Tag Archives: shimano

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

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sheldonbrown.com’s angle on the Trek quick-release recall

Sheldonbrown.com’s angle on the Trek quick-release recall. This addresses technical issues which we haven’t seen covered in news reports.

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Edit to cable travel adapter cribsheet

The cable travel adapter cribsheet has been edited to include more information, and links.

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bottom bracket information revised

We’ve added David Richardson’s photo of damage to a Shimano Octalink V1 crank from installing it on a V2 spindle to the bottom-bracket database. Also, we’ve coordinated bottom-bracket threading standards tables in the several files where they appear.

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Unthreaded bottom bracket dimensions

New cribsheet page with dimensions of unthreaded bottom brackets, and compatibility information.

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

8-speed Shimano hubs — update

We have updated our page on Shimano 8-speed hubs. Shimano changed a number of links and posted some new information.

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Biopace chainrings

We like Shimano Biopace non-round chainrings, and they are reliably available on eBay. We have expanded our article on how to choose and use them.

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments