It was like Christmas in Kerry Werner’s garage this week as a dream delivery showed up from Shimano. The delivery was an entire dream build’s worth of Shimano goodies to go on Kerry’s Rove NRB DL frame. The package included a GRX Di2 drivetrain and a very cool new Shimano PRO dropper and dropper remote. Yup, everything on this bike is from Shimano except for the bar tape, the saddle, and the tires. If you want to jump straight to Kerry’s build video and skip the juicy detail photos just scroll to the bottom of the post.
We’ve already told you it’s a full Shimano GRX 2X11 Di2 build so captions for these photos are kind of redundant. He look, a sexy black GRX 2X Crankset.
How rad is that GRX Di2 rear derailleur? And even GRX hoops too.
Some of you may have noticed the GRX Sub levers on Barry Wicks and Eric Tonkin’s bikes from the Libre/Shino GRX Into the Clouds video, if you missed them here they are now.
Stopping is courtesy of more GRX radness and a 160/140 rotor combo.
WHat is that you ask? Well that is Shimano’s new Pro curvy bar dropper post lever, and damn is it cool. Just a little cooler than that awesome Lizard Skins DSP bar tape.
You know how we said that only the tires, saddle and bar tape were not from Shimano, Well we weren’t lying. Even this sweet frame bag is part of the Pro Discovery range of goodies.