Re: [CR]Re: Why convert a 4-speed Sturmey trigger for ASC use?


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Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 14:22:40 -0500
From: "coel canth" <coelcanth@gmail.com>
To: "John Clay" <jmedclay@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Why convert a 4-speed Sturmey trigger for ASC use?
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yes that's mostly right, a 4-speed trigger will work; the indexes are the same.. but you would use 1, 3 & 4, or, B, N, & H in sturmey-archer terms 2 (or L) is the position you must shift through

andrei padlowski glen ridge, nj

On Feb 11, 2008 9:44 AM, John Clay <jmedclay@yahoo.com> wrote:
> This is news to me. A regular SA 4-speed trigger has
> correct cable pull for an ASC if you just use
> positions 1, 2, and 4? Or is it a case of just sorta
> good enough to work?
>
> John Clay
> Tallahassee, Floriad
> USA
>
>
> --- Harvey Sachs <hmsachs@verizon.net> wrote:
>
> > John Clay wrote:
> > >I need to convert a Sturmey 4-speed trigger for
> > use
> > >with an ASC hub. I've heard that instructions
> > exist
> > >but haven't been able to find any. Does anyone
> > here
> > >know where I can find them, have a copy or know
> > >basically how it's done?
> > +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >
> > It's sort of funny what folks can get used to. I
> > first set up my ASC
> > maybe a quarter century ago, with the 4-speed
> > trigger I had lying
> > around. Never bothered to open it up and file off
> > the extra notch. It's
> > easy enough to shift from "2" all the way up to "4".
> > If you forget, you
> > wind up in a real "neutral:" there is a very narrow
> > freewheeling gate
> > between top and second. I don't recommend using
> > this, of course.
> >
> > I'm not apathetic, I just don't care. :-)
> >
> > harvey sachs
> > mcLean va