Re: [CR]Sturmey ASC Hub

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Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 22:44:02 -0400
To: Jeff Slotkin <>,
From: "Sheldon Brown" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Sturmey ASC Hub

At 8:57 PM -0400 10/10/01, Jeff Slotkin wrote:
>At 10:03 AM 10/10/2001 +0100, Chris Wright wrote:
>>Sorry to make anyone jealous; I've just obtained one of these, but without
>>its trigger (and for those of you who don't know, the trigger is a little
>>different from the bog-standard 3-speed one).
>>Ideally I'd love to have an original trigger, and I was wondering if anyone
>>out there has one in their parts bin that they'd part with.
>>I already have a 4-speed one that I can bodge if necessary (although these
>>are getting scarce too, so I'd prefer to keep it in stock for my Moulton),
>>and I'm also toying with a friction shifter as a last resort.
>>As usual, any help is appreciated!
>Can't help with this, but would anyone like to comment on the
>possible pitfalls of running an SA hub in friction.? Been thinkin'
>of this myself. Off list if it's OT, please.

That's what I do with my ASC, using an old SunTour Barcon. Works OK for me.

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