Intense ups and downs. Large jumps and obstacles. Both rider and bike are constantly subject to strong impacts. Free ride style requires tough, almighty performance both up and down hills. To compete in this aggressive sport, where riders use skill after skill, SHIMANO offers components with the industry's top-level strength and durability. A tough braking system gives the rider intuitive control. The drivetrain maintains efficiency and stability even under harsh conditions. All components join together as a single unit to support balanced, steady operation. This kind of performance leads to maximum satisfaction at the end of the ride.