Shimano Ultegra R8000 vs Dura-Ace 9100: What are the main differences?

The new Shimano Ultegra groupsets look almost identical to Shimano Dura-Ace, but there are some subtle differences – here's what you need to know

It doesn't take an eagle eye to realise that the new Shimano Ultegra R8000 series looks almost identical to the latest Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 groupset.

But the groupsets aren't just different on the surface: while the two are closely linked together, there are some pretty important differences between the two. Let's get stuck into the nitty-gritty.

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