"Readers who don't know the issue might have the impression we're not accepting any orders," said Peiffer.
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"'On hold' does not mean that we don't accept orders, but it means we are not giving a fixed delivery date in the moment. All booked orders are collected and will, of course, be confirmed.
"That is supposed to happen after mid-April. The point is that [Ultegra is] a new group in a strong market segment, so we expect a huge order income compared to normal sales and we have to set and allocate our production capacities very carefully."