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Finally electronics goes on road bikes

A non IT related topic for this hot and humid first day of August: electronic shifting system for road bikes. Electronics in every aspect of our life, and in all sporting equipments: now Shimano plans to release its new Dura-Ace Di2, which uses wires instead of steel cables. This should: …execute perfect shifts every time, thus "reducing mental overhead" The system is made by touch buttons to shift gear, positioned in the same place of standard push buttons, two derailleurs whose springs have been replaced by servo-motors, a battery...