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105 goes Di2

Old 08-03-22, 11:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Overdraft View Post
Iím with all the folks who say they donít want yet another thing that needs batteries and charging.

One of my riding buddies has Ultegra Di2. It sounds like heís driving an early 60ís British car with no synchromesh. Whether you use a cable or wireless you still gotta know how to shift.

Also thereís the wedge argument that weíre diverging from a human powered machineÖ just sayiní
Nah. Besides, what if I hooked it up to charge the very-low-power Di2 battery from my trainer?
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Old 08-03-22, 12:51 PM
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In DI2, the Not floppy paddles and auto FD trim is nice. Nicer than mech no matter what level. Even Dura Ace. Shimano could tighten up the paddles in the sis shifters, by a lot, but them moving to all electric in the "good" groups, they likely wont.
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Old 08-03-22, 12:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug View Post
Nah. Besides, what if I hooked it up to charge the very-low-power Di2 battery from my trainer?
Why doesn't DI2 have a dynamo in the first place. At least as an option. The average power to run it is minuscule. Like 0.1W, assuming a 100h battery life and a 10wh battery (didn't bother to look, but I'm betting its close). You could charge with a jockey wheel or a magnet in the spokes.
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