Shimano Dura-Ace

Mason Bikes announce pricing and geometry

Mason Cycles have announced the geometry and the pricing of the two initial disc-equipped road bikes in the range, the steel Resolution and the aluminium Definition.

First Ride: Shimano Dura-Ace 9000 Series 11-speed

Shimano are giving their top-level Dura-Ace groupset a major redesign for 2013, moving it from 10-speed to 11-speed for the first time, lightening the shifting and adding extra braking power.

We’ve been lucky enough to try the new 9000 Series Dura-Ace on the roads of Belgium with Team Sky, but before that we’ll take you through the key technical changes…

Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 revamp: All new 11-spd groupset for 2013

We’ve told you that Shimano have redesigned their top-level Dura-Ace groupset for 2013; the electronic Di2 shifting gets a major overhaul too. The system had to be updated to make it 11-speed and bring it into line with mechanical Dura-Ace, but Shimano have introduced other big changes with the new 9070 Series Di2 too…

Shimano revamp top-line Dura Ace wheels and pedals

Shimano have updated their top-level Dura-Ace wheels, now offering a 35mm-deep rim to go alongside their 24 and 50mm options.

All the wheelsets feature the new Dura-Ace 7900 hubs with Shimano’s cup-and-cone bearing technology as well as a new adjustment system that allows you to fine-tune things without a cone spanner. Each wheel is available in both a clincher and a tubular version.

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