Small hands? Shimano Ultegra has your back

Small hands? Shimano Ultegra has your back

Shimano has announced a new version of its existing Ultegra R8020 hydraulic levers for riders with smaller hands. Called the R8025, the new levers bring Ultegra R8000 in line with 105 R7000, which already offers a short-reach option. Shimano Ultegra R8000 groupset review Shimano 105 R7000 groupset — everything you need to know Ultegra gets the small hands treatment R7000 was the first of the latest generation of Shimano groupsets to include hydraulic levers specifically designed for smaller hands. In addition to the standard R7020 model, Shimano offers the R7025 which is subtly reshaped to bring the lever contact point closer to the bar without compromising on function. Now Shimano has done the same for Ultegra, with the R8025 lever bringing the effective reach 4mm closer to the bar. We can expect to see these levers fitted as standard on some 2020 bikes, and we can imagine they’ll be popular ...

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