Shimano Ultegra mechnical groupset moves up to 11-speed

Shimano Ultegra 6800 R

Shimano's Ultegra is the latest road groupset gain an extra sprocket. In keeping with current trends, the new mechanical 11-speed 6800 also moves closer to big brother Dura-Ace 9000 in looks as well as function.

While the 11th sprocket is enough to cause a stir of excitement, which on its own is easier said than done as it requires a complete overhaul of the back-end, the groupset gets a full make-over of all constituent parts.

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