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Update to Shimano 7-speed hub gear page

Our Shimano 7-speed hub page is now updated to fix the links which broke when Shimano redid its Web site. We have also added information about new models, and made a few improvements in the text. All of our pages … Continue reading

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Sturmey-Archer 4, 5 and 7-speed hubs

We have updated our article about Sturmey-Archer 4, 5 and 7-speed internal-gear hubs to reflect changes in hub availability and new documentation.

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Shimano 4-speed IG Hub Page Updated

Shimano Nexus 4-speed page updated — in our continuing quest to keep up to date with Shimano’s ever-changing Web site, we’ve updated the links and related information on Shimano Nexus 4-speed internal-gear hubs

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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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Upgrading to index shifting

We have a major update to our page on upgrading older bicycles to index shifting. This can be done at a lower cost than you may expect, because there is usually no need to replace the rear wheel! Shifter choices, … Continue reading

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Securing your bicycle against theft

We have made major additions and updates to our article on locking and securing your bicycle against theft

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360 Degree Video

New article about 360 degree video and the Garmin VIRB 360 camera — an action camera which shoots video in every direction at once. How to use this camera on a bicycle, describing where to mount it, its features and … Continue reading

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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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