has a better way.

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Sturmey-Archer indicator spindles

Major revision to our article about Sturmey-Archer indicator spindles — which ones fit which hubs. Also a new article on how to measure for an indicator spindle in case you can’t identify the hub. Many thanks to Bruce Dance for … Continue reading

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Tubeless tires

We have a new page about tubeless tires for bicycles. We aren’t great tubeless-tire fans and we’ll tell you why!

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Cyclecomputer and GPS database updated

Sheldonbrown.com has compiled links to more cyclecomputer and bicycle GPS manuals, old and new, than you will find anywhere else on the Internet. We have once again added information on new models and re-linked when a brand has discontinued support, … Continue reading

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Drum brakes

New article about drum brakes — how they work, their advantages and disadvantages, installation, maintenance, safety considerations.

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Sachs and SRAM internal-gear hubs update

We have updated all of our pages about Sachs and SRAM internal-gear hubs, fixing broken links and, regretfully, indicating that SRAM is now no longer making internal-gear hubs. But many of you are using these hubs, and we are maintaining … Continue reading

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Fixed gear, singlespeed

All of our pages about fixed-gear and singlespeed bicycles have been updated. Information about derailerless drivetrains including workarounds for frames with vertical dropouts has been consolidated in a single article and expanded. Table of contents for these articles.

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