Shimano Ultegra Di2 11-speed launched

Shimano Ultegra 11-speed

The launch of Ultegra Di2 6870 today finally sees the last of Shimano's groupset extravaganza. Having seen 11-speed launched throughout the Dura-Ace range and Ultegra mechanical it hardly takes a professor of mathematics to calculate that next up it's Ultegra Di2's turn to get turned up to 11.

While it only seems like yesterday we were waxing lyrical about Ultegra Di2 (which we prompty coined Ui2) bringing electronic shifting to the masses, it was in fact nearly three years ago.

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Hannah Bussey

Hannah is Cycling Weekly’s longest-serving tech writer, having started with the magazine back in 2011. She has covered all things technical for both print and digital over multiple seasons representing CW at spring Classics, and Grand Tours and all races in between.

Hannah was a successful road and track racer herself, competing in UCI races all over Europe as well as in China, Pakistan and New Zealand.

For fun, she's ridden LEJOG unaided, a lap of Majorca in a day, won a 24-hour mountain bike race and tackled famous mountain passes in the French Alps, Pyrenees, Dolomites and Himalayas. 

She lives just outside the Peak District National Park near Manchester UK with her partner, daughter and a small but beautifully formed bike collection.