For the person - who values the purity and benefits of an internally geared hub. The Shimano Alfine 8-Speed hub is a great choice for harsh weather conditions as it adds simplicity, reliability and durability. The Ocho is virtually maintenance free and easy to ride. The Ocho is perfect for someone who may only do annual, not weekly maintenance!
The Ocho works perfectly as your year round daily commuter, your stylish urban errand-runner or your weekend fitness machine.