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Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-22, 03:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By TerryDi2C

Hah, yep! I'll build my bike sunday or early next...

Hah, yep! I'll build my bike sunday or early next week :)
There's A LOT of light in the shed now ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By TerryDi2C

Nice! I'll be installing my own R8100 soon! ...

Nice! I'll be installing my own R8100 soon!

...after I install some more light in the shed so that I can actually work on my bike ;)
09-26-22, 12:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By TerryDi2C

Shimano actually state that it must be installed...

Shimano actually state that it must be installed outside the frame in their training videos :).

You can install it outside the frame no problem, but if your handlebar has a clear path from shifter...
09-25-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By TerryDi2C

Hah, Yeah Barry - the external batteries don't...

Hah, Yeah Barry - the external batteries don't have any firmware, that's all in the battery mount ;-).

maadfw - the EW-WU111 / WU101 are functionally the same, but: The 101 is mounted near the...
09-18-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 563
Posted By TerryDi2C

Tsssk, I go away for a while and Barry does all...

Tsssk, I go away for a while and Barry does all the work for me! ;-)

New SM-PCE02 units come with both an SD50 wire and an SD300 wire, GPLama has one of these ;-)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By TerryDi2C

On 12-speed bikes I tend to set the left hood...

On 12-speed bikes I tend to set the left hood button to "function". It'll then act just like the button on the rear derailleur, so you can enter adjustment mode / Bluetooth connection mode / change...
07-14-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By TerryDi2C

The 105 rear derailleur will connect to your...

The 105 rear derailleur will connect to your Garmin/Wahoo/Other, yeah - no need for any wireless modules or addons.
07-03-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By TerryDi2C

The downtube and bar-end junction are the same...

The downtube and bar-end junction are the same junction, actually - they're both EW-RS910 ;-)

Also.. while 12-speed rim brake bikes do not feature 'wireless shifting', they also don't have a...
05-30-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By TerryDi2C

I also sent this via email, but thought I might...

I also sent this via email, but thought I might as well reply to the thread as well ;-).

Sometimes a Di2 rear derailleur is just off by 2-3 gears. It doesn't happen often, but it does happen....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By TerryDi2C

The 5-port A junction Bald Paul mentions is the...

The 5-port A junction Bald Paul mentions is the SM-EW90-B. The SM-EW90-A also exists, but only has three ports.
If you really want more ports anywhere, you can also install any number of additional...
04-10-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By TerryDi2C

While the 11-speed derailleur could probably be...

While the 11-speed derailleur could probably be reprogrammed to shift a 12-speed cassette, Shimano will never do that ::). I wish :)
04-09-22, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By TerryDi2C

Then they were wrong :). Again, the only...

Then they were wrong :).

Again, the only 11-speed units that'll work with 12-speed at this time are:

ST-R9160 (TT)
ST-R9180 (TT)
ST-R8060 (TT)
SW-R9160 (TT)
SW-R9150 (satellite shifter)
04-09-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By TerryDi2C

Later model shifters could, theoretically, get a...

Later model shifters could, theoretically, get a firmware update to make them compatible with 12-speed Di2, yes. Any Di2 components can, really.

At this time though, only some TT switches and the...
03-01-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,296
Posted By TerryDi2C

So.. yeah.. Looks like the ELEMNT app...

So.. yeah..

Looks like the ELEMNT app doesn't let you set the number of chainrings. Bit odd, and probably Wahoo's fault. Their app<>Di2 isn't great :)
(I love my Wahoo devices, but definitely...
02-28-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,296
Posted By TerryDi2C

No, the E-Tube for Windows/professional does not...

No, the E-Tube for Windows/professional does not have more options, other than error checking / battery drain diagnostics and some reporting.

I'll have a look at my Di2 MTB tomorrow. I've never...
02-20-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By TerryDi2C

Indeed, which is why I asked whether it is...

Indeed, which is why I asked whether it is 10-speed (FD-7970), or 11-speed (FD-9070) ;-)

When people say "first generation dura-ace" they sometimes forget that 7970 existed too :)
02-20-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By TerryDi2C

Perhaps the easier question is: Is your...

Perhaps the easier question is:

Is your wife's bike a 10-speed Di2 bike, or 11-speed? :)
Feel free to post a picture too, if that's easier :)
01-27-22, 03:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,693
Posted By TerryDi2C

I've uploaded a video here: ...

I've uploaded a video here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvn2G9YLS5M

So yeah, if you really wanted to, you could intentionally get the tests to fail. I don't think any mechanic will really...
01-27-22, 02:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,693
Posted By TerryDi2C

Sort of, but if it says there is an error, that...

Sort of, but if it says there is an error, that usually means there is an error :).

When you run error check / diagnostics in E-Tube Project it'll perform several actions/operations on each...
01-26-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,693
Posted By TerryDi2C

This doesn't really matter here, but just in case...

This doesn't really matter here, but just in case some future user reads this thread.. 12-speed Shimano road cassettes do use different spacers. They're not all the same thickness. :)
01-25-22, 02:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,693
Posted By TerryDi2C

Nope! It'll let you perform the same...

Nope!
It'll let you perform the same adjustments. However, it will tell you the current adjustment values.
RD-R8050/RD-R9150 have 16 steps in either direction: -16 <> + 16.

If it's maxed out,...
01-21-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,257
Posted By TerryDi2C

Interesting! I haven't thought of that. I'm...

Interesting! I haven't thought of that.

I'm not sure, to be honest. I had an R9200 bike here last week, but didn't check the max range. I'll do some digging tomorrow.. if I find anything I'll let...
01-19-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,257
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yep!. Mine is installed in the left handlebar...

Yep!. Mine is installed in the left handlebar drop, connected to a spare port on the shifter :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,242
Posted By TerryDi2C

Tell us more about this coffee cup! :)

Tell us more about this coffee cup! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,242
Posted By TerryDi2C

Well! If the battery is there then the SM-BCR2...

Well! If the battery is there then the SM-BCR2 should always display a light, as far as I know. Either the error led (red / flashing), or the orange charge led.

I don't think both your battery and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-22, 02:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,242
Posted By TerryDi2C

No lights on the charger generally means it...

No lights on the charger generally means it cannot find a battery to charge, or that the charger/cable is dead :)

If you have access to a Windows computer, try connecting the bike to that and...
01-03-22, 02:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,103
Posted By TerryDi2C

You can use as many B Junctions as you like.. 0,...

You can use as many B Junctions as you like.. 0, 1, 2, 3,.... 10... (up to a reasonable limit).
It is indeed just a basic splitter, just like the Y-splitter(JC130), and the inline junction (JC200)....
12-26-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,307
Posted By TerryDi2C

Haha, it's a relatively new functionality.. it...

Haha, it's a relatively new functionality.. it definitely wasn't possible using the older E-Tube versions ;-)
12-26-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,307
Posted By TerryDi2C

Actually! You can also do this using the...

Actually!

You can also do this using the charger (SM-BCR2) and E-Tube Project 4.0.4.
Note that you cannot always recover 'corrupted' units using the BCR2, but ETP 4.0.4 lets you rewrite...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By TerryDi2C

V5 can also handle the wireless shifters -...

V5 can also handle the wireless shifters - perhaps V4 can too.

I haven't had a chance to play with the 12 speed stuff yet, apart from Eurobike. I'll probably visit Shimano EU next month and play...
10-24-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By TerryDi2C

They are not region/country locked, no :). I...

They are not region/country locked, no :).
I bought mine at bike-discount a few years ago (I am in Europe myself though).

The BCR2 *should* work with V4, but V4 is still a bit buggy - I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By TerryDi2C

Like Kimmo said, connecting the FD using the RD...

Like Kimmo said, connecting the FD using the RD cable will let you rule out the FD wire as the cause of the issue.

Normally I'd say connect the bike to a windows computer and let E-Tube Project...
08-25-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,489
Posted By TerryDi2C

Thanks! Yeah... ask me anything :-). It may...

Thanks! Yeah... ask me anything :-).

It may be worth knowing that Shimano are about to announce their 12 speed semi-wireless DURA-ACE and Ultegra Di2 groupsets (august 31) and while you won't be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,363
Posted By TerryDi2C

Have fun with the SM-PCE02! Yeah..it doesn't...

Have fun with the SM-PCE02!

Yeah..it doesn't charge batteries (same for the older PCE1)

:(
08-15-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By TerryDi2C

I'd have the bike checked by a bike shop. The...

I'd have the bike checked by a bike shop. The SM-PCE02 tool can run (1) battery drain diagnostics and (2) determine whether or not the battery is on its way out.
07-29-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,570
Posted By TerryDi2C

ARe you thinking of using an external battery...

ARe you thinking of using an external battery (SM-BTR1 + BM-DN100), or the external-mount-for-internal-battery (SM-BTC1), or something else?
06-14-21, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By TerryDi2C

Regarding (1): if you're using FD-6870 or...

Regarding (1): if you're using FD-6870 or FD-9070, this could be correct. For some reason these front derailleurs limit the freedom you have setting up synchronized shift:
There are also some...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,363
Posted By TerryDi2C

yeah.. and don't force it in if it doesn't want...

yeah.. and don't force it in if it doesn't want to .. I've actually snapped one of mine in half :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 01:39 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,363
Posted By TerryDi2C

Ouch Babyboomer! Good to hear the bike is working...

Ouch Babyboomer! Good to hear the bike is working and that George & Matt were happy to fix it ;-)

Here are some random things I'd like to say, in no particular order:

You don't have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-21, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By TerryDi2C

EW-SD50-I is not actually an electric wire - it's...

EW-SD50-I is not actually an electric wire - it's a pack of Di2 "cable ties" that can be used to stop the wires from rattling around (in the downtube for example) ;-)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 01:24 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,363
Posted By TerryDi2C

Personally I'm not convinced 4.0.4 will work...

Personally I'm not convinced 4.0.4 will work correctly all the time, but I'm certain 3.4.5 will. That said, the early issue where 4.0 would leave the bike connected and drain the battery in a day has...
04-06-21, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,323
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yes, should be fine. You may have to update the...

Yes, should be fine. You may have to update the firmware on the 6770 shifters though!
03-15-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 985
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yeah.. GPLama has a pretty nice video on that :)....

Yeah.. GPLama has a pretty nice video on that :).

I think I would try to connect it to a PC (or in your case, mac) and then (1) update all firmware that needs to be updated and (2) make sure it...
03-05-21, 02:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,311
Posted By TerryDi2C

Nice update. Have you looked at synchro since...

Nice update. Have you looked at synchro since installing the RD-815?
I'm not sure whether or not that's useful on a GRX build, but I thought I'd ask ;-)
02-16-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,674
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yes it is... and no, it does not have to be...

Yes it is... and no, it does not have to be inline. Just like any Di2 component - as long as it is somehow connected, it'll work ;)
02-14-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,674
Posted By TerryDi2C

Mine is right here: ...

Mine is right here:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1467x1051/setup_terry_6c8c1ea05301f83c8bf63535fccacf44d5e78ab9.png
02-01-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yeah... the connector itself is ~5mm (diameter).

Yeah... the connector itself is ~5mm (diameter).
01-17-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,192
Posted By TerryDi2C

Nice! Looks really good! ;-)

Nice! Looks really good! ;-)
12-21-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,015
Posted By TerryDi2C

The shortest wire is 150mm, so putting it inline...

The shortest wire is 150mm, so putting it inline would put it somewhere halfway in the handlebar drop.
There isn't a whole lot of space there in my Easton EC70 bars, only just enough to get two...
12-21-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,015
Posted By TerryDi2C

My setup is this: ...

My setup is this:
https://assets.bettershifting.com/uploads/setup_terry.png
(everything through the bars)...
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