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Old 11-21-07, 08:34 AM   #1
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Raleigh with Sturmey 5 speed hub

I have been told that Raleigh had released in the eighties (or nineties ?) one version of their "Superbe " model (or equivalent) in metalic blue color and equipped with the 5 (or 7 speed) Surmey Archer hub.
Any light on the matter would help me.
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Old 11-21-07, 08:56 AM   #2
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pics and serial number would be wunderbar....
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Old 11-21-07, 09:20 AM   #3
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That would have been the 5-speed Sturmey-Archer unit, some of which had an interesting dual-lever control system with conventional high-medium-low on one lever and a wide/narrow range selector on the other.
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The S5 always had that system. The Sprinter always didn't, and was a much later model.
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