Shimano has released a silver-polished version of its GRX gravel groupset – and we want it.
Ahead of the 2022 Unbound gravel race in Emporia, Kansas, Shimano has lifted the lid on GRX Limited, which takes the existing GRX 810 mechanical 11-speed groupset and applies a brushed and polished silver finish.
It is, as the name suggests, a limited-edition finish, with a select number of custom builders getting hold of GRX Limited at launch.
Wider availability is then expected to be in extremely short supply. We’ve asked Shimano for confirmation on numbers.
Shimano GRX Limited comes in three specs, with 1×11 and 2×11 options for drop bars and a 1×11 flat-bar version. These are priced as follows (international pricing TBC): 1×11: $1,360
1×11 (flat-bar): $1,015 Limited-edition finish for custom Unbound bikes The Japanese brand says GRX Limited “celebrates the long, illustrious heritage of drop bar adventure riding, the kind of cycling that inspired Shimano to design the world’s first dedicated gravel groupset”.Ten custom gravel bikes will be on display at the Unbound expo ahead of Saturday’s race, built with GRX Limited, with machines from Speedvagen, Low, Firefly, Mosaic, Chumba, Mariposa, English Cycles, Seven, Enigma and Angel.It is, as you’d expect, a stunning collection of bikes, combining custom craftsmanship with the very pretty GRX Limited drivetrain.“Handmade frame builders have significantly influenced both the culture and technical world of gravel, crafting some of the first multi-surface drop bar bikes and inspiring stories and community with each new frame,” adds Shimano.With the exception of […]