Re: [CR]Sheldon Brown and his planetary love of Sturmey Archer


Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2001 09:48:45 -0400
From: Chris Beyer <beyerc@mailserver.volvo.com>
To: garth libre <rabbitman@mindspring.com>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Sheldon Brown and his planetary love of Sturmey Archer
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Garth:

Take another look at Sheldon's website. Rohloff already has a 14-speed hub.

Sachs had a 12-speed, which weighed as much as most complete bikes.......

Chris Beyer Epicyclic Bloomfield, NJ

garth libre wrote:
> Really, my question is why not an internal 10 speed, instead of just 3,4 or 5? With carefull engineering, and evolution of design wouldn't it be at least possible? I mean if we currently fit 10 cogs where we once had 5, then by slenderizing everything it should work. Why not? Garth in Surfside Libre