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Old 08-30-12, 10:04 AM
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Originally Posted by rideone View Post
how about using the Sturmey Archer 5 speed thumbshifter with an an older 5-sp freewheel? I'm going to try it out, but thought i'd ask around here first.

http://www.amazon.com/Sturmey-Archer.../dp/B004JKIRXE
That shifter is designed to be used with the SA internally geared 5-speed hub, not a freewheel system. There's no reason to expect the cable throw to be compatible between these types of gearing.
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