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April 12 2014 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 ne...
April 1 2014 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 launche...
April 1 2014 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 prov...
February 11 2014 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 hydra...
January 28 2014 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...
January 15 2014 2014 Road National Championships
Australia’s best cyclists converged on the Victorian gold rush region of Ballarat for the 2014 Road National Championships, held from 8-12 January. This was the 8th consecutive year that the Ballarat area held the championships, which had a record 20,000 s...
November 24 2013 Reps for a Reason
Saturday 14 December 2013 - Black Mountain, ACT Target Trek MTB rider, Brendan ‘Trekky’ Johnston, would like to raise awareness of testicular cancer, particularly in young men, and is keen to share his story with everyone. Brendan was initially diagnosed ...
September 26 2013 Voluntary recall of road mechanical disc brakes
We have identified a potential performance issue with respect to our mechanical disc brake calipers for road bikes sold after February 2012. The affected models are: BR-CX75, BR-R515 and BR-R315. No injuries have been reported, but we are voluntarily recal...
July 22 2013, 09:40AM GMT-08:00 End of the 100th Tour de France
The 100th Tour de France was a very successful edition for SHIMANO. From the first to the last stage, the yellow jersey was worn by a SHIMANO sponsored rider. Starting with Marcel Kittel (Argos-Shimano) in Corsica, followed by Jan Bakelants (RadioShack-Leo...
July 4 2013, 10:45AM GMT-08:00 2013 Rocky Trail/Shimano MTB Grand Prix series
The Rocky Trail Entertainment/Shimano MTB Grand Prix is well under way for 2013. While the opening round was postponed due to weather, the skies opened at it was held in early April at Awaba, while Round 2 was held at James Estate Winery also in April, and...