For this build we used Shimano's ST - R785 Di2 hydraulic levers coupled to an XTR Di2 rear deraiileur with a 42 tooth cassette and 42T font single chainring. The Shimano levers are set up to change the gears with both hands; the right lever makes the gears harder, the left easier. The gearing ratios are suitable for road and off-road, for more off-road and hillier rides a 38T chainring could be considered.
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"Honestly these are great (custom orthotics). My feet feel totally balanced and stable and I‘m not searching for the pedal when I want to push it. They’ve made a massive difference.”"
Olympic MTB Gold Medallist
"Thanks very much Phil.
Did an 80 mile sportive yesterday on the road bike - perfect set up thanks; I've never been so comfortable, and no after effects!
"A great service, full of personal touches as well as the "harder" scientific analysis of my position on the bike, which was also excellent. I feel more planted on the bike now, and came away with some really useful feedback from the session."