Shimano cuts Hammerhead integrations after SRAM acquisition

A Hammerhead Karoo 2 computer on a table
(Image credit: SRAM / Hammerhead)

Shimano has requested that key Di2 integrations be removed from Hammerhead's cycling computers, meaning that users will no longer enjoy features such as being able to control the head unit displays using Shimano Di2 shifters.

The Hammerhead Karoo 2 is claimed by the manufacturer, which was recently acquired by SRAM, to be the most powerful cycling computer in the world. It's a computer that features in our guide to the best cycling computers and a five-star review from us here at Cyclingnews

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Will Jones
Senior Tech Writer

Will joined the Cyclingnews team as a reviews writer in 2022, having previously written for Cyclist, BikeRadar and Advntr. He’s tried his hand at most cycling disciplines, from the standard mix of road, gravel, and mountain bike, to the more unusual like bike polo and tracklocross. He’s made his own bike frames, covered tech news from the biggest races on the planet, and published countless premium galleries thanks to his excellent photographic eye. Also, given he doesn’t ever ride indoors he’s become a real expert on foul-weather riding gear. His collection of bikes is a real smorgasbord, with everything from vintage-style steel tourers through to superlight flat bar hill climb machines.