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Re: Best 5,7,8 speed IGH with focus on durability?

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  • Rich W
    Oiling instructions are available on the Shimano web site.
    Message 1 of 6 , Dec 1, 2010
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      Oiling instructions are available on the Shimano web site.

      http://bike.shimano.com/publish/content/global_cycle/en/us/index/tech_support/tech_tips.download.-Par50lparsys-0014-downloadFile.html/07)%20Maintenance%20Oil.pdf

      or

      http://tinyurl.com/2bnes6v

      Rich Wood

      --- 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
      > >
      > >
      >
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