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Old 08-06-2010, 08:24 AM
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Default Re: A new shift concept for the engineers....

Originally Posted by LouieMCman View Post
...Next, I had a buddy try a motor on a three speed bicycle hub, it lasted only a few miles before it self destructed. Not a feasible option...
It can be, not all hubs are created equally. This Sturmey Archer X-RD3 isn't anything particularly fancy (other than built in drum brake) and it's dealt with my shift-kit abuses for about three thousand miles and counting
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