Shimano 105 5700 Groupos

4/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $899.99


Product Description

New Shimano 105 incorporates many of the benefits that were originally developed for Dura-Ace 7900 series and integrated into Ultegra 6700 series. Overall, performance and durability is enhanced while the entire group manages to drop almost 30 grams from


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by T.G. a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: November 3, 2014

Strengths:    Price for sure, seldom needs adjustment, very durable (everything is metal)

Weaknesses:    Weight... if you care about that sort of thing, exclusivity (no bragging rights), exposed shifter internals get dirty

Bottom Line:   
This group came on my 2011 Scott Addict R3. Previously I had been riding a bike with Tiagra and a 5600 105 rear derailleur. I remember the first couple times riding my new bike I was amazed at how well it shifted. Sometimes you wouldn't even feel the rear single shifts. After about 5000 miles I began experiencing a fair amount of lever stick on both shifters. For some reason this would only occur on warm days, but in the cold/cool they would function properly. I tried to clean them out a couple times by spraying solvents up into them to no avail. My local bike shop tried the same procedure along with new cables. This went on for a year or so and eventually I broke down and ordered a new set of 5700 shifters. Problem solved. There is quite a bit of internals that you can see through an opening in the inside of the hoods. I believe this allowed grime and dirt to enter and eventually clog up the internals of my shifters. I am now at about 8,500 miles on this group, and recently had to replace my rear derailleur. For some reason it would not come into adjustment. I tried a new cable and rd hanger eventually swapping it out for a new 6700 RD which immediately fixed the problem. The LBS eventually came to the conclusion that my RD spring had lost tension which was causing the rear shifting problems. This is the first group that I have put this many miles on, but I have gotten the impression that these parts shouldn't wear out this quickly. Other than those two instances this group has been trouble free.

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Favorite Ride:   Green Cove Rd.

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   9 Speed Shimano Tiagra, 105 5600,

Bike Setup:   2011 Scott Addict R3
Upgrades: Selle Italia SLR w/carbon rails, DA 7900 Crank, Ultegra 6700 RD, Ritchey Super Logic Stem


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by D Pepa

Date Reviewed: March 15, 2013

Strengths:    Price is great
Front and rear shifting is great at this price level
Love the Crank... really stiff


Weaknesses:    Rear shifting lags a bit and is probably impossible to get dialed in perfect
Front shifting still has chain rub in taboo gear combinations


Bottom Line:   
I switched out from a full sora groupo to 5700 since I wanted the extra rear cog for climbing. The upgrade is noticeable and it didn't cost me my life savings. Defiantly a good groupo for a training bike but probably not the best for racing. In my experience, even if you get it dialed in properly there will still be a lag time in shifting, especially shifting from the smallest cog to the 2nd smallest or vice-versa.
Bottom Line: Really hard to complain about this group set at it's price



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