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Sheldon’s bicycle pages

Harriet has neatly reformatted Sheldon’s bicycle page. Read all about ’em. I find the page about his Greenspeed recumbent especially interesting. Who but Sheldon would be extolling the advantages of a low-rider tadpole recumbent tricycle for off-road riding?

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Sheldon Brown memorial service

For the 10th anniversary of Sheldon’s death, we are posting video of his mamorial service. You may it view it here or click to view it on YouTube.

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MIT aluminum bicycle project, 1974

New post: the MIT aluminum bicycle project, 1974, where modern aluminum bicycle frames got their start as student Marc Rosenbaum’s thesis project. sheldonbrown.com site owner Harriet Fell built one of the original MIT aluminum bicycle frames, it came to be … Continue reading

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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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Done with updating the Cyclecomputer/GPS Database…for now

We’re done updating the cyclecomputer and GPS database — this is the Internet’s most complete listing — except that it never is complete, as new models appear and old manuals are unearthed. Please feel free to send in information!

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Cyclecomputer and GPS database update

Our cyclecomputer and GPS database is undergoing a major review. We’re not all done yet but we have fixed a number of bad links where manufacturers dropped support — thanks to the Internet Archive and our backup copies. And then … Continue reading

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The Eagle Has Landed

Sheldon would have been 73 today. On November 3, 2003 Sheldon explored another mode of transportation. This was his first time riding a horse, Walter, a large (17 hands) 9-year old draft cross. Sheldon insisted on riding in shorts and … Continue reading

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More about stuck seatposts

More details on removing a stuck seatpost. Reader Andrew Livingston has refined the information Matt Duff sent us on using caustic soda to dissolve (yes, dissolve!) a stuck aluminum seatpost in a steel frame.

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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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