Category Archives: Updates

Gear calculator updated

The Gear Calculator has been updated with new Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo cassettes, and the new Shimano Steps 5-speed internal-gear hub for E-bikes. French and German versions of the Calculator have been updated too.

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Revised article on truing wheels

We have a major revision to our article on truing wheels, referring to some new tools and additional techniques. There are several new photos. Enjoy.

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Addition to post about 360-degree video

Thanks to Philip Carlson, our article about 360-degree video now includes a video clip illustrating the nighttime performance of the Garmin VIRB 360 camera. As expected, there is camera-motion blur, but it looks much different from that with a conventional camera.

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Rebuilding freewheels

We have a much expanded description of how to rebuild a freewheel, now a new article and no longer just a paragraph in our main article on freewheels.

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Revisions to Sachs/SRAM Internal-gear hub pages

Every once in a while we go back and review our pages to deal with product changes and link rot. We just did that with all our pages about Sachs and SRAM internal-gear hubs. You will find product manuals here … Continue reading

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Deinterlacing video

We have many pages about shooting, editing and processing bicycle video. Here’s a new page about deinterlacing. What is that? well, the page will tell you. It can do a lot to improve the quality of older standard-definition video footage, … Continue reading

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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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Sheldon’s 75th

Sheldon Brown would have been 75 years old today. We miss him dearly. Sheldon Brown T-shirts are sold by Harris Cyclery at the store and by mail order. Proceeds from the sale of these T-shirts will be donated to 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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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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