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Sunrace components - Derailleurs and cassettes

Sunrace components - derailleurs and cassette alternatives Review by Lee Lau I saw an ad for Sunrace components in some magazine in the newstand.   What initially caught my eye was the reference to Sturmey-Archer (the 100 year old company) which I found also distributed Sunrace components. In my m ...    Read More »

Charge Cruisers Hit US Market

Santa Fe NM - February 23, 2010 UK based Charge Bikes has quickly become a recognized name in Urban single speed bikes. The company has now developed two new gender-specific cruiser models, the Steamer for men and the Lazy Susan for women. Charge’s US distributor, BTI, has received its first shipm ...    Read More »

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Sturmey Archer S-2 Kick Shifter thread, post'em up

Redline TwoCog (loving dubbed) 29er SA S-2 Kick Shifter... Anyone else on Kick Shifting? PS, rear wheel built with radial pattern was a result of not having the correct length spokes, but in haste to ride this baby, I just built with what I had in stock, it will be changed. [Quote=NEPMTBA]I just ... Read More »

Sturmey archer cable replacement

I recently threw away the original shifter cable and housing from a 60's or 70's SA 3-speed hub and ordered a replacement. When I went to install it, I saw that the design has been updated. Now the cable ends at a fixing bolt and nut attached to the knurled cylinder that threads onto the indicator c ... Read More »

Sturmey-Archer 5 spd vs Alfine 8

Ok, I've been thinking for a while about building up a IGH bike. My ideal hub would tick off the following boxes: 1) Trigger shifter (must have) 2) Not be stupidly expensive (>500$) 3) Be reasonably light (2kg). Flexible on this one, but 2.5kg max 4) Be reliable. 5) Withstand enough torque ... Read More »

Shimano Nexus 3-speed + Sturmey Archer Thumb Shifter

It works! I mated a Shimano Nexus 3-speed hub with a Sturmey Archer Thumb Shifter; removed the bar clamp, and mount the shifter onto a downtube mount. Just lined up 2nd gear and away she went, shifting faster, crisper and better than the Nexus twist shifter. Plus, the bars look cleaner and the sh ... Read More »

Sturmey Archer S2 feedback?

ive read some real bad reviews but those were for the coaster brake version and im interested in the freewheel version for a pompino. ThanksRead More »

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