I just purchase a folding bike Tern Verge using Shimano Alfine, 11 spd. That's all the spec tells me. I tried to google but only to be told its a 400% gearing ratio, something like that which I don't understand. Anyone knows how's the spacing of the teeth?

How does the various gear ratio translate to no. of teeth? I don't understand gear ratio. Perhaps you may want to give an example for gear ratio 1 listed as 0.527 means what?

Not quite. You need to count the teeth on the sprocket on the Alfine hub and divide by the ratio; for example a 20 tooth sprocket on ratio 1 (the lowest gear) gives this: 20/0.527=38 so a 20 tooth sprocket and gear 1 on that hub would be the equivalent of a 38 tooth sprocket on a cassette. Using the same 20 tooth sprocket on the next gear you get the equivalent of 29.4 tooth sprocket on a cassette. Obviously there is no such thing as .4 of a tooth so I would round to the nearest whole number. Based on that, you would get the following cassette: 9-11-12-14-16-18-20-23-26-29-38

Not quite. You need to count the teeth on the sprocket on the Alfine hub and divide by the ratio; for example a 20 tooth sprocket on ratio 1 (the lowest gear) gives this: 20/0.527=38 so a 20 tooth sprocket and gear 1 on that hub would be the equivalent of a 38 tooth sprocket on a cassette. Using the same 20 tooth sprocket on the next gear you get the equivalent of 29.4 tooth sprocket on a cassette. Obviously there is no such thing as .4 of a tooth so I would round to the nearest whole number. Based on that, you would get the following cassette: 9-11-12-14-16-18-20-23-26-29-38

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