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    Anyone using this hub?

    As hosted by the fixed gear gallery:

    Sram 3 speed hub converted to 2 speed fix'd (20mb pdf)

    Would be great for the hills round here, anyone converted one of these?

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    I dunno about those but I know a few people with converted sturmey archers. If I remember right, you can't skid on them.

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    sheldon's got a diagram here:

    http://sheldonbrown.com/awfixed.html

    that's for sturmey archer. never tried it, but i think it's kind of complicated, and you sacrifice some performance

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    According to the pdf, converting the AW is a huge hassle and doesn't work as well as a Sram conversion.

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    You can convert bendix as well, some guy has one or two of them on FGG.
    "I don't buy new frames, it just encourages them."

    -T.G.

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    no, but i think i will one of these days

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    Quote Originally Posted by highlyselassie
    According to the pdf, converting the AW is a huge hassle and doesn't work as well as a Sram conversion.
    i've never been lied to by a pdf before.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtyphotons
    i've never been lied to by a pdf before.
    It hardly seems to be some great commercial venture. pdf's are known to be truthful to a fault.

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    if you want 2 why not just get 10?

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    Quote Originally Posted by $0.00/Gal
    if you want 2 why not just get 10?
    because it's possible to make a fixed-gear 2 speed, but impossible to make a fixed-gear 10 speed (at least with the amounts of money anybody's willing to spend on the problem)...

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