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Shimano 105 Hydraulic Groupset - £483 from Wiggle

Shimano GRX RX600 - which is meant to be 105 level, is £599

How does that work, when its got "less" stuff in it. e.g. No left hand gear mechanism, no front deraillieur, one less Chainring?

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werics [5 posts] 1 week ago
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I'm guessing (I keep getting shunted to pages that speak US money, but) that the 599 is full MSR; the other is not, as it's been kicking around a while.

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StoopidUserName [699 posts] 1 week ago
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Its brand new, 105 is not.

105 is heavily discounted, GRX is not. And why should it as its brand new? May have to wait a few months at least for a reasonable discount

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Redvee [468 posts] 1 week ago
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Was going to go for GRX levers but they were out of stock from the place I was going to buy them from so went with R7020 levers only for £247 which is the same price as  GRX600.

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kil0ran [1691 posts] 1 week ago
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Bits of it are in short supply, particularly the levers so it won't be discounted much yet

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Huckfinn [88 posts] 1 week ago
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Lowest price I found for the GRX Levers (only) is on BikeDiscount.de (269euros)

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IanEdward [340 posts] 1 week ago
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Also SRAM have somehow made it acceptable to charge more for 1x groupsets, it might be sexy and new but as you point out, there's less to it! 

Wait a while, I bet you'll start to see 2x GRX cheaper than 1x GRX...

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fukawitribe [2895 posts] 1 week ago
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IanEdward wrote:

Also SRAM have somehow made it acceptable to charge more for 1x groupsets, it might be sexy and new but as you point out, there's less to it! 

Wait a while, I bet you'll start to see 2x GRX cheaper than 1x GRX...

Maybe, maybe not... currently the price difference between GRX 600 2x and 1x in the places with stock seems to be about 80 Euro, e.g. https://www.bike-components.de

As others have pointed out though, the difference between the 105 and GRX 600 is due to discount, 105 R7020 is about £799 full asking in the UK - it's a non-question.

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Redvee [468 posts] 1 week ago
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Huckfinn wrote:

Lowest price I found for the GRX Levers (only) is on BikeDiscount.de (269euros)

 

That's where I bought my kit from, you can change the price on their site to GBP. When I bought my kit I had two tabs open, one priced in GBP the other in € then used my Revolut card to calculate the exchange rate and cause I paid in € I saved nearly £10 over the listed GBP price.