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Sturmey Archer hub for vintage frame with narrow dropouts?

Old 12-07-15, 12:23 PM
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Sturmey Archer hub for vintage frame with narrow dropouts?

If I recall correctly, the rear dropouts on my 28" wheel Phillips are around 110mm. I think vintage SA hubs were around this dimension. Does anyone know if any of the new 3-speed SA hubs (AW or S3C?) come in this size? Most seem to be around 116mm or larger.

Or am I better off trying to pick up an old hub? From what I understand, the latest hubs from SA are pretty good, and don't have a neutral gear, which is nice so you don't risk falling when pedalling hard and standing (which has happened to me before with older SA hubs).
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Looks like the S-RF3 comes in 108 and 111 but only in 28 spoke, if I'm reading the chart correctly.
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Is there a reason not to cold set the frame? It would give you the best variety of choice.
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Standard OLD for older S-A hubs is 115mm.
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