The 11H is our flagship 20" wheel folding bike. It uses a super smooth shifting Shimano Alfine 11sp hub with Gates CDX belt. The Gates Carbon Drive belt is maintenance free and has a 100,000 mile wear rating ( it's similar to timing belts in cars ). We don't expect too many customers needing replacement belts :) The rounded carbon teeth on the new belt is easier to maintain, more reliable, smoother running resulting in a more comfortable, relaxing riding experience.
The Shimano Alfine internal gear hub uses a single, handlebar mounted trigger shifter, that’s intuitive and easy to use. Internal hubs have a reputation of clunky shifting, not so with the Alfine hub. It shifts like a standard derailleur drivetrain ( this is good ). The “old days” of remembering which combination of front and rear, left and right derailleur gear combinations to use to avoid stretching and fatiguing the metal chain are over. The virtually maintenance-free Shimano Alfine 11-speed gear internal hub is completely sealed from damaging dirt and grime.
If you are a boater, RVer and commuter, you will simply adore this model. Nowhere will you find a better bike with Gates CDX ( top end ) Carbon Drive belt with the Shimano Alfine 11-speed hub!
The 2018's have a disc front hub, 60T front CDX chainring & 22T cog, and no suspension option. What does all of that mean in layman terms? Well, you will have a bike that allows for a comfortable ride. It has no rear cluster ( external gears ) as well as no chain. That means you don’t have to be concerned about improper shifting or cleaning the drive train. So much work has gone into making this bike awesome.
Quiet, clean and Sexy!
This bike gives you the sound of a new evolution! It also gives you clean and quiet riding without the chain, lubrication, stretch or maintenance.
We have included some excellent features such as: aluminum frame, suspension fork, quality hubs ( disc front ), lightweight fenders, durable rack and kickstand. Of course, how could we leave out the high quality levers and Tecktro V brakes? We even matched with machined-sidewall rims, which make the bike able to stop on a dime, immediately engaging the textured surface.
If you use your bike to commute, we thought about you too. We added a water bottle braze-on, but the cage is not included. And we also added an interface for the headtube bag system. We went further with our upgrades by adding the frame quick release, folding pedals and stem.
Mini-bar ends and high-rise handlebars give the rider more edge by customizing the fit without having to interfere with the fold.
- Shimano Alfine 11sp internal hub
- Gates Carbon belt drive
- Preload adjustable transarch Zoom suspension fork
- Shimano trigger shifters
- Lightweight and easy to fold alloy pedals
- Upgraded cold forged crank
- Machined sidewall rims
- Longer Seat tube to allow for taller riders
- High-rise bars
Weight: 29 lbs (w/o rack, pedals, saddle )
Folding time: 15 seconds
Rider Height: 4'9" - 6'3"
Rider Weight 255lbs max.
Frame: Xtra-Light Aluminum frame
Fork: Zoom transarch designed fork with disc tabs and alloy lowers
Saddle: Gel saddle
Seat post: Kalin 500 mm Aluminum seat post
Brakes: Tektro V brakes
Brake Levers: Tektro levers
Front wheel: Quando 24H QR hub w/ machined V shaped rim
Tires: Kenda 20 x 1.5" front and 20 x1.75" rear
Shifters: Trigger shifter 11sp
Cranks: Direct drive crank with external bearings 170mm 60T Gates carbon ring 22T rear cog
11H Folding & Unfolding:
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