Several news sources on internet have reported about the new mechanical and even electronic Dura-Ace road race group set for 2009. A lot of details of Shimano’s next generation of Dura-Ace road racing components have published on websites.
Shimano is busy testing the electronic version of Dura-Ace in cooperation with professional road racers. As a result many photo’s have been published, although nobody has got sight of the official design yet. Officially Shimano is denying nor confirming the launch of the new Dura-Ace.
Listen to Skil-Shimano team pro rider Tom Veelers. As one of the testriders he gave his opinion on the new electronic shifting system from Shimano.