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Re: Alternative shifter for Alfine 11

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  • bnexus8
    Extra: JTEK are working on a shifter for the 11. Prototype is taking longer than expected. I do hope it is a rotary or thumby rather than a handlebar end :0)
    Message 1 of 6 , Nov 25, 2012
      Extra: JTEK are working on a shifter for the 11. Prototype is taking longer than expected.

      I do hope it is a rotary or thumby rather than a handlebar end :0)

      --- In Geared_hub_bikes@yahoogroups.com, "bnexus8" <dclark@...> wrote:
      >
      > Thanks for that information. Not what I wanted to hear but very helpful :0)
      >
      > --- In Geared_hub_bikes@yahoogroups.com, "Rich W" <astronut1001@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Negative on the friction shifter in my opinion. Placing a IGH into a between gears position will rapidly damage most units and the only unit with indexing in the hub rather than in the shifter is the Rohloff which uses a dual cable pull-pull shifting mechanism.
      > >
      > > The only alternative shifter I am aware of for the Alfine 11 is the Versa VRS-11 aftermarket drop bar shifter made in Taiwan.
      > >
      > > http://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=52681&category=2714
      > >
      > > Jtek does not yet list their bar end shifter in an Alfine 11 compatible version per a check of their web site.
      > >
      > > Rich Wood
      > >
      > > --- In Geared_hub_bikes@yahoogroups.com, "bnexus8" <dclark@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > The Alfine 11 has a rapid fire style of shifter.
      > > >
      > > > Does anybody know if a rotary type is available or if a friction gear shifter will work, please?
      > > >
      > > > Cheers
      > > >
      > >
      >
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