How Does Shimano Di2 Synchro Shifting Work? | Electronic Bike Gear Shifts Explained

Published on January 7th 2021

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Smart electronic bike gears, how do they even work? Do they change from big to small ring without you asking, then change sprockets at the back. Well, it’s probably not news to you - but you have Shimano Di2 Synchro-shift gears. Mark thought it’s about time we did an explainer! Subscribe to GTN: http://gtn.io/SubscribetoGTN Check out the GTN Shop: https://gtn.io/La Anyone get a new bike lately and find that the electronic gears just don’t work? Well, they do work, just not how you’re used to. In fact, you don’t seem to have any control over them! They change from big to small ring without you asking, then change sprockets at the back. What is going on? Well, it’s probably not news to you - but you have Shimano Di2 Synchro-shift gears. Mark thought it’s about time we did an explainer! If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Submit your content here: https://upload.globaltrinetwork.com/ Watch more on GTN... 📹 How & When To Change Gear On Your Bike 👉 https://gtn.io/ChangeGear 📹 6 Cycling Tips To Get More Powerful 👉 https://gtn.io/CyclingPower Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Bluz Tones - Justnormal ES_The Village Idiot - Justnormal ES_Those Vibes - Justnormal Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first timers – and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal winning team, we’re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTube’s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon bikes: http://gtn.io/canyon-bikes Felt bicycles: https://gtn.io/Felt MET Helmets: https://gtn.io/MET ON Running: http://gtn.io/On-Running Orca: http://gtn.io/Orca Park Tool: http://gtn.io/parktool Profile Design: http://gtn.io/profiledesign Selle Italia: https://gtn.io/SelleItalia Team Bath: http://gtn.io/TeamBath Wahoo: https://gtn.io/Wahoo Zwift: http://gtn.io/zwift YouTube Channel - http://gtn.io/YouTube Facebook - http://gtn.io/Facebook Instagram - http://gtn.io/Instagram Twitter - http://gtn.io/Twitter Google+ - http://gtn.io/GooglePlus Strava Club - http://gtn.io/stravaclub GMBN Tech - http://gmbn.tech/subscribe GCN Tech - http://gcntech.co/subscribe EMBN - http://embn.me/subscrib