- Rohloff is officially rated for tandems and up to 800W e-bikes as long as the input torque limit is maintained. Optibike is selling 1200W Rohloff e-bikes,Message 1 of 7 , May 2, 2013View SourceRohloff is officially rated for tandems and up to 800W e-bikes as long as the input torque limit is maintained. Optibike is selling 1200W Rohloff e-bikes, maybe even 1500W by now and reports no problems!NeilOn Thu, May 2, 2013 at 12:18 PM, David Chase <dr2chase@...> wrote:
On 2013-05-02, at 2:58 PM, Alex Wetmore <alex@...> wrote:
> From: David Chase [dr2chase@...]
> > Maybe they heard me whining about the weight weenies.
> > Perhaps this one won't break.
> How many Rohloffs have you broken?
But SRAM might be aiming for somewhat cheaper manufacturing tolerances.
Or they might be imagining a market with e-bikes in it; technically, me plus a chain-drive e-assist is well over the line for a even a Rohloff.
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