Re: [Classicrendezvous] Sturmey Archer SW Hub also SA front hub brake


Example: Racing:Jacques Boyer

Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 23:52:16 -0800
To: Sheldon Brown <CaptBike@sheldonbrown.com>, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: Joseph Bender-Zanoni <jfbender@umich.edu>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Sturmey Archer SW Hub also SA front hub brake
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I said: I was startled to realize that the 3rd gear is the one to one ratio rather than the 2nd as in an AW.
> Sheldon said:
>That's not correct. 2nd gear is 1 to 1. It's similar to the AW
>except for wider range.

So much for my groggy examination this morning. Of course as I held the axle still and rotated it something snapped into place in the hub and I could see that third gear was not 1 to 1.
>
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There goes one reptile at least.

Sheldon: Any word on the TA "truks"?

Joe