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Shimano Alfine 8, properly adjusted, doesn't downshift from 5 to 4

Try fiddling the tension and don't go exactly off the yellow mark - instead go by ear and function. I found my alfine 11 liked to be slightly ahead of the yellow mark by about the width of the line. ...
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Is this a common failure mode for Nuvinci/Enviolo hubs? How do I fix it?

The cable tension should keep it flat & clipped in. I would first look at the orientation you are installing the gear cable and make sure it seems like physics is on your side. I would also check ...
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would a sturmey archer trigger shifter work on an shimano 333 3 speed hub?

My understanding of Sheldon Brown's page on the subject is that the newer Nexus 3-speed shifters should work -- but will have the gear indicator in the wrong order (321=123). I think it would be ...
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Sturmey Archer 3-speed hub adjustment

It is correctly adjusted when the cable is quite taut (Plays a note when plucked) in the lowest gear and really quite slack in the highest gear. Your 1:1 middle ratio should then be in correct ...
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Gates Belt Drive+Rohloff - What rear sprocket do I need to help me get up hills and mountains better?

With the existing 50T chainring and 19T cog your gearing ranges from 19.8 gear inches to 104.2 gear inches (assuming 622 wheels) So you're essentially loosing about a gear at the top end and gaining a ...
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