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Posted by: BOB TITLE: MISC:   Kickbck?
HOW CAN YOU TELL IF ITS A KICKBACK HUB?
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Posted by shane beard
When I was in high school, I had this old cruiser that had a 2 speed hub that switched gears when you pedalled backwards. It also had coaster brakes. Is this a kickback hub? I am new to the biking world, but recently bought an Emory cruiser that I am planning to restore. I would really like to find one of these 2 speed hubs to slap on it. Can anyone out there PLEASE help me with some info? I really dig this bike, and the 2 speed hub would rule my world.

Please e-mail me with any advice.

Thanks much.

Shane
shane.beard@megatechoforegon.com
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Posted by kim
You guys are a great source of information!
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Posted by sam
All I can that you don~t know is a friend I~ve delt with a lot out in New Zeland has one.Now you know as much about this S/A kick-back as I do---i~ve ask people in England that do the Chopper site--they think it may be one of those Raleigh/sturmey archer parts that was only an export idem.---sam
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Posted by Kurt K.
Ok, Sam - the S/A kickback is news to me. What~s the model designation for it?

Take care,

Kurt
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Posted by sam
Corbin(USA) made a kick-back in 1910! http://www.nostalgic.net/index.asp?L=340
also Sturmey/archer made a kick-back(very rare)in the 70s
Other two speed hubs include Sturmey/archer(and two speed fixed gear hub),Torpedo(two speed coaster),BSA,Columbia 2speed shaft drive,odd two speed front BBs were also made.And a very odd two freewheel set-up that allowed a second gear by pedling backward!---sam(I~m sure I left out about 100 more)
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Posted by Gordon
I~ve seen one called a duomatic (kickback type) on Canadian bikes, but I don~t know who makes it.
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Posted by Joel
I think there~s a Sachs (?) 2 speed kickback maybe???

New Departure, musselman, and Bendix made 2 speeds with shifters. Any others?
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Posted by kim
Did anyone besides Bendix make a 2-speed kickback hub?
I know New Departure made a 2-speed cable operated hub, but that is the only other 2-speed I can think of.
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Posted by JOEL
3 stripes around the center of the hub in either yellow, blue, or red.
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