Shimano Dura-Ace Vs Shimano Ultegra | What's The Difference?

Published on April 1st 2018


According to Shimano themselves, the new Ultegra groupset is so close to the company's flagship Dura-Ace groupset as to be basically indistinguishable in terms of performance. So, what do you actually get with a Dura-Ace groupset for your extra money?

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If we were blindfolded and put on two bikes, one with Shimano Dura-Ace and one with Ultegra, we'd struggle to tell the difference between them, that's how good the new Ultegra is. Of course we'd also crash...

Dan did a deep dive into the technical specs, and weights of the two groupsets to find out what actually is the difference between them.

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