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 Post subject: Shimano updates 9070??
PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 4:05 am 
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Have a look at this...

http://www.argon18bike.com/bikes/road/n ... 015.html?f

Zoom in on the groupset.

Is this a sneak preview of the shape of Dura Ace Di2 in 2015, or is this a photoshopping experiment?

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 4:22 am 
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damn everything looks different.. even the hoods. I just got another bike with 9070... this is a little too soon to be updating..


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:45 am 
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That is a computer rendering, NOT an actual photo. :smartass:

Chances are, the artist took a fair bit of liberties with the modeling for the parts. Hence, the different look from the actual parts. :noidea:


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:47 am 
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That is a possibility - time will tell...


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:22 pm 
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nearly certain that is due to rendering - all the complex curves have been removed in favor of planar surfaces - easier to render.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 1:06 pm 
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Long cage rd, sequential shifting.......?????

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 9:37 pm 
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Lol, More attention is being paid to the photoshopped Groupset than the frame :)

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 12:44 am 
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well, i mean it is a thread about the groupset, not the frame


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 04, 2014 12:27 am 
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There is no way that they could have made the FD that small, plus the timing doesn't really make sense. Must be rendering shortcuts. Or they just wanted people to look at their bikes.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 04, 2014 1:04 am 
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TheDarkInstall wrote:
Is this a sneak preview of the shape of Dura Ace Di2 in 2015, or is this a photoshopping experiment?


As much as it is a sneak preview of the new Dura Ace C50's and how they are anodizing the spokes black towards the center :)


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And removed one spoke from the front wheel :)

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 04, 2014 8:27 am 
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Either way, it has bought attention to the bike ;)


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 05, 2014 2:46 pm 
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Anyone updated their firmware already? and any experiences with the DI2-Garmin combination?

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/shimano ... -computers


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 05, 2014 3:24 pm 
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It's kind of a theoretical concept just now. I updated the EWW firmware, but until Garmin or others update their firmware to accomodate it, the switches do nothing.

You can search on experiences with the Di2 gear display on the Edge 1000. I find it usefull. It works fine. The presence of the EWW trransmitter decreases di2 battery life a bit, but its still manageable.

There is a third party website that will analyze the gear changes from your Garmin file, if you want to geek out on data.

http://www.di2stats.com


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