Shimano: we've tested wireless shifting but there's no demand for it

Japanese company sees no demand from teams or consumers for a wireless groupset

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With the impressive SRAM Red eTap groupset being used by two WorldTour teams in 2016, it might seem like wireless is the way forward. But according to Shimano that's not the case, with the Japanese company seeing no demand for a wireless groupset at the top level.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.