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Old 09-27-11, 07:27 PM   #1
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Bike Maintenance Books that disciss IGHs? Alfine in particular?

I am thinking of buying an IGH bike. I'd like to educate myself a little about IGH maintenance, particularly the Shimano Alfine. I don't expect to do much of the maintenance myself, but I'd like to understand some of it - the same reason that I have Haynes manuals for the my cars.

I have been looking at Zinn and the other manuals at Amazon, using the "Look Inside" function to check out the indexes. So far, I haven't found a book with Alfine in the index.

Does anyone know of a general bike maintenance book that has a decent discussion of Alfine IGH hubs?

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Old 09-27-11, 10:29 PM   #2
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No print books, but plenty of links.
http://bike.shimano.com/publish/cont...tech_tips.html
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/nexus8/pages/12.htm
http://hubstripping.wordpress.com/ne...ter-8-shimano/
http://www.astounding.org.uk/ian/hubgear/new_unmod.html
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Geared_hub_bikes/
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Old 09-28-11, 08:34 AM   #3
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You forgot Aaron's:

http://www.rideyourbike.com/shimanoIGH.shtml

He has other makes shown, I put the shimano link up.

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