INTERNAL GEAR HUBS


5-SPEED STURMEY-ARCHER

RX-RF5

GEAR ADJUSTMENT

  1. Move shifter from gear number 5 to gear number 2.
  2. Turn the cable adjuster of shifter until the two yellow indicators are aligned with each other.
  3. Re-select gear number 5 and then change back to gear number 2. Rotate the pedal crank a full turn. Check again if two yellow indicators are aligned with each other.
  4. Repeat instructions 1 to 3 if yellow indicators are not aligned.

GEAR CHANGING

Ease pedaling and select the gear required. If the bicycle is stationary simply select the gear required. 

GEAR RATIO

• Overall Range - 243%
• Gear 1   |   0.64
• Gear 2   |   0.80
• Gear 3   |   1.0 Direct Drive
• Gear 4   |   1.25
• Gear 5   |   1.56

For more general information and installation instructions click here.

Sturmey Archer 5-Speed Internal Geared Hub Instructions RX-RF5
Sturmey Archer 5-Speed Internal Geared Hub Instructions RXRF5
 

3-SPEED STURMEY-ARCHER

RS-RF3

GEAR ADJUSTMENT

  1. Turn Shifter to position “2”.
  2. Turn the adjuster until the yellow guide arrow on the fulcrum lever pulley is in the center of the two guide lines as shown below.

GEAR CHANGING

Continue idling but ease pressure on the pedals and select the gear required. If the bicycle is stationary simply select the gear required. 

GEAR RATIO

  • Overall Range - 177%
  • Gear 1   |   0.75
  • Gear 2   |   1.0 Direct Drive
  • Gear 3   |   1.33

For more general information and installation instructions click here.

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5-SPEED STURMEY-ARCHER

SRF5(W)

Gear Adjustment

  1. Remove the indicator protection cover (22A) for easier gear adjustment. 
  2. Make sure that no more than 2.5mm of axle protrudes from the axle hex nut. 
  3. Select 2nd gear and turn the pedal crank forward to ensure the gear is engaged. Turn the cable adjuster (20) or cable connector (19) until the coloured mark of the indicator rod is level with the end of the axle, as shown in diagram.
  4. Tighten the cable-adjusting locknut (20A) and indicator locknut, to lock in adjustment. 
  5. Select 5th gear position, rotate the pedal cranks, change back to 2nd gear and check adjustment. Repeat the stages described above when gear changing is incorrect. 
  6. Fit indicator cover (22A) back on firmly into the guide nut (21).

Gear changing

Continue idling but ease pressure on the pedals and select the gear required. If the bicycle is stationary simply select the gear required. 

Gear Ratio

  • Overall Range - 256%
  • Gear 1   |   0.63
  • Gear 2   |   0.75 
  • Gear 3   |   1.0 Direct Drive
  • Gear 4   |   1.33 
  • Gear 5   |   1.60 

For more general information and installation instructions click here.

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Sturmey-Archer 5-speed internal gear hub

3-SPEED Shimano

NEXUS

GEAR ADJUSTMENT 

  1. Select gear number 2.
  2. Loosen the lock nut (10mm wrench) against the body of the shifter.
  3. Turn the cable adjuster until the yellow indicator line centers with the two lines in the window of the shifter. 
  4. Tighten the lock nut back against the body of the shifter with the 10mm wrench. 

GEAR CHANGING

Ease pedalling and select the gear required. If the bicycle is stationary simply select the gear required. 

GEAR RATIO

• Overall Range - 186%
• Gear 1   |   0.73
• Gear 2   |   1.0 Direct Drive
• Gear 3   |   1.36

For more general information and installation instructions click here.

Shimano 3-Speed Nexus internal geared hub anjustment
Shimano 3-Speed Nexus internal geared hub instructions