Re: Best 5,7,8 speed IGH with focus on durability?
- Oiling instructions are available on the Shimano web site.
--- In Geared_hub_bikes@yahoogroups.com, tomatocity <tomatocity@...> wrote:
> "oil dip" is this what it sounds like or...?
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 6:48 PM, cerberus 900 <cerberus900@...> wrote:
> > I would recommend the Shimano 8 speed of your choice. These hubs are
> > the most overbuilt of any other than the rohloff, and the basic design
> > has been through more improvements than I can count. They are the only
> > large gear hub that you have any hope of finding small parts for at
> > your LBS. They are also the only non-rohloff gear hubs that have a
> > proven track record of off-road use. Oil dip the hub once a year and
> > keep an eye on the cable adjustment and you could easily get 20 years
> > of use out of one. And you get a real (if not ideal) choice of
> > shifters.
> > --
> > --Cerb