I have stripped it down and all parts have play in them but very little apparent wear I have checked this by measuring new parts. Vintage 1966 Hercules 3 speed bike. There are fine wire hairpin springs that easily vanish if you are not careful. Thanks Please look at my other items Vintage Bicycle Sturmey Archer 3 Speed Trigger for Repair A trigger in used condition and in need of some restoring. Safe Space policy: Broken Spoke Bike Co-op is an inclusive community, we celebrate diversity and our workshop is a place where people respect each other.
Headtube has also been serviced all ball bearings are there and good. Straight frame and straight fork. Check my Returns Policy before bidding 336. The wheel may be bolted back into the frame, the indicator rod screwed back into the axle key and to the gear cable and the hub is ready to be tested. The Perma Tex anti sieze is unconvential.
. Gents top tube sturmey archer Quadrant lever, 3 speed. The suggestion with Raleigh has been to date based on overall mixtures factors- hub dates, serial number, decals, frame and fork styles, etc. A piece of advice I've heard several times is to look for a date on the rear hub to help date the bike. You will not be disappointed with its performance. Sturmey-Archer then turned instead to countershaft gears and made these successfully for many motorcyle manufacturers, not just Raleigh who owned Sturmey-Archer.
Can I also use lithium grease on the planet pinions? Matt B Hi Tony, have now reassembled my hub with new springs and installed in tandem and I have 3 gears, so I am winning. Smear it in the bearing cones on both end and in the ball bearing races. These are not fluid tight covers although a small O-ring could have done the job. They too come complete with their original fixings. I need something thinner that will remain stable. When hub gears were used with petrol engines, the primary drive was considerably geared down and the hub gears proved unsuitable. A sound condition Sturmey Archer'Quadrant' type top tube gear lever.
Thankfully, this time I was able to get a little help with taking pictures. Many minor issues such as resistance to freewheeling, hub seizure, general resistance to rolling and problems accessing certain gears can be fixed by taking the hub apart, cleaning the internals and re-assembling it all with some fresh grease. This was my last endeavor in the motorized two wheeler. The pioneer of this revival must be the Protean gear of the Whippet Cycle Co. I have Perma Tex Anti Sieze silver paste lubricant containing graphite in the rear Sturmey- Archer England A. It seems a few hubs made or more finished during the war also had a single digit year date, which would make one marked 0 after the model initial a 1940 hub. I doubt the parts are all original to the bikes, there has already been much swapping around, so I can't tell the exact age of anything.
I have it in the bottom bracket and in the headset. The ones in there are most likely worn. I have no idea why itʻs doing this now when it didnʻt before and I canʻt fathom what I may have done wrong. The late great Jim Gill did a lot of analysis of type K hubs and, prompted by your query, I may add this to my website in the near future. Giuseppe Thank you Tony for your kind words, your right the more of these items we restore and selvedge from the junk piles the better, i have a real passion for keeping these bikes and components going.
Shipping outside Europe will be £4. I have it daubed it in the cotter pin hole of the steel cotter ed crank and on the cotter pin. You get the coated cable it came with as that seems still functional. Please visit our ebay store for more unusual and collectable items. All steel parts not alloy are cleaned and degreased with this. The grip washers show little sign of wear. I have not found a used hub that did not have this and this is why components that I always replaced on hubs on which I worked.
If anyone reads this i would be very thankful to have some help with this. Can you offer any advice or point me towards information I can use to do this? Chain is good with master link, clean and lubed. Bottom bracket has been serviced. Low and second cannot do this because this shift merely lifts one pair of over-running pawls. Gear-changing involved back-pedalling so it was necessary to provide a free-wheel.
He pointed out also that before cyclists could safely dispense with back-pedalling as a means of stopping their machines they had to have really effective brakes; the 1895 Whippet had the first of its kind, applied to the rim and worked by the heel of the left foot. Used and some damaged as shown. Another possibility is to use 3-speed. Please see photos or ask any questions, thanks. For more than 100 years, Sturmey-Archer has been a pioneer in the design of internal gear hubs, hub brakes and dynamo lighting.