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06-14-21, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By TerryDi2C

Regarding (1): if you're using FD-6870 or...

Regarding (1): if you're using FD-6870 or FD-9070, this could be correct. For some reason these front derailleurs limit the freedom you have setting up synchronized shift:
There are also some...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,500
Posted By TerryDi2C

yeah.. and don't force it in if it doesn't want...

yeah.. and don't force it in if it doesn't want to .. I've actually snapped one of mine in half :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-21, 01:39 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,500
Posted By TerryDi2C

Ouch Babyboomer! Good to hear the bike is working...

Ouch Babyboomer! Good to hear the bike is working and that George & Matt were happy to fix it ;-)

Here are some random things I'd like to say, in no particular order:

You don't have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-21, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By TerryDi2C

EW-SD50-I is not actually an electric wire - it's...

EW-SD50-I is not actually an electric wire - it's a pack of Di2 "cable ties" that can be used to stop the wires from rattling around (in the downtube for example) ;-)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 01:24 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,500
Posted By TerryDi2C

Personally I'm not convinced 4.0.4 will work...

Personally I'm not convinced 4.0.4 will work correctly all the time, but I'm certain 3.4.5 will. That said, the early issue where 4.0 would leave the bike connected and drain the battery in a day has...
04-06-21, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,813
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yes, should be fine. You may have to update the...

Yes, should be fine. You may have to update the firmware on the 6770 shifters though!
03-15-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yeah.. GPLama has a pretty nice video on that :)....

Yeah.. GPLama has a pretty nice video on that :).

I think I would try to connect it to a PC (or in your case, mac) and then (1) update all firmware that needs to be updated and (2) make sure it...
03-05-21, 02:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,273
Posted By TerryDi2C

Nice update. Have you looked at synchro since...

Nice update. Have you looked at synchro since installing the RD-815?
I'm not sure whether or not that's useful on a GRX build, but I thought I'd ask ;-)
02-16-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yes it is... and no, it does not have to be...

Yes it is... and no, it does not have to be inline. Just like any Di2 component - as long as it is somehow connected, it'll work ;)
02-14-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By TerryDi2C

Mine is right here: ...

Mine is right here:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1467x1051/setup_terry_6c8c1ea05301f83c8bf63535fccacf44d5e78ab9.png
02-01-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yeah... the connector itself is ~5mm (diameter).

Yeah... the connector itself is ~5mm (diameter).
01-17-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By TerryDi2C

Nice! Looks really good! ;-)

Nice! Looks really good! ;-)
12-21-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By TerryDi2C

The shortest wire is 150mm, so putting it inline...

The shortest wire is 150mm, so putting it inline would put it somewhere halfway in the handlebar drop.
There isn't a whole lot of space there in my Easton EC70 bars, only just enough to get two...
12-21-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By TerryDi2C

My setup is this: ...

My setup is this:
https://assets.bettershifting.com/uploads/setup_terry.png
(everything through the bars)...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,495
Posted By TerryDi2C

Ignoring the SRAM / Shimano arguments (just ride...

Ignoring the SRAM / Shimano arguments (just ride your bike, who cares what groupset people use), I'd like to add:

If the wire is only tight across the handlebars then that is fine. I mean.. I...
11-10-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By TerryDi2C

It won't replace it, it IS an A-junction ;-) ...

It won't replace it, it IS an A-junction ;-)

All of these are "a" Junction A:

SM-EW67 (for use with external batteries only)
SM-EW90-A (3 ports)
SM-EW90-B (5 ports)
SC-MT800 (MTB...
11-09-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By TerryDi2C

The EW-RS910 you mentioned earlier is a junction...

The EW-RS910 you mentioned earlier is a junction A ;)
11-08-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yeah... my first bet would be to update the...

Yeah... my first bet would be to update the firmware on both derailleurs, battery and the junction A... basically anything that'll accept a firmware update :)
I would use E-Tube Project 3.4.5 (4.0.2...
11-02-20, 01:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,813
Posted By TerryDi2C

At the very least, it should *try* to shift. When...

At the very least, it should *try* to shift. When you press a shift button it should make a sound and try to move.

As far as I'm concerned, you should try:

(1) Connect it to a Windows computer...
11-01-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By TerryDi2C

Shimano claim that it'll last (at least) 300 (or...

Shimano claim that it'll last (at least) 300 (or was it 500?) full charge cycles.

(obviously some fail before then, but that's what Shimano say)
11-01-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,134
Posted By TerryDi2C

First, on charging: I have never charged my Di2...

First, on charging: I have never charged my Di2 bikes using a laptop. I have been using the wall adapter I got with my Motorola Moto G4 a loooooooooong time ago ;-)


Yep! It just gives up. Try...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,847
Posted By TerryDi2C

If you really want to know, just hook it up to a...

If you really want to know, just hook it up to a windows computer (use E-Tube Project 3.4.5 or be careful with 4.0.2 (https://bettershifting.com/e-tube-project-version-4-bugs-overview/)) and have a...
10-25-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,813
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yeah, you can mix derailleurs. - as long as you...

Yeah, you can mix derailleurs. - as long as you stay in the same 'category'. 'Road/GRX' is one category and 'MTB' is another :).

The SM-EW67 junction is compatible with the 8000 series derailleurs...
10-25-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By TerryDi2C

If you've been using E-Tube Project v 4.0.2 - I...

If you've been using E-Tube Project v 4.0.2 - I recommend you don't until Shimano fix it.

You may be running into #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) of this...
10-15-20, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By TerryDi2C

I have successfully used 11-23 with a (6870) GS...

I have successfully used 11-23 with a (6870) GS derailleur. It is outside the Shimano recommended spec, but it'll work.
(Shimano would probably argue it doesn't work as well as it should and it...
10-13-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yeah.. the only other thing I can really think of...

Yeah.. the only other thing I can really think of is a malfunctioning rear derailleur, unfortunately.

This can be tested by any bike shop using their SM-PCE1 / SM-PCE02. You would just have to...
10-13-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By TerryDi2C

Ah, well.. you could also take off the chain or...

Ah, well.. you could also take off the chain or take out the rear wheel - as long as the RD can move freely it's fine.
(I'm not sure resetting the RD is your problem, but it should definitely move...
10-13-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By TerryDi2C

I had a look at my Zwift bike.. Pressed and...

I had a look at my Zwift bike..
Pressed and held the button until the red light started flashing and then it went to the red/green both lit state.
The second time I actually turned the cranks and...
10-11-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By TerryDi2C

If all derailleurs and shifters show up in E-Tube...

If all derailleurs and shifters show up in E-Tube project then that indicates everything is connected just fine. In that case I would try to re-assign the shift buttons the right functions (shift...
10-08-20, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,242
Posted By TerryDi2C

Makes sense! Thanks! I'm thinking there could be...

Makes sense! Thanks! I'm thinking there could be something on finding the software, what to use it for and similar. Perhaps Software "hub" pages that explain the basics and link to the relevant...
10-08-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,242
Posted By TerryDi2C

Hah, no problem! Since we're talking about how...

Hah, no problem! Since we're talking about how the Shimano documentation is a bit lacking.. I've actually written something about getting started here:...
10-06-20, 01:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,242
Posted By TerryDi2C

Well.. they all look similar, but every Di2...

Well.. they all look similar, but every Di2 component has its model code written on it somewhere.
The MT800 is the XT version, M9051 the XTR version. Functionality-wise they're identical, but the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,910
Posted By TerryDi2C

Definitely! Too bad I had two frames that didn't...

Definitely! Too bad I had two frames that didn't live up to my expectations (the first was welded wrong, second had a couple of small dents and rough paint). The guys are Bowman have been great...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 01:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,910
Posted By TerryDi2C

My "previous" bike - right before it was returned...

My "previous" bike - right before it was returned (warranty).. seat stay was welded wrong and it'd rub on the 11T.
That shrink wrap hasn't been shrunk yet.. but it gives you an idea of how it tidies...
10-05-20, 01:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,242
Posted By TerryDi2C

Well... it depends. There are three (mtb)...

Well... it depends.
There are three (mtb) displays out there

SC-MT800 (with BluetoothLE / ANT)
SC-M9051 (with BluetoothLE / ANT)
SC-M9050 (without any wireless connectivity)

Shimano does...
09-30-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,116
Posted By TerryDi2C

Go to the phone's Bluetooth device list and...

Go to the phone's Bluetooth device list and "forget" or "delete" the EW-WU111/101. Then try again.
(does that help?)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,104
Posted By TerryDi2C

https://di2stats.com will also get you this info...

https://di2stats.com will also get you this info if you upload your .fit files ;-)
(and the SRAM AXS Web app/site does too)
09-20-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By TerryDi2C

I'm definitely open to suggestions on layout ;-)....

I'm definitely open to suggestions on layout ;-). Now that the site finally moved (from di2center.com) to bettershifting.com I can focus on things like these ;)
09-06-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,811
Posted By TerryDi2C

Sure, you can do that. Keep in mind that the...

Sure, you can do that. Keep in mind that the levers (left/right) will feel different though.

The only requirements in a Di2 system are:

Battery
Junction A
1 shifter*
1 derailleur*

(*...
09-02-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,527
Posted By TerryDi2C

If you have a laptop with you or access to a...

If you have a laptop with you or access to a computer - plug the charger into the junction A and then run e-tube project for Windows. The 'connection check' (e-tube 3.4.5) will tell you what...
08-24-20, 12:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yep - the manual for the SM-EW90 / EW-RS910...

Yep - the manual for the SM-EW90 / EW-RS910 sometimes suggests otherwise (or at the very least does not mention this requirement), but yeah - on current gen Di2 bikes you'll need an EW-WU111 /...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By TerryDi2C

Just in case you are still looking for the...

Just in case you are still looking for the rd-6770 cage, the part number will be either here: https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-RD-6770-A-4116.pdf
or here:...
08-10-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,427
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yep - (full) Synchronized Shift is the only way...

Yep - (full) Synchronized Shift is the only way to do this - but you *could* still end up in big-big if you really wanted to.
(by switching the front from small to big when in the biggest on the...
08-02-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By TerryDi2C

Yeah... I have also used bubble wrap on mine and...

Yeah... I have also used bubble wrap on mine and used a piece of cloth in the past ;-)
The 'model code' for the zip ties is "EW-SD50-I" by the way ;-)
07-26-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By TerryDi2C

Probably.. yeah..Not sure about campag spacing.. ...

Probably.. yeah..Not sure about campag spacing.. but all info on the FC-M9020-3 should be here: https://productinfo.shimano.com/#/spec/MTB/Crankset
07-26-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By TerryDi2C

Sorry - I somehow missed this thread ;-). ...

Sorry - I somehow missed this thread ;-).

You can use any Di2 shifter with any Di2 derailleur.

The only exceptions are:

7090 series - these components use a different connector/protocol and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 03:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
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: 19
Views: 4,011
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: 3,712
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: 3,712
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...
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