The pace of new things arriving in bike shops might have slowed a little bit over the last year, but in 2021 innovation was moving onwards as quickly as ever.
New 12-speed Shimano Dura-Ace was the big story of 2021, which we correctly predicted. We didn’t predict Ultegra would be launched at the same time, but for 2022 we’ve given the crystal ball a good thump.
So let’s take a look at what we think we’ll be seeing more of – or less of – in 2022.
1. Integrated (but more adjustable) cockpits
Concealing brake hoses and