New Rohloff Speedhub in 2008
The german bicycle magazine “Aktiv Radfahren” announces new Rohloff hub prototypes. On the Eurobike 2008 the german gear hub manufacturer will show first versions of a 14 gear hub with:
An overall gear transmition ratio of 580% (today 528%).
The hub shell will be 20% smaller.
The weight will be reduced from 1700g to around 1400g.
Rohloff will restrict the use for tandem and “hardcore” use for the Speedhub09.
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