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Old 04-02-2009, 11:44 AM
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New Ultegra 6700 Groupset Announced

Looks nice!

http://www.cyclingnews.com/tech.php?..._new_ultegra09
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Old 04-02-2009, 02:13 PM
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I agree. But I'll wait for the pricing first

That said, I wrapped my hands around 7900 a while back, and the shifters are much smaller and easier to grab for small hands which I like.
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Old 04-02-2009, 02:40 PM
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Agree with the wait for the price announcement, but the features look cool to me. I'm ambivalent about the aesthetics, but maybe it'll be better in person. If nothing else, I want the 11-25 cassette for my current compact setup.
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Old 04-02-2009, 02:44 PM
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To me

It looks like a Honda. And although Honda makes good cars, that is generally not a compliment.
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Old 04-02-2009, 03:11 PM
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I like the brakes, the wheels and, to a lesser extent, the shifters. Almost indifferent to the rest.
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Old 04-02-2009, 04:06 PM
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Looks nice!
I like it too except for the chainring. No matter how much I look at it I can't warm up to the design of it blending into the crank arm. Didn't care for the original DA either.

In the past Ultegra has been one of the best values in cycling and I hope it remains that way. I now have three and can see buying a fourth in the next year if the price is right.
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Old 04-02-2009, 04:18 PM
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It looks like a Honda. And although Honda makes good cars, that is generally not a compliment.
I know exactly what you mean. I feel the same way about Sony for the most part.
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Old 04-02-2009, 04:20 PM
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It looks like a Honda. And although Honda makes good cars, that is generally not a compliment.
"Shimano is ugly and androgynous; SRAM is organic and beautiful."
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Old 04-02-2009, 04:53 PM
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"Shimano is ugly and androgynous; SRAM is organic and beautiful."
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Maybe for the Red, but Force and Rival just looks cheap to me.
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Old 04-02-2009, 05:37 PM
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cheapness

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Maybe for the Red, but Force and Rival just looks cheap to me.
I second this.
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Old 04-02-2009, 08:07 PM
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On another forum a poster from the UK mentioned RRP 900 GBP. If true that corresponds to a 50% increase over Ultegra SL.
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Old 04-02-2009, 08:42 PM
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I like Shimano and have a Honda.......

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Old 04-02-2009, 09:18 PM
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On another forum a poster from the UK mentioned RRP 900 GBP. If true that corresponds to a 50% increase over Ultegra SL.
i hope not, esp if they are replacing regular ultegra with it as well...seems like they would leave a big hole in the lineup that way....
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Old 04-02-2009, 09:37 PM
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Will this be the end of 'long reach' calipers for Ultegra?
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Old 04-02-2009, 11:35 PM
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"Shimano is ugly and androgynous; SRAM is organic and beautiful."

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This statement of opinion as fact is getting kinda old.
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