Upgrading from Shimano R785 to Ultegra R8070??

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
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allenpg
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by allenpg

I've got Shimano R785 on one of my bikes and was wondering if it's worth it now to upgrade to the newer Ultegra R8070, I like the idea of the more ergo shifters. How much of a weight savings is there in shifters/brake calipers. Haven't really found anything definitive online. Thanks!

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rainerhq
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by rainerhq

8070 levers without oil: 2x 182g weighted by me. And yes, the shape is good for small hands.
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