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Old 12-23-21, 12:38 PM
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What freewheel is this?

Looks good for my next build.




This is the only result I could find. It was on Sheldon Brown's website and it looks like is is a Suntour Perfect.

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I think the rd is a Suntour Alpine Gear, which can handle huge freewheels. I imagine the freewheel would also be Suntour Alpine Gear.

https://www.disraeligears.co.uk/site...leur_5000.html
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Originally Posted by rgvg View Post
I think the rd is a Suntour Alpine Gear, which can handle huge freewheels. I imagine the freewheel would also be Suntour Alpine Gear.

https://www.disraeligears.co.uk/site...leur_5000.html
I found it. It is a Suntour AG 14-38 tooth freewheel.
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Suntour Freewheel

Looks like some flavor of Suntour freewheel. They used that design on 34T and 38T sprockets.

This is a Suntour AG 5 speed 14-38T FW with a chain guard on the end.

One way to tell is to pull the wheel and look at the face inside the small sprocket.

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Old 12-23-21, 09:18 PM
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I'm 99.9% certain that is a 38T large sprocket on a Suntour Perfect. That sprocket can also be used on Winner and ProCompe models. The 38T is a bit rare, so do not dispose.
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Originally Posted by pastorbobnlnh View Post
I'm 99.9% certain that is a 38T large sprocket on a Suntour Perfect. That sprocket can also be used on Winner and ProCompe models. The 38T is a bit rare, so do not dispose.
I saw one of those in the early 80s. I couldn't believe the size. When I run into 32s now it's kind of unusual.
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Read Twice... Post Once! Suntour 38T FW

Originally Posted by pastorbobnlnh View Post
I'm 99.9% certain that is a 38T large sprocket on a Suntour Perfect. That sprocket can also be used on Winner and ProCompe models. The 38T is a bit rare, so do not dispose.
DOH! I should have read the description that I cropped out of a catalog page! Clearly states AG 14-38T FW.

I edited my post.

Never saw one on a bike. I bid on several listed on eBay about 10 years back. Just wanted one to hang on the wall. Bailed when they got crazy expensive.

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