The Shimano Ultegra series is "pro-proven" as it is a direct trickle down from our Dura Ace group. It stands for state-of-the-art technology, proven in pro races, the technology used in the new Ultegra 6800 series with 11 speed, newly designed brakes, new chain treatment etc.
Ultegra now has an 11-speed cassette with numerous gearing options to cover all situations. Leading edge design, materials and construction reduce weight, improve stiffness and enhance control.
Crankset(Bottom bracket is BSA threaded english standard)
With a unique four-arm spider and Hollowtech II construction putting strength just where it's needed, the FC-6800 chainset sets new standards for stiffness and low weight.
Dual Control STI Shifters
With Di2 technology shifting is easy and precise - just a light touch, as soft as a mouse click, is sufficient for the front or rear derailleur to instantaneously select the correct gear. The removal of traditional mechanical cables in favour of electrical wires eliminates poor shifting caused by contaminates, corrosion and stretching, and also provides effortless gear shifts.
Simply pressing tactile buttons allows effortless and comfortable shifting even when your hands are cold. The drop bar STI with shift buttons located in a near identical place to the positions you'd assume shifting using a mechanical Shimano STI. Brake lever pivot is positioned to be used with super SLR brake callipers, increased power providing excellent ergonomics when riding on the hoods.
Ultegra Rear Derailleur
With Di2 technology shifting is easy and precise - just a light touch, as soft as a mouse click, is sufficient for the front or rear derailleur to instantaneously select the correct gear.
Programmed automatic motion at the touch of a switch makes this derailleur quick, smooth and effortless to shift. The removal of traditional mechanical cables in favour of electrical wires not only eliminates poor shifting caused by contaminates, corrosion and stretching, but provides effortless gear shifts.
Ultegra Front Derailleur( BSA threaded english standard )
The Di2 front derailleur's operation is pioneering, smooth shifting is guaranteed thanks to a microchip communication link with the gear levers. What's more, shifting the rear derailleur automatically trims the front derailleur. The biggest difference you will notice is just how much quicker and effortlessly smoother shifting on the front chainrings is, even under load.
The difference in the effort and time to actuate the shift between mechanical and Di2 is truly staggering. The removal of traditional mechanical cables in favour of electrical wires not only eliminates poor shifting caused by contaminates, corrosion and stretching, but provides effortless gear shifts.
The front derailleur also trims automatically; the cage moves in response to the position of the rear derailleur on the cassette to ensure no chain rub and a quiet unobtrusive ride, enabling you to concentrate on the road ahead.
Ultegra Brake Set BR-6800
Long, fast descents demand confidence. Ultegra brakes deliver, with a new symmetrical dual pivot design and twin bearings reducing pivot friction and improving efficiency and controllability.
Rider-tuned means Ultegra works the way you want it. The new 11-speed cassettes are available in a range of sizes including a wide-range 11-28 option - one cassette to use all year round. Smooth, fast shifting guaranteed. The weight is 212g (11-23T).
Ultegra 11-speed Chain CN-6800
The new symmetrical Ultegra 11-speed chain offers low weight and high durability.
Shimano are the makers of the world's most well known cycle component brand. Established in 1921 when the first cycle freewheel was forged. Shimano produce drivetrains, wheels, pedals, shoes, cycling clothing and pretty much every Shimano cycle accessory you can think of! Famous for their top end products ridden by the pro's, Dura-Ace and XTR, which cover both road and MTB's. At Shimano, they're doing everything they can to respond to heightened environmental concerns.
Shimano are proud to be a producer of bicycle components that help people to enjoy outdoor sports and interact with nature through healthy non-polluting activities. In their 87 plus years of existence Shimano have accumulated a wealth of technology and product development and expertise that serves as the driving force behind their continually evolving product line.
Making A Purchase
Making a purchase could not be easier. Just browse our store, and add any items that you wish to buy into the shopping cart. After you have finished your selection, click on 'Checkout' and you will be asked for a few details that we need to be able to complete the order.
We accept Visa and MasterCard card payments, and Paypal. If you are shopping from North America or anywhere else, place your order and your card company will convert the transaction to US Dollars or your own currency.
We do not charge for any item until it is ready to ship. Backordered items are not charged until they are shipped. If you do not wish to pay online, you may call the shop and relay your card information via telephone. Your card must be registered to a standard address within your country of residency (not a PO Box for example).
If you have made a mistake in your order and cannot correct it in the shopping cart, contact us and we will correct the mistake.
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If you place a deposit for an item in the shop, that deposit is non-refundable if you then decide not to purchase the item. If the item is not reduced in value at the point at which you request a refund, we will, at our discression, return the deposit to you. We are reasonable and will only choose to withhold your deposit for good reason. This may include holding the product and being unable to sell it for an extended period of time; storage costs; the product losing it's value over this period for whatever reason.
Shipping And Handling Orders up to ?50 Ireland or Northern Ireland will incur a ?4.99 p+p charge. Orders above ?50 are delivered free of charge.
Orders outside of Ireland incur an extra shipping charge, depending on location and total cost. We subsidise shipping as much as possible, whilst using reputable shipping companies to ensure the best and safest possible delivery to you.
We despatch your order within 24 hours where items are in stock. Orders received before 11.30am that are in stock will be despatched on the same day. We endeavour to despatch orders received before 2.30pm on the same day but cannot guarantee it. Overnight delivery is used for Ireland and Northern Ireland. 48 hour delivery as standard to the UK mainland. International orders are generally received in under 7 working days.
You must inform us within two working days if the goods are lost or damaged in transit so that we can make a prompt claim against the delivery company and correct the problem. Please quote your order number in all correspondence.
You agree that proof of delivery supplied by our delivery company is sufficient evidence to establish that goods have been received.
If your item is not in stock, we will back order for you. You will always be emailed with the option to cancel your order if you would rather not wait.
For orders made from Ireland or the European Union, 23% VAT is included where applicable. All other orders are VAT free.
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As with many retailers, sometimes it is necessary for us to compete with online competition by reducing our online prices. Thinking logically about it, an internet customer takes up virtually no time in the shop - you are not trying on different sizes (creating mess which has to be tidied by staff), often taking advice .etc. - a service we love providing but it still costs money! We will endeavour to match internet prices in our shop but this cannot be guaranteed. Similarly for the bike to work scheme, if a company is using a 3rd party voucher company (see our Bike2Work page) then we cannot match the sale price because we are not actually receiving the sale amount - we are receiving a lot less due to the commission taken.
Our Contact details
The Edge Sports Ltd
City:21-22 Parnell Place, Cork City
Phone: +353 (0)21 480 6040
Superstore: 37 Kinsale Road Com Centre Kinsale Road, Cork Ireland Ireland
Phone: +353 (0)21 432 0522
VAT Registration Number IE9749387J