The Ultegra ST-R8070 series shares the same Di2 electronic shifting technology as Dura-Ace at a more affordable price. Featuring hydraulic-actuated brake operation and improved ergonomics for all-day riding comfort and performance.
- Clearer separation between the buttons ensures precise shifting even when the rider wears thicker gloves
- Multi-Shift can be switched on or off individually for each switch
- The buttons under the top cover can be programmed to control third-party devices
- All features are customizable with Shimano’s E-Tube app or PC software
Electronic drivetrain systems deliver excellent shifting, easy set up, and solid battery life. Here are the highlights of today’s electronic shifting systems:
Electronic shifting systems use powerful servomotors to rapidly shift the chain. Because microprocessors and sensors constantly monitor every aspect of the system, they shift with precisely and without chain rub.
Many major systems have customizable shifting. Some have the ability to add remote shifters for common riding positions, and some even allow you to change the functions of the shifting buttons.
Electronic groupsets are responsive and consistent. There are no cables to stretch and wear out, so you get a flawless shift every time. The added bonus is you’ll never have to replace a derailleur cable ever again.
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