[*BCM*] see in the world.
lfpeters at gis.net
Sat Jun 17 08:48:39 EDT 2006
Ah, Shimano - The Adolph Hitler of bike parts...... (||:-)
Actually, they are more like Microsoft, but without the innovation.
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From: "Moz" <list at moz.geek.nz>
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Sent: Saturday, June 17, 2006 4:52 AM
Subject: Re: [*BCM*] see in the world.
> Lee Peters said:
>> I don't know about Harris Cyclery, but I would be cautious of Sheldon
>> Brown's information. He was way off on internal hubs. I interpreted the
>> article as a recommendation of the Shimano 7-speed system. Having
>> experienced the Nexus, I would not recommend it to anyone who rides more
>> than 12 miles a year.
> I've had the same experience with Sheldon - he was trying to tell me
> that the Nexus 8 speed shifted better than a Rohloff. Snort.
> Unfortunately for him I own one of each, and the Shitmano lasted 3000
> miles in my commuter before it had to be replaced (major graunching
> noises, no freewheeling) but my Rohloff... ah, my Rohloff. It's so
> dreamy. I've used in in a loadbike, two touring bikes and my folder
> (at over $1000 for the hub, I'm only buying one). It's got ~10,000
> miles on it with no problems.
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