Shimano, Inc. - Japan's largest manufacturer of components for bicycles and gear for fishing, boating and skiing. The company was founded in February 1921 Sindzaburo Shimano . The company's headquarters is located in Osaka , Japan. The largest production capacity are located in China , Malaysia and Singapore . In the early 70s the company started to produce equipment for the bike at the moment Shimano manufactures equipment for virtually every type of bike and owns half of the world market for bicycle components.
Despite the integration of a mineral oil reservoir in the lever SHIMANO’s engineers were able to develop a compact dual control lever (ST-RS685) to create a comfortable and natural hand position for all day riding comfort. When descending with rim brakes riders use much power and energy to st..
The Dura Ace ST-9001 are a Dual Control STI for 11-speed drive systems. The modified handle shape, compared with the ST-9000, offers more ergonomic and due the sophisticated lever design, they also have a cleaner and tidier look. In addition, the levers provide more control for different ridi..
Compared to the previous Ultegra Di2 (6770) SHIMANO improved the ergonomics of the dual control lever for easier access. Especially on top of the – slimmer – hoods riders have more control than ever. Also the shape of the shift button improved and the contrast of the surface is more recogniza..
With a revised actuation ratio in combination with the ST-9000 shifter and polymer-coated cables, the new Dura-Ace front derailleur delivers both a shorter stroke at the lever and reduced effort
New designed pull arm for more di..
With a revised actuation ratio in combination with the Ultegra 6800 shifter and polymer-coated cables, the new Ultegra front derailleur delivers both a shorter stroke at the lever and reduced effort
Next generation light effort front shifting, ..
Quick and effortlessly smoother shifting on the front chainrings even under load
The front derailleur trims automatically in response to the position of the rear derailleur on the cassette to ensure no chain rub
Braze-on fit a..
The 11-speed Dura-Ace rear derailleur has been redesigned for lighter operation with the help of new low-friction polymer-coated cables. Shifting effort is now more even across the range, with similar force required at both ends of the cassette.
Precise, lightning-fast shifts across an 11-speed cassette, whatever the conditions, with just a button click
Automatic anti-crash mechanism, coupled in an emergency the cage from the motor
Series: ULTEGRA Di2