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My Ultegra 6600 shifters need replacing. My thought was to replace it with a new 5-piece 6800 set including shifters, front derailleur, rear derailleur SS, an 11-28T cassette and obviously a new chain.

Can I keep my current compact front crank set? I just replaced the bottom bracket. Will the 6600 brakes work with the 6800 shifters?

  • Why do you think they need replacing ? In my experience the shifter rarely need replacing unless you have forced it at some point. Most times problems with shifting are due to frayed or sticky cables. – Mikkel Jan 2 '17 at 4:23
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The crank end generally is fine. Pre- and post-super SLR brakes and levers don't work together because they changed the cable pull. Presuming you have a 10-speed rear wheel, it can't take an 11-speed road cassette.

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