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Originally Posted by Iride01 View Post
The 105 of 2013 is not the 105 of today. Today's Shimano 105 is much better with 11 speeds instead of 10. An extra gear may not seem like much, but it keeps the ratios a little closer over the range of gears on the back.

Kick in a few more bucks and get a new bike with new 105.
That also would have been the 5700-series 105, which was the first year that it went to under-the-tape routing. 5700/6700 had a reputation for eating shifter cables and it doesn't shift as nicely as the generation before or after (which also made the jump to 11-speed).
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