How does Shimano Di2 Actually Work?| Electronic Shifting 101

Published on January 30th 2021

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Electronic Di2 Shifting is commonplace on high end, and even mid-range road bikes now, but how exactly does it work? Alex explains the basics of a Di2 groupset and it's workings, including clever tech borrowed from the car industry! Do you use Di2 shifting on your bike? Let us know in the poll 👉https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/DAZt Check out the GCN App: https://gcn.eu/app Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/549 #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Did you find this interesting? What else would you like us to look into? Let us know in the comments 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 4VS1: https://gcn.eu/4Nl Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Talk Til We Drop (Instrumental Version) - Velveteen.mp3 ES_1 of a Kind - Yomoti.mp3 ES_Fizzy - El Neon.mp3 ES_Quantum Theory and Italian Synthesizers - So Vea.mp3 ES_Clearer Views - From Now On.mp3 ES_My Internet Lover - ATISOUND.mp3 ES_Bend - Carl Henriksson.mp3 ES_Sidelined - Dip Diet.mp3 Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ Brought to you by the world’s biggest cycling channel, the Global Cycling Network (GCN), GCN Tech is the only channel you need for all things bike tech – past, present and future. Simply put, we’re obsessed with tech: we seek out and showcase the best in bikes, components, tech, accessories, upgrades and more from races and events, tech shows and product launches across the globe to bring you the best in road bike technology. We’ve also got great maintenance videos to help you get the most from your bike; pro-bike tours from all the biggest races; special features and the weekly GCN Tech Show. We also take a deeper look into the future of cycling, apps, smart tech and virtual riding. Join us on the channel and the GCN App to submit your content, vote on the latest tech and keep abreast of exciting new trends. GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse Facebook - http://gcntech.co/gcntechfb Instagram - http://gcntech.co/gcntechinsta Twitter - http://gcntech.co/gcntechtwee