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Old 09-16-21, 11:00 AM
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Originally Posted by ThermionicScott View Post
Every so often I ponder an IGH bike for my next PBP. Likely not a Rohloff but something much simpler (and cheaper) like a Sturmey-Archer 3- or 4-speed. No derailleurs would simplify drivetrain setup, not to mention making it a lot easier to pack. Would I hate the limited gearing by the end, or would it liberate me to have a simpler ride overall? Who knows.
I built a bike with an SA 3-speed rear/dynamo front a few years ago. I thought about taking it on a brevet, but it's soooo much slower than my other road bikes.

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