Shimanoâ€™s 2013 product line is beginning to trickle out, including updates to Ultegra Di2, new disc brakes, wide range drivetrains and some new affordable 11-speed compatible wheels.
Road and cyclocross disc brakes:
No hydraulics yet, but Shimano will be debuting two â€œperformance orientedâ€ mechanical disc systems for road and â€˜cross. The new systems, dubbed BR-CX75 and BR-R515 for cyclocross and road respectively, will offer a 20% lower profile and 30% performance increase over Shimanoâ€™s previous mechanical discs.
A new road-centric compact V-Brake, likely intended for integration into aero frames, will be available as well. Availability on all the new brakes is set for this summer. Read On…