Internal gear hubs - everything you need to know

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Lance Branquinho

Lance Branquinho is a Namibian-born media professional who graduated to mountain biking after injuries curtailed his fascination with trail running. He has a weakness for British steel hardtails, especially those which only run a single gear. Lance is an award-winning writer who has contributed to myriad piblications all over the world including Cyclingnews, Bike Perfect, MBR, Topgear, TopCar and Car magazine.


6 months 1 week ago

I wonder how the best perform in low temperatures. This week, with temperatures of -5 deg C I found the Nexus 7 hub on my daily commuter very very sluggish. Made it feel like I was cycling through treacle. At one point, I couldn't shift out of 5th gear...don't know whether that was the hub itself or a frozen cable though.