When did Shimano 105 5700 come out?

Details of the new-for-2011 Shimano 105 groupset, coded 5700, have been made public prior to an advised availability date of May 2010 for the double and compact chainset versions and June 2010 for the triple.

How much does Shimano 105 cost?

Shimano 105 R7000 price and weights

Shimano 105 R7000 Product code US
Mechanical shifters ST-R7000 $234.99
Rim brakes BR-R7000 $49.99
Hydro brakes/shifters BR-R7020 $619.98
Crankset FC-R7000 $159.99

Is Shimano 105 the best?

But if you want an utterly dependable and affordable groupset that has nearly all of the performance of Shimano’s higher-tier groupsets, then 105 R7000 comes very highly recommended.

What is the latest version of Shimano 105?

Shimano usually updates each groupset every three years. The latest version of Shimano 105 is called R7000 (the disc brakes are R7020) and the most up to date Ultegra is R8000 (the disc brakes are R8020, the Di2 is R8050 and Di2 with hydraulic disc brakes is R8070).

Is Shimano 105 better than Sora?

Shimano 105 disc brakes boast a more complex hydraulic system that offers superior braking. Sora’s calipers also got an upgrade and now have up to 20% more braking power than before. They’re bang-for-your-buck calipers that offer excellent braking, but don’t expect the same snappiness and stopping power as the 105s.

Is Shimano 105 good enough for racing?

105 is the first of Shimano’s “serious” or “proper” groupsets. Tiagra and below, despite being perfectly adequate for your first few sportives (probably all your sportives) and for your daily commute, should be eschewed in favour of 105 or Ultegra as soon as your functional threshold power hits 150W.

Is the Shimano 105 cs-5700 available for free?

This item ships for FREE! REI Members get back an estimated $5.10 on this item as part of their member dividend. The Shimano 105 CS-5700 10-speed cassette shifts with confidence and crispness that’s instantly identifiable as Shimano.

Is the Shimano 105 the same as the Ultegra?

Shimano 105 has always resembled its pricier groupset sibling Ultegra, without too much of a weight or performance penalty for its lower price. The new 105 – 5700 series – as opposed to 5600 – is closer still, despite Shimano increasing the price gap by making the new 105 cheaper.

How much does a Shimano 105 front mech weigh?

The spacing is just over 1mm wider than the previous 105, but made no difference when we tried an old 105 front mech and an even older Tiagra one with it, using the new 5700 front shifter. Weight: 1188g (52/39 double) Crank lengths: 165mm, 170mm, 172.5mm, 175mm

What kind of bearings are in Shimano 105?

The 105 SPD-SL pedals have been around for a while and are well-proven performers, with long-lasting bearings assemblies. The latest models run the same bearing assemblies as previous 105 versions – and indeed other Shimano SPD-SL pedals, so should you need to service them it’s a quick and simple job with plenty of parts readily available.