Tag Archives: bottom bracket

Unthreaded bottom bracket dimensions

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

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About torque

John has written a new article about torque, as it applies to threaded parts, braking and drivetrains.

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Another in Italian

Salvatore Celi has also translated Sheldon’s article on Shimano Dura-Ace components into Italian, http://avvsavv.blogspot.it/2013/07/sheldon-brown-shimano-dura-ace.html

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Bottom-bracket spindle tapers

Photos and text have been added giving examples of different tapers, and combinations of spindle and crank that are compatible, or not. It’s here.

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Major update to cotterless crank article

John has expanded and updated the article on cotterless cranks.

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Upgrading old road bikes

I’ve filled out and Harriet has formatted Sheldon’s page about upgrading old road bikes, which Sheldon left as a work in progress.

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varsity-shaddox.html

Minor edits, a tag line and a photo added to Tom Shaddox’s article about the Schwinn Varsity.

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