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Old 04-09-2016, 09:02 PM
djnutz djnutz is offline
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Join Date: May 2010
Location: South Dakota
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Default Re: Longtime lurker, first time poster

It has been a couple years and I learned something about internally gear hubs:

Sram is the way to go.

Sturmey Archers and Shimano 5 and 8 speed hubs DO NOT like to be shifted when under a load. Both manufacturers tell you to stop peddling THEN shift. This is a bit of a challenge with the SBP Shift Kit. I burned through 2 SA's and one Shimano.

The Sram 8 speed CAN be shifted under a LIGHT load. AKA I let off the gas, shift, then back on the gas. 2 years later and this thing is rock solid.
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