Leading bike brands were faster than an electronic gearshift to get the new ones Shimano 105 R7150 Di2 groupset on their latest releases.
The Electrification of Shimano’s Third Level 105 mechanical groupset has been a long time coming, leaving the brand behind its rivals.
SRAM’s electronic equivalent of 105, Rival eTap AXSwas released in 2021. Our technical writer Oscar Huckle has a buyer’s guide comparing Shimano 105 R7150 Di2 to SRAM Rival eTap AXS†
Prior to launch, we’d asked Shimano to follow suit – a wireless, 12-speed 105 groupset topped our list Shimano wish list for 2022† Whether an updated mechanical version of 105 will follow remains to be seen.
So far, Shimano 105 Di2 has appeared on a variety of bikes, from some brands’ most prestigious models to mid-market options elsewhere.
While many of these bikes are available to order now, some brands have informed us that their bikes with the new groupset will not be available until 2023.
Others, on the other hand, said they have no plans to spec a bike with Shimano 105 Di2. In the meantime, here’s the bikes covered with Shimano’s cheapest electronic groupset. We will update this article with more bikes as soon as there are more details.
Ribble Ultra SLR 105 Di2
Ribble will offer Shimano 105 Di2 in a range of his racing bikes†
The Ribble Ultra SLRthe brand’s aero road bike, had only previously been released with Dura Ace or Ultegra group sets.
The introduction of the Shimano 105 Di2 R150 12-speed groupset on the new Ribble Ultra SLR 105 Di2 delivers a true superbike for around £4,500.
The groupset includes the Shimano 105 R700 12-speed 50-34t chainset and Shimano 105 R7100 11-36t cassette.
The drag-reducing properties are maintained by the monocoque carbon fiber frame, carbon forks and integrated carbon aero handlebar and stem.
The aero seatpost has a Selle Italia Model X Superflow seat.
The carbon wheelset is the proprietary Level DB56 Sport shod with 700 x 28c Continental GP5000 ties.
The Ribble Ultra SL R 105 Di2 is available to order now from £4,499. The Ribble Ultra SL 105 Di2 costs £3,899.
Ribble Endurance SL R Disc 105 Di2
The Ribble Endurance SL R Disc 105 Di2 sees Shimano 105 level components on the brand’s elite endurance racing bike For the first time.
The Shimano 105 Di2 R7100 2×12 Speed Hydraulic Disc groupset consists of the 105 R7100, 2x 12-speed 50-34t crankset and Shimano 105 R7100 Hyperglide+ 11-36t cassette.
The Level DB40 Sport Carbon wheelset is lined with 700 x 28c Continental GP5000 tires.
The Ribble Endurance SL R Disc is yours for £3,899. The Endurance SL Disc 105 Di2 has the same groupset for £3,499.
Ribble CGR SL 105 Di2
The release of the Ribble CGR SL 105 Di2 brings the new Shimano groupset to Ribble’s all road bike†
For £2,799 on the carbon CGR SL 105 Di2 or £3,099 on the titanium CGR Ti 105 Di2, you get Shimano’s 105 Di2 R7100 2x 12-speed hydraulic disc group.
As on Ribble’s other 105 Di2 bikes, the chainset is Shimano’s 2x 12-speed 105 R7100 50-34t paired with a 12-speed 11-36t cassette.
The CGR models share a Mavic Allroad Disc 700c wheelset and Schwalbe G-One Allroad 700x40c tan-wall tires.
Ridley Noah fast disc Shimano 105 Di2
Ridley’s high-end race bike, and Caleb Ewan’s pick for sprint days, is spec’d with Shimano 105 Di2 from £6,279 / €6,899 / $9,109.
The 50/34t crankset is mated to an 11/34t cassette.
The wheels are tubeless ready Forza Norte DB with Vittoria Rubino Pro 25mm tires.
The bike has a Noah Fast integrated carbon stem and handlebars. The Noah Fast Aero seatpost has a Selle Italia XR seat.
Ridley told us that all three bikes with Shimano 105 Di2 will be available to order from the groupset’s launch day.
Ridley Helium SLX Disc Shimano 105 Di2
The Ridley Helium SLX Disc Shimano 105 Di2 is available from £5,189 / €5,699 / $7,529.
The specification includes the same crankset, cassette, tires and wheels.
But Ridley’s high-mountain bike has a Deda stem and handlebar combo and a Forza Cirrus seatpost.
Ridley Fenix SLiC Disc Shimano 105 Di2
Described as the brand endurance bikethe Ridley Fenix SLiC Disc Shimano 105 Di2 starts at £3,959 / €4,349 / $5,749.
The frameset Lotto Soudal uses for the Classics has the same specifications as the Helium SLX Disc.
Merida Scultura 6000 105 Di2
The Merida Scultura 6000 105 Di2 is one of three bikes the brand says it will equip with electronic 105.
There will also be a 105 Di2 version of the Merida Scultura Endurancebut the brand had no images available on launch day.
Merida has not confirmed the wider specs, pricing or availability of the bikes.
Merida Reacto 6000 105 Di2
Shimano’s latest groupset has also been added to the Merida Reacto 6000the brand’s competitively priced and most aerodynamic road bike.
Fairlight Strael 105 Di2
Fairlight’s steel road bike with Shimano 105 Di2 becomes the Fairlight Ray 3.0 105 Di2.
Bikes will be available from July 2022 and start from £3,499 with FSA SLK finishing kit, Hunt wheels and GP5000 tyres.
Wilier Garda 105 Di2
The Wilier Garda 105 Di2 starts from €4,100 with a Shimano RS171 wheelset, going up to €4,700 for a Wilier Triestina NDR38 wheelset.
Shimano’s latest groupset will also be available on the Wilier Zero SL starting at €4,900 and on the Wilier Cento10 SL from € 4,600.
Wilier was unable to provide international awards.
The Italian brand told us that Shimano 105 Di2 will be an option on four of its road bikes, which are likely to hit the market later this year or early 2023.
The Bianchi Infinito CV Disc 105 Di2 starts from £5,000, the Aria Disc 105 Di2 from £3,850, the Infinito XE Disc 105 Di2 from £3,650 and the Sprint Disc 105 Di2 from £3,400.
International pricing and images were not available at the time of writing.