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B tech info. Bikies. B customs. Service Manuals & Parts Lists — Home - Bike Europe. Internal Gear Hub Service. An internally geared hub with drum brake replaces many parts: Aaron's Bicycle Repair, Inc. is committed to selling and servicing internally geared hubs and bikes so equipped.

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Hydraulic brake device - Ashima Ltd. 1.

Hydraulic brake device - Ashima Ltd.

Field of the Invention The present invention relates to a hydraulic brake, and more particularly to a hydraulic brake assembly used to apply opposing brake loads on the wheel rim of a vehicle such as a bicycle, a motorcycle, and the like. 2. Description of Related Art. Wheel Builder « James Moore. BikeHacks. Reader Matteo recently contacted us and noted that he had turned an old wheel into a ceiling light.


His bike deco hack kicked my brain into search mode for another post along the same lines, and before I knew it was in full search mode for hacks we have posted related to decorations made from bike parts. A bunch of time typing and mousing through memory lane resulted in this cumulative post. If you have a bike deco hack you would like to have featured on let us know. 1.

Rim Ceiling Light - Vintage Reader Matteo sent along this ceiling light he created which is featured on his website. Bicycle Design - The blog about industrial design in the bike industry. Models. Rubena - The Czech Bicycle-tyre. HOME - SPECTRA Parts - SPECTRA Parts. Topeak® Cycling Accessories — Prepare to Ride.

XLC : x-cellent Components. WILD MOTION. Dan Burkhart. Chain Maintenance. Chain Maintenance A Religious Question Chain maintenance is one of the most controversial aspects of bicycle mechanics.

Chain Maintenance

Chain durability is affected by riding style, gear choice, whether the bicycle is ridden in rain or snow, type of soil in the local terrain, type of lubricant, lubrication techniques, and the sizes and condition of the bicycle's sprockets. Because there are so many variables, it has not been possible to do controlled experiments under real-world conditions. As a result, everybody's advice about chain maintenance is based on anecdotal "evidence" and experience. Improving Chain Lubrication. The majority of chains used in industry suffer unnecessarily short lives.

Improving Chain Lubrication

This leads many companies to forego chains all together and replace them with belts. In most cases, however, the problem is not the fault of the chains but rather the method in which they are lubricated. The current chain lubrication practice consists of applying a heavy oil or grease to the outside of the chain. While this does a nice job of lubricating the sprockets and the outside of the chain, it does little to protect the most vulnerable area of the chain: the contacting surfaces inside the pin and bushing/ plate/ roller/ hook. Bike Tech Area — Grease Selection: Lithium vs. Lithium Complex. According to a recent NLGI Grease Production Survey, approximately 70 percent of the grease sold worldwide is based on either simple lithium soap or lithium complex thickener.

Grease Selection: Lithium vs. Lithium Complex

You might ask, “Why are those thickener types so popular?” And “How do I decide which one is best for my application?” This article will provide answers to these and a few other questions. First, let us take a historical perspective. Clarence E. Greases based on lithium soap possess many improved properties compared to the other alkali metal soaps that existed in 1942. Lithium complex greases were developed in the late 1940s. Lithium complex greases possess many of the properties of simple lithium soap greases and also have higher dropping points, allowing the greases to be used at higher temperatures. Bike Forums. Bicycle Source / Bike Pro. Cycling News and Bike Reviews for Road Bikes, Mountain Bikes, BMX and More - Bike Rumor. Mountain Bike Review – The Best Mountain Bike Brands and Parts Online - Frame builder, mountain bike pioneer, component, wheel and tyre designer, consultant with Trek Bicycle and a hell of a cook, Keith Bontrager has been at the pointy end of the bike industry for over 30 years.

A former motocross racer who also tuned engines, Bontrager started building road frames in the late 1970s. He then made some of the earliest mountain bike frames before he sold his company to Trek in 1995, who also hired him as a parts designer and consultant. But Bontrager, now an absurdly youthful looking 59-year-old with a range of experience that is unique in the bike industry, actually started out as a physicist, gaining a degree in the subject from the University of Santa Cruz. “You can look at things, at explanations and say, ‘No, that’s not right.’ RoadBikeReview: cycling gear and road bike reviews, forums, and classifieds. The Recumbent & HPV Information Center. Some Bikes at the Owl's Head Transportation Museum. Mountain bike sizing: what size bike do I need? Choosing the correct size of bike is one of the most important decisions you’ll make.

Mountain bike sizing: what size bike do I need?

Don’t buy until you’ve read our advice so you can get the perfect mountain bike set-up for maximum comfort and a reduced chance of injury. A bike that fits correctly is a joy to ride, while one that’s too small can cause handling problems and be uncomfortable on longer rides. Read on for some advice on what frame size to go for, especially if you’re in any doubt about it.