Tag Archives: Sturmey Archer

Drum Brake Renovation

The drum brakes on the Blue ICE started acting up after a mere 8.650km of heavy use. Braking performance was still good, but the left brake was starting to get stuck. That’s normally a sure sign that the brake pads … Continue reading

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Front Wheel Rebuild

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I’m in the middle of rebuilding the front wheels of the black Sprint. They served me very well for close to 6,000km and it was actually nothing wrong with them. Ok, the spokes where too short. Despite meticulously measuring the … Continue reading

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Ginkgo SA+ drum brake hubs with heat sinks

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Ginkgo just quietly listed their new ‘SA+’ drum brake hubs in 70mm and 90mm drum diameter with custom designed heat sinks in their online shop. the 70mm SA+ drum brake hubs All Sturmey Archer drum brake hubs from Ginkgo sport … Continue reading

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