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Electronic Shifting


I don’t buy it.

I went through my own thoughts on the mechanical v. electronic shifting a while back, but it’s always good to get other opinions on the topic. While they are pretty solidly in the pro-electronic camp (for valid reasons), I do think that the projection that mechanical will go away is a bit unjustified. Maybe they forgot to caveat the call, but I just don’t see it. Mechanical will always have a massive…

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Bryton Rider 750

The Bryton Rider 750 is a color touchscreen with a massive feature set, including: ANT+ Radar (Varia), Electronic Shifting (Di2/eTAP), Navigation, Smart Trainer (ANT+ FE-C), and Wi-Fi support. With 20 hours of claimed battery life, even when not considering the price it’s a competent entry into the cycling computer market. Now let’s consider the price. Bryton Rider 750 E (just the head unit): USD $269.95 / UK £219.95 / Australia $429.95 /…

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