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January 30 2012 GRAND SLAM in Cyclo-cross World Championships for SHIMANO and PRO!
Last weekend the World Championships cyclo cross were held in Koksijde, Belgium. In all four categories the new Word Champions won their titles on SHIMANO and PRO equipped bikes, a true Grand Slam! Niels Albert dominated the men’s race from start to fini...
SHIMANO Ultegra brings Di2 technology to the masses
NUNSPEET, The Netherlands, 20. June 2011 – Professional riders have been using the SHIMANO DURA-ACE components with Di2 electronic shifting technology in the biggest races in the world over the past four years: over the highest mountains, in the most extre...
DEORE XT gets full make-over at 30th birthday
SHIMANO DEORE XT, the world’s first mountain biking component group is completely revamped for its 30th birthday. From the early days until today, “XT” has been the benchmark in mountain bike component technology, excelling in quality, innovation and perfo...
SHIMANO XTR SHADOW PLUS derailleur for trail usage
A new addition to the SHIMANO XTR Dyna-Sys drivetrain is the RD-M985 SHADOW RD + rear derailleur. It features a switch at the pulley cage to enforce a heavier spring tension and activate a friction stabilizer to counteract the forces of up and down chain m...
Great opening weekend Belgium classics
NUNSPEET, The Netherlands, 28. February 2011 - The road racing classics season kicked off this weekend with two major races on Belgium soil. Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday was won by Sebastian Langeveld (Rabobank Cycling Team) who beat last year’s winne...
DURA-ACE Di2 satellite shifter for sprinting
Shimano introduces a DURA-ACE Di2 satellite shifter SW-7972 for quick rear shifting while riding in the handlebar drops. This product is especially developed for sprinters, to keep a firm grip on the handlebar while shifting. Available will be a right ha...
Podium sweep for Dura-Ace Di2
After a very muddy UCI cyclo-cross World Cup race in Igorre, Spain, three DURA-ACE Di2 riders climbed the podium, once again proving the functionality of the SHIMANO electronic shifting system in all circumstances. Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus) was the w...
New top model MTB and road shoes
Shimano has introduced new top level shoes for road racing (SH-R315) as well as for mountain biking (SH-M315) for 2011. Important novelty of both models is the usage of Rovenica©* synthetic leather that is so fine, light and supple and yet so strong and s...
Shimano sponsored riders end successful season
Shimano sponsored riders can look back at a very successful mountain bike season, culminating in a fantastic UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Mont-Saint-Anne, Quebec, Canada. At the World’s we could celebrate several new champions using SHIMANO pr...
Team HTC-Columbia continues to ride SHIMANO and PRO
San Luis Obispo, CA / Nunspeet, The Netherlands, September 23rd, 2010 – High Road Sports and Shimano will continue as Global Development Partners for the next three years, extending a long and successful working relationship. Shimano and its partner bran...