Re: [CR]Hub gears with narrow spacing


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Date: Sun, 06 May 2001 19:07:02 -0400
From: Steve Freides <steve@fridayscomputer.com>
Organization: Friday's Computer, Inc.
To: Sheldon Brown <CaptBike@sheldonbrown.com>
Cc: Classic Lightweights <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]Hub gears with narrow spacing
References: <3AF1D0E9.9FA189D5@fridayscomputer.com> <v0421010bb71784ca1b40@[10.0.1.6]>


If I get such a hub, would the modern S/A 3-speed trigger work for the older 3-speeds, and what might one use to shift the 4-speed variety in lieu of an original trigger?

-S-

Sheldon Brown wrote, in part:
>
> You might keep an eye out on eBay for an old Sturmey Archer FM, FC,
> AM, or AC hub. These were all made for 110 spacing, and were medium
> (FM, AM) and close (FC, AC) ratio. The "F"s were 4 speed, "A"s were
> 3 speed. See: http://sheldonbrown.com/sturmey-archer.html and
> http://sheldonbrown.com/hubs-internal.html