At 11:18 AM 12/7/2008, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Greetings restoring a 1948 Carlton that I got on ebay years
>ago.?This bike came with a Sturmey Archer 4 speed and drop
>bars.?Componants on the bike appear to be original.??Is there a
>Right, Prober or Perfered place to mount the Sturmey?triger on the
>drop bars?? Thanks for the help? Clem Skehan Willoughby Ohio
Clem, IMHO There's no improper way to do it as long as it works for you.
I spend most of my time on the hoods so here's how I did it on my 1957 Raleight RRA Moderne http://bikesmithdesign.com/MyBikes/rra/rra3.jpg
For the top 3 gears it's a bit like using STI but when I need to force it into "Bottom" gear I have to get on the drops and use my thumb.