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Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 03:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By TerryDi2C

Just to clarify: SM-EWW01 is the previous...

Just to clarify:

SM-EWW01 is the previous generation unit, it does (private) ANT only. It will work with any battery / battery mount
EW-WU111 is the 2-port inline wireless unit. It supports...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By TerryDi2C

hah, nice - I installed one too (bought to help a...

hah, nice - I installed one too (bought to help a user that was having problems pairing theirs).
...
06-22-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,964
Posted By TerryDi2C

2.0.6 doesn't exist for the SM-BMR1 / SM-BMR2...

2.0.6 doesn't exist for the SM-BMR1 / SM-BMR2 according to Shimano ;)

https://e-tubeproject.shimano.com/firmware/template/?type=general-items&series=&model=SM-BMR1
...
06-22-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,964
Posted By TerryDi2C

You cannot mix 10 speed derailleurs with 11 speed...

You cannot mix 10 speed derailleurs with 11 speed derailleurs. Shimano blocked this in firmware at some point..
Now.. you could of course get a battery mount with older firmware (I'm not 100% sure...
06-14-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By TerryDi2C

Synchroshift on road bikes will work if you have:...

Synchroshift on road bikes will work if you have:

Ultegra 6870
Ultegra R8050
Dura-Ace 9070
Dura-Ace r9150
GRX

You will also need one of these:
06-05-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,264
Posted By TerryDi2C

They do record it in the .fit file (Garmin), but...

They do record it in the .fit file (Garmin), but Strava don't do anything with it.
Wahoo displays shifting information in their ELEMNT app, but I don't think Garmin does.

However, you can upload...
05-31-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,264
Posted By TerryDi2C

I think the SC-MT800 is OK. I have one on my road...

I think the SC-MT800 is OK. I have one on my road bike right now, bought that to help someone who had problems installing theirs.

What it does nicely is beep one gear before the front derailleur...
05-25-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By TerryDi2C

Gorgeous bike indeed! I have to admit I was...

Gorgeous bike indeed!

I have to admit I was surprised to see the RD-RX817 and a front derailleur - Shimano say the RD-RX817 can not be used with a front derailleur ;-)
...
05-18-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By TerryDi2C

Does that mean the RD adjustment is currently...

Does that mean the RD adjustment is currently maxed out? To -16?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,720
Posted By TerryDi2C

Semi-synchro. I just could not set up...

Semi-synchro. I just could not set up full-synchro the way I liked on my 6870 bike.
Played with R8050 derailleurs at Shimano last year and full-synchro was a bit more flexible then... so I may try...
04-26-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By TerryDi2C

Keep in mind you can mix and almost any of the...

Keep in mind you can mix and almost any of the Di2 components. Important to remember is that all derailleurs need to be either road/grx or mtb.
You can not use road/grx derailleurs with a mountain...
04-09-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,722
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yeah, Shimano recommend you leave a small 'U' bit...

Yeah, Shimano recommend you leave a small 'U' bit of excess wire at the shift levers - much like sch's tech does:
...
04-09-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,722
Posted By TerryDi2C

I'd double check the shifter is actually still...

I'd double check the shifter is actually still connected and the electric wire hasn't come loose, just to be sure. And when it is connected and still not working I'd take it to a shop to have them...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 04:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,060
Posted By TerryDi2C

At least it has great tortuosity! I have a...

At least it has great tortuosity!

I have a set of EC70 bars (bought november 2019) and they indeed to have some blockage - looks like it is still possible to run a Di2 wire through though, so I'll...
03-31-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By TerryDi2C

Unfortunately Shimano haven't made e-tube project...

Unfortunately Shimano haven't made e-tube project available for mac, but if you can run windows on it or borrow a friend's windows laptop that would help ;)
03-31-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By TerryDi2C

I was going to reply to this and then for some...

I was going to reply to this and then for some reason I decided not to. But here I am!
Let's try to fix this ;-)

I think the first thing I would do would be to connect the bike to a windows...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yeah, true - for example: the BM-DN100 external...

Yeah, true - for example: the BM-DN100 external battery mount enables synchronized shifting, even if you have an older battery.
(as long as it's compatible with BM-DN100 it'll synchro shift)

...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By TerryDi2C

Hah, I know how you feel... I also want Di2 on my...

Hah, I know how you feel... I also want Di2 on my commuter and other bikes ;)
03-08-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By TerryDi2C

According to Shimano's own compatibility charts...

According to Shimano's own compatibility charts (https://e-tubeproject.shimano.com/pdf/en/HM-CC.3.4.3-00-EN.pdf) the only unit compatible with SM-BTR2 is the SM-EWW01. The older SM-BTR2 does not...
03-02-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By TerryDi2C

Good to hear you got it fixed! I wonder if...

Good to hear you got it fixed! I wonder if somehow the bike changed all shifting modes to 'manual'.
And yeah, closing the app without disconnecting bluetooth will leave the bike in Bluetooth mode...
03-02-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By TerryDi2C

Keep in mind that you can also run Di2 MTB...

Keep in mind that you can also run Di2 MTB derailleurs with road Di2 shifters. The mtb derailleurs may be heavier, but possibly also more cross-proof.
(All derailleurs in a Di2 system must be either...
02-24-20, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By TerryDi2C

They lock out small ring, smallest sprockets on...

They lock out small ring, smallest sprockets on r8050 / r9150 and newer, depending on the chain rings / cassette you have set up.
You can "cheat" this using the method you described, or you could...
02-13-20, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By TerryDi2C

You can probably keep your existing brakes, but...

You can probably keep your existing brakes, but the Shifters are usually sold together with the brakes ;).
I agree that upgrading an existing bike is probably not worth it - it is likely to be...
01-05-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By TerryDi2C

The first thing usually happens when there is a...

The first thing usually happens when there is a loose connection or 'broken' electric wire.

It shouldn't go into micro-adjust mode by itself though.. If I had to guess I'd blame the Junction A,...
12-22-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,637
Posted By TerryDi2C

I think Shimano say 11-32 is the max for the...

I think Shimano say 11-32 is the max for the RD-6870-GS rear derailleur, but I used an 11-36 cassette on it this year just fine. It was only for one ride (Marmotte) and it wasn't ideal, but it was...
12-09-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By TerryDi2C

I have no experience using ski gloves to shift my...

I have no experience using ski gloves to shift my Di2, but you could use full synchro shifting and set up the bike so that both right shift buttons shift up and both left buttons to shift down. That...
11-24-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Di2
Views: 591
Posted By TerryDi2C

At the very least you will need: one...

At the very least you will need:


one derailleur
one junction A
a couple of EW-SD50 electric wires (max length 1400mm for a road bike/mtb)
some kind of shifter (EXCEPT SW-R610, this will...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,785
Posted By TerryDi2C

I feel the same about synchro shifting,...

I feel the same about synchro shifting, unfortunately. In theory it's great, but the settings you can do to set it up properly are just too restrictive (for me).
11-04-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,667
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yeah, the compatibility charts state: "SC-M9050,...

Yeah, the compatibility charts state: "SC-M9050, SC-M9051 or SC-MT800 is required for synchronized shift in MTB category"
(https://e-tubeproject.shimano.com/guide/#guide_list)
11-03-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,667
Posted By TerryDi2C

[/color] The functionality of the EW-WU111 and...

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The functionality of the EW-WU111 and EW-WU101 is the same, they just look different. The EW-WU111 is place in-line (with a port on each end), between junction A and a shifter or between...
09-09-19, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By TerryDi2C

FYI, this is how my Di2 wires are routed around...

FYI, this is how my Di2 wires are routed around the (Rotor, 24mm Shimano) BSA BB shell:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By TerryDi2C

Nope! You should be fine. Have a look at the...

Nope! You should be fine.
Have a look at the e-tube compatibility charts: https://e-tubeproject.shimano.com/pdf/en/HM-CC.3.4.0-00-EN.pdf

All three series you mention are in the same box, s you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,367
Posted By TerryDi2C

300? That's way too often - I would have that...

300? That's way too often - I would have that checked. (Stores with the sm-pce02 can check for battery consumption issues).

You should be able to ride at least 1000 miles before having to charge,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,227
Posted By TerryDi2C

The e-Tube RIDE app will only connect to a STEPS...

The e-Tube RIDE app will only connect to a STEPS (city/urban) e-bike, I have never managed to get it working with a road Di2 bike.
(feel free to prove me wrong though)

It works fine on my Pixel 3...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,227
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yeah, probably. Would be nice if they warned you...

Yeah, probably. Would be nice if they warned you this can happen before installing the new firmware though.
I have no problems with the rest of the apps, they are pretty nice, if a bit confusing at...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,227
Posted By TerryDi2C

It's not you or iOS' fault - the e-Tube apps tend...

It's not you or iOS' fault - the e-Tube apps tend to fail during firmware updates. Just have a look at the reviews for the Android or iOS versions. There's loads of people complaining about this. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,367
Posted By TerryDi2C

aha, I see! I'm not sure, but I would like to...

aha, I see!
I'm not sure, but I would like to find out ;-)

The compatibility charts state:


It doesn't say "max 1", so you could be right!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,367
Posted By TerryDi2C

The opposite - according to the Shimano e-tube...

The opposite - according to the Shimano e-tube compatibility charts this (or the SC-M9051) does not work when you use it together with the Wireless Unit ;-).
08-25-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,006
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yep, each shifter contains two 'switch springs'....

Yep, each shifter contains two 'switch springs'. Have a look at the Shimano docs website (si.shimano.com) and then search by keyword: ST-6870, open the EV file (exploded view).
I would link to the...
08-24-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,162
Posted By TerryDi2C

acrafton - I have added a Di2 for Dummies page....

acrafton - I have added a Di2 for Dummies page. If you're looking for help / guidance, have a look at the page NoWhammies mentioned. ;-)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,322
Posted By TerryDi2C

In your case I think I would agree. I am on an...

In your case I think I would agree. I am on an Ultegra 6870 setup with Synchro-shift. I tried both full-synchro (shift front automatically) and semi-synchro (shift cassette up/down when you shift the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,322
Posted By TerryDi2C

You don't *need* the EW-WU111 Wireless Unit to...

You don't *need* the EW-WU111 Wireless Unit to build a Di2 bike, but it lets you:


Update firmware through the mobile app (likely to crash, but easy to recover from crashes)
Change settings...
08-21-19, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yeah, first do the fine tuing and then the limit...

Yeah, first do the fine tuing and then the limit screws. The Shimano 6870 manual page mentions this on pages 64/67 (not allowed to post urls yet, but the file is right here:...
08-21-19, 03:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,162
Posted By TerryDi2C

I'd love to write a Di2 for dummies post, but...

I'd love to write a Di2 for dummies post, but what kind of things would you expect? My list right now:

How do I charge this thing
How often/when do I charge the bike
What does that button do?...
Forum: Introductions
08-19-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By TerryDi2C

Hi from Rotterdam, NL

Hi!

I ride road bikes (Cube Peloton Pro 2014 (with Di2..), Cube Attain SL 2017 (commuter), an old Merida Zwift bike and a mountain bike (Cube Reaction HPA SL 2017) and sometime next year a Bowman...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,322
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yes, this ^^ is correct. You can not mix 10-speed...

Yes, this ^^ is correct. You can not mix 10-speed and 11-speed components. Besides that, almost anything will work. If you're not sure just check the compatibility charts linked above ;).
08-17-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By TerryDi2C

Thanks for the support, NoWhammies. I'm adding...

Thanks for the support, NoWhammies.
I'm adding new content or details to existing content all the time, but if there's anything you're missing let me know and I'll try to get some answers online...
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