2012 Shimano Ultegra 6700 Group (Silver or Dark Grey)
2012 Ultegra 6700 10 speed Group
Shimano Ultegra 6700 collection increases Shimano's level of perfection. The design of the ULTEGRA 6700 series offers a wide range of component options and combines all its engineering resources with the latest technology to realize an increasing level of perfection that will benefit any cyclist. For 2012, you have a choose of color - matte silver or the new dark gray.
The new crankset features HOLLOWGLIDE technology; a hollow outer chainring construction to save weight and increase rigidity for an optimal power transfer and further improved shifting characteristics.
This anodized HOLLOWTECH II crankset is available in: Double (FC-6700: 53-39T) and Compact (FC-6750: 50-34T). Crank arm lengths: 165; 170; 172.5 and 175 mm. Weight: 785g (53-39T, 170mm with integrated Bottom Bracket).
Dual Control Levers
ULTEGRA Dual Control Levers ST-6700 feature composite lever blades and cable routing underneath the handlebar tape. They feature a reach adjustment mechanism that will accommodate smaller hands and a wide assortment of bar bends. The brake lever pivot is located closer to the rider for an improved controllability, especially when riding with the hands on top of the hoods. The weight is 445g per pair.
Rear derailleur RD-6700 has a wide gear ratio with a maximum front difference of 16T and a total capacity of 33T. This means that it is compatible with a Shimano compact crankset (50-34T) and cassette sprockets of maximum 28T. The new Ultegra 6700 front derailleurs provide a feather light down shift and smoother shifting stroke. Weight is 89g.
The Dual-Pivot caliper brakes feature new compound brake shoes just like the new 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 317g per set.
ULTEGRA HYPERGLIDE 10-speed cassette is available in a wide variation of combinations: 11-23T, 12-23T, 12-25T, 11-25T and 11-28T. Weight is 208g (11-23T). The new chain has a unidirectional design to reduce chain suck and improve shifting performance. ULTEGRA chain features perforated plates that help to reduce the weight to 267 grams.
2012 Shimano Ultegra 6700 10-Speed Group includes:
SHIMANO Ultegra 6700 Crankset
SHIMANO Ultegra 6700 Bottom Bracket
SHIMANO Ultegra 6700 Cassette
SHIMANO Ultegra 6700 Chain
SHIMANO Ultegra 6700 Front Derailleur
SHIMANO Ultegra 6700 Rear Derailleur
SHIMANO Ultegra 6700 Brake Calipers