Category Archives: New pages

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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Ditch the Itch!

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

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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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Drum brakes

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

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Check your bicycle for safety

Bike check — a quick safety check you can do on your bicycle– and more extensive testing too.

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More about bicycling video

A table of contents page for our articles about bicycling video, and some new articles too — camera reviews, articles about technique and video-editing software.

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Band brakes

A band brake, common in Japan and occasionally seen in the USA, is an inside-out drum brake. Instead of brake shoes which press outward against the inside of a brake drum, a band brake has a flexible band which wraps … Continue reading

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ShelBroCo Power Powder

Boost your energy for early-season training with ShelBroCo Power Powder. Well, OK, if you are down under, it works for late-season training too. Just pour ShelBroCo Power Powder into your water bottle, add water, shake, then go! We have specialĀ  … Continue reading

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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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