SHIMANO technologies explained

We are in love with the scientific side of cycling. We want people to be as excited about technology as we are. Here we explain some of the innovations we’re most proud of. Lighter, faster, stronger and more reliable cycling equipment; they have all been driven by the need to improve. By the endless research and exhaustive testing procedures we’re continuously undertaking. Because it can always be done better. Let’s discover the SHIMANO technologies by our series “the science of cycling”


Cycling is all about rhythm. If you want a wide range, many gear options, good efficiency and being able to keep a good rhythm? And all of this with the possibility to control with only one shifter. See what SHIMANO SYNCHRONIZED SHIFT can offer you.

The Science of Cycling – Di2 technology explained

Take control with SHIMANO Di2 electronic shifting. Change gear with instant precision at the click of a button – even under heavy load while climbing or sprinting. On MTB, Road or Comfort bikes. In any weather conditions and on any terrain. All you have to do is enjoy riding. No effort, no friction, no loss of power, no delay, no adjustment. Discover all of the benefits in this first edition of ‘The science of cycling’

The Science of Cycling – SHIMANO SHADOW RD+

Take Control with SHIMANO SHADOW RD+. Enjoy a ride with the most stable drivetrain for the newest generation of mountainbikes. Its super low profile fits closer to your bike for more aggressive riding and the chain stabilizer reduces chain slap significantly. In any weather condition and on any terrain. All you have to do is keep exploring.