|Dura Ace 7400 -- circa 1985. |
Looked good then, and now.
|Dura Ace Di2 -- 2013. Clunky.|
|Mid 80s Dura Ace Crank|
As far as aesthetics goes, I don't think there's any comparison between the old and new. I'll talk about other aspects (like, is electronic shifting really such an improvement?) in a later post. Keep tuned. . .