The new Shimano 105 features many of the technological improvements. If you are interested in an excellent price/ performance ratio, this is the perfect components group for you: A no-nonsense, reliable, durable and excellent performing component group with an attractive design in black.
The HOLLOWTECH II crankset with slim body line & smooth rotation. Optimum balance of light weight & stiffness. Front index is superior shifting performance.
The Dual control levers of the new Shimano 105 groupset feature a lot of the technology known from Shimanos top groupsets. The most eye-catching improvement is the new invisible cable routing for easy steering and a nice cockpit look. The lever has a pivot that's closer to the rider than before. In combination with the increased brake power the result is better control and comfort while riding. The weight is 490g per pair.
The short cage version has a wide gear ratio with a maximum front difference of 16T and a total capacity of 34T. Weight is 221g.
The FD-5700 features a wide inner link with two pivots for extra rigidity and an improved chain guide design. The new front derailleur provide a feather light down shift and smoother shifting stroke. Weight is 89g.
The Dual-Pivot caliper brakes feature compound brake shoes just like the DURA-ACE 7900 series. They offer doubled brake performance in wet conditions and improve stopping power also in dry conditions by 20 %. The brake calipers have been developed with an enhanced brake arch proportion for an increased linear response. The new caliper construction ensures an improved cable routing (especially with sloping frames) and reduced cable friction. The brakes feature a spring tension adjuster and adjustable toe-in brake shoes. Weight is 358g per set.
The new 105 10-speed cassette will be available in a wide variation of combinations. Weight is 245g· 105 Cassette CS-5700 11-28
The new chain has a unidirectional design to reduce chain suck and improve shifting performance. This chain features perforated plates that help to reduce the weight to 267g.
Buy Shimano 105 5700 10 Speed Double Groupset from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.