The Verge S8i is the world’s most versatile ultra-low-maintenance folding bike. It’s designed around a Gates belt drive and Shimano’s 8-speed internal-gear Alfine hub. The result is a practically silent super-commuter with no greasy parts or protruding derailleurs, plus a gear range for any incline. The S8i has an extra-long wheelbase and Schwalbe Big Apple tires, so it rolls confidently over any and all potholes. It will get you there quickly, cleanly and most importantly, in style.Shimano Alfine 8-speed internally geared hub for low-maintenance riding,Revolutionary Gates Carbon Drive drivetrain for a quiet, light and clean bike,Shimano Deore hydraulic disc brakes for extreme stopping power,Andros™ handlebar stem for tool-free riding position adjustments on the fly,Bright, wide-beam Valo™ Light powered by the BioLogic Joule™ 3 electricity-generating hub,Schwalbe Big Apple tires with Kevlar puncture protection,Folds in under 10 seconds to fit under a desk,Fenders for rainy days,Cargo Rack for hauling up to 25 kg (55 lb).