Shimano Alfine 11 Speed Hub – SG-S700
The Shimano Alfine 11 speed is scheduled to be available in the Fall of 2010.
It’s an upgrade to the Alfine 8 speed hub and ups the gear ratio from 307% to 409%.
Like the Alfine 8, it incorporates the Shimano disc brake with the hub.
Alfine 11 Specs
- Weight: ~1600 grams
- Cost: $450/~300 euros
- Gear ratio: 409%
Alfine 11 Technical Documents
Bikes Built With Alfine 11
- Mixer 11 – an urban/commuter bike from Charge Bikes
- Duster 11 – a cross-country/cyclo-cross bike also from Charge Bikes
Here’s an early video about the Alfine 11 narrrated by a Shimano employee:
If you’re looking to buy the Alfine 11, you can find it at Amazon here.