Tag Archives: shifter

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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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 … 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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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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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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Shimano Alfine 11-speed page update

Continuing our updates of Shimano internal-gear hub pages, we have now updated our page about Shimano Alfine 11-speed hubs.

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New coverage of Shimano 3-speed

The Shimano 3-speed hub page has been updated with coverage of the SG-3R75 pulley-shifting hub including drive ratios. The gear calculator pages also have been updated.

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Major update to Shimano 8-speed IG hub page

Our page about Shimano 8-speed internal-gear hubs now includes information on the new hub models. The table listing hubs has a new column indicating which cassette joint or motor unit works with each hub, and which hubs have interchangeable internal … Continue reading

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