The Sturmey Archer Clutch

Early Sturmey Archer AW Clutch

The Sturmey Archer clutch appeared in 1921 with the introduction of the K series hubs. Earlier Sturmey Archer hub gears did not have a clutch but used a completely different method of engaging the various gears. This article covers all … Continue reading

Sturmey Archer Sprocket Problem Solved

Sturmey Archer sprockets can be a real problem on early (pre 1951) hubs. Early 12-spline and threaded sprockets are difficult to obtain and early threaded sprockets are difficult to change. I generally like to keep hubs in their original condition … Continue reading