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Old 09-07-19, 01:24 PM
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Originally Posted by WeeBike View Post
The Sturmey 8 speed gets a bad rap on the net, however, I have had great success with mine. I use Jagwire cable adjusters at the hub(for adjusting on the work stand)and at the gear selector(for adjusting on the fly) in case I need to fine tune the adjustment which really only is needed for the fist week of setup and riding.
Good to hear that .

Originally Posted by WeeBike View Post
I avoid the poor Brommie gears and worse brakes. (...) This gives a range of 31 to 101 gear inches which works well in an environment without large hills

Horses for courses. Surely you must like one shifter better than two, but as to the gear selection I do not see much of a difference compared to a regular 6-speed Brompton. Maybe I should spell it out more on the personal level: not enough difference to make me move to modify a bike just for that.

As always photos would be good, but you may need to wait for enough posts.
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