Gear hubs are nice, but after getting a Rohloff I realized that shifting is extremely difficult and requires lots of effort. So this got me thinking: do electronic shifting systems exist for gear hubs? I know about Di2 for derailleurs, but what about geared hubs?

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    'Rohloff...shifting is extremely difficult " <-- that sounds like something's wrong, and fitting electric shifting is treating the symptom not the cause. – Criggie Oct 19 '17 at 8:39
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    Rohloff hubs normally shift very easily. If the hub is new or fairly new it is still covered by the manufacturer's warranty. – Carel Oct 19 '17 at 11:52

Rohloff has developed electronic shifting for their hub; Shimano offers an electronic-shifting add-on for Alfine. I'm not aware of any such from SRAM or Sturmey-Archer.

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  • You can't forget, or maybe you'd want to if you bought one. The Trek Lime with Shimano 3 speed electronic and automatic rear hub. – mikes Oct 18 '17 at 23:59
  • I have to admit, I've never heard of that one @mikes – Adam Rice Oct 19 '17 at 2:34

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