Prolonged Lead Times for Internal Hub Geared Bikes

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands – Dutch dealers (and probably also the ones in countries where city and e-bikes fitted with internal hub gears are popular like Germany, Belgium and Nordic countries) are already facing extreme lead times on certain models. Delivery schedules even run up to July or August.
Shimano: ‘We invested in our Czech factory to optimize and increase our production capacity where possible for Nexus-7. Currently we are at the maximum level.’ – Photo Shimano