Don't get me wrong - this stuff probably all works amazingly well and remains seriously bling, but Shimano seem to have seriously beaten it with the ugly stick this time IMHO! Or is it just an acquired taste?
THAT chainset. It looks like something camp from Buck Rogers, or a chainset melting into a blur of stupid artistic whirringness.
The rear mech has just degenerated into something of a vaguely robotic and clumsy unfinished mess.
Okay, shoot me down in flames if you like...