Re: [CR]Sturmey Archer trigger on standard alloy road bars?Re:

(Example: Production Builders)

Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 22:01:35 -0500
To: "Classic Rendezvous" <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
From: "Mark Stonich" <bikesmith@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Sturmey Archer trigger on standard alloy road bars?Re:
In-Reply-To: <002701c7fbf0$562b4e70$2e01a8c0@danbarbpc>
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At 9/20/2007 09:40 PM -0400, Dan Artley wrote:
>I've got an ASC trigger mounted on a ttt bar w/ my Jack Taylor. My
>hands are too large for the trigger next to the brake lever, but it
>works as a tight fit, with bar wrap around the bracket rather than
>under. . The
>only photos I've got of it don't show the clamp.
>http://image12.webshots.com/13/0/40/30/170704030HtGlly_fs.jpg

Dan, That looks great! I use SunTour BarCons on all my derailleur bikes, so it would seem natural.

The FMs gear range just isn't wide enough for me. So I'll be mounting a BarCon on the left side to shift between two cogs with a Huret Svelto RD. Not very appropriate for a 50 y/o bike, but I have to choose between original and useful. It's not pretty enough to hang on a wall, and works too well not to ride. At 26 lbs it's my lightest non-recumbent, so it'll be my go-fast bike. (Go-fast being a relative term in my case :-( )
> It still uses the original fixing screw, but just barely

There seems to be some variation in clamp length as someone else was able to do this. But I'm sure my clamp isn't long enough to use a normal fixing screw with my bars. But off list, Ted Ernst suggested a longer, curved bolt.

Mark Stonich;
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