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Di2 for British winter

veryslowtwitchveryslowtwitch Posts: 321
edited July 2015 in The workshop
Has anyone long-term experience of Di2 on a winter commuting bike? I would like to have easier shifting when my hands are cold. Can Di2 cope with daily salt, grit and rain followed by a hose down?

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  • markhewitt1978markhewitt1978 Posts: 7,614
    Has anyone long-term experience of Di2 on a winter commuting bike? I would like to have easier shifting when my hands are cold. Can Di2 cope with daily salt, grit and rain followed by a hose down?

    Yes. Indeed I've heard it said that Di2 is actually better for crappy conditions because there's no shifter cables to get junked up and out of alignment.
  • schlepcyclingschlepcycling Posts: 1,606
    I've been using the original 10 speed Di2 on my winter bike for the last 4 winters and it's worked perfectly. Earlier this year I built it up on a Planet X London Road frame so that I could use proper mudguards as I'd been using those Crud type ones so now I use it all year round for wet rides.
    'Hello to Jason Isaacs'
  • thanks very much

    schlep, do you have much salt on your roads?
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