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Shimano announced as headline sponsor of the British Downhill Series

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Shimano announces that it is to be the official headline sponsor of British Cycling's National Downhill Mountainbike Series. British Cycling's National Downhill Mountainbike Series (commonly abbreviated to BDS) is one of the biggest competitions in the global downhill calendar.

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New stopping power with Tiagra-grade hydraulic disc brakes

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TIAGRA-grade disc brakes (BR-RS405) with hydraulic calipers were announced today, giving riders the option of four SHIMANO road disc brake models to choose from.

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METREA heralds a new style of cycling for today's urban/sports rider

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A new type of cyclist needs to be served with refined craftsmanship from a dedicated urban cycling groupset. METREA is for the instigators and the non-conformists, the early-adopters and the inspiring pioneers. To anyone who’s dreamt of building their own high-speed city bike, only to feel...
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New 11-speed drive train additions for mountain bikers

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Mountain bikers benefit from new 11-speed drivetrain additions including 1x11 chain rings with Dynamic Chain Engagement, wide ranging 11-46T cassettes compatible with XTR or DEORE XT 1x11 set ups and QUICK-LINK for 11-speed chains

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SORA R3000 part of new releases bringing premium features to sports/fitness riders

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Shimano releases its new SORA R3000 groupset, SORA-grade mechanical disc brakes and E-THRU road wheels as the first part of its new 2017 road bike products.As Shimano’s first-class 9-speed road bike groupset, SORA is pitched towards sports/fitness cyclists. With its durability and affordability it...
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