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How to remove a wheel with a Shimano internal hub

A few minutes ago I had to pull the rear wheel of my MEC Hold Steady bike. This was the first time I’d removed the rear wheel, which has a Shimano Nexus internal hub on it. For rear wheels with derailleurs, removing the rear wheel is a matter of seconds — pop the quick release […]

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MEC Hold Steady bike

MEC Hold Steady

I added a new bike to the collection today — an MEC Hold Steady. This will be an interesting ride as I’ve never ridden with an internally-geared hub before. Once I’ve put it through a few hundred kilometers I’ll write up a review and post it.

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