Shimano introduces new XTR M9000 series

Shimano Defines a New Rhythm for Race and Trail Riders with New XTR M9000 Mountain Bike Components and Wheels

April 12, 2014: Shimano today introduced new XTR M9000, its most advanced XTR mountain bike components and wheels to date. With this totally new XTR line available in both Race and Trail “Rider Tuned” product families, Shimano leverages its 22 years of engineering leadership producing t... More

Shimano road hydraulic disc brakes for mechanical shifting

Shimano introduced hydraulic disc brakes for on road usage and the hydraulic brake mechanism was integrated in the Di2 lever (ST-R785). This lever was remarkably compact. Everyone said this was because of the integration with Di2. But today Shimano launches an ever more compact hydraulic disc brake lever for mechanical shifting, the ST-RS685. A new milestone in the development of road hydraulic di... More

New Shimano 105 groupset - 5800 series

Shimano’s new 105 brings top level performance to the widest range of riders

Today Shimano launched a brand new version of the most popular road groupset worldwide, the 105. The new 105 (5800 series) adopts key features of the earlier introduced race proven groupsets Dura-Ace and Ultegra and brings it to the cycling enthusiasts for every day riding. The main new features are an 11-speed drivetrai... More

Shimano R785 road hydraulic disc brake

SHIMANO is well known for their high quality hydraulic disc brakes in mountain biking. After intensive testing SHIMANO have launched a future direction in road braking: hydraulic disc brakes for on road usage with electronic Di2 shifting. The BR-R785 hydraulic disc brakes maintain high consistent braking performance regardless the weather conditions through innovative heat management and brake pow... More

Simon Gerrans wins 2014 Santos Tour Down Under

After 6 stages of racing throughout the Adelaide & South Australia region, covering over 800km, Simon Gerrans of ORICA-GreenEDGE has emerged the winner of the 2014 Tour Down Under for the third time.

In front of a home crowd on Australia Day, Gerrans went into the final 83.5km stage, held in Adelaide's city centre, just one second over Cadel Evans (BMC). He finished with the same narrow marg... More

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