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Clean Sweep for SHIMANO at Tour de France

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In an unprecedented achievement, each stage of 2017’s Tour de France, as well as in the main overall classifications, were won by riders racing with Shimano components. 

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PRO’s fastest Tri-spoke wheel now available as a clincher

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Whilst tubular wheels are the racing choice of the pro’s, it’s not possible to quickly repair a punctured tubular. Riders who puncture on a tubular during a race will usually take a spare wheel from their team car or neutral support service. For...
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New PRO saddles specific to E-MTB and Trail riders

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In a pressure mapping study with bike fitting company Bikefitting.com, PRO has found that MTB riders are often sacrificing comfort and restricting their performance by choosing multi-purpose saddles without proper consideration to where padding is...
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Shimano announces Deore XT 165mm cranks and 4-piston brakes

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Shimano introduces two new product specifications for the e-bike and enduro/trail market; new 165mm E-MTB Hollowtech crank arms (FC-M8050) and 4-piston hydraulic disc brake calipers (BR-M8020).

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This is Home: Jill Kintner

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For the latest edition of “This is Home”, we go to the Pacific Northwest to visit Jill Kintner, an athlete of Shimano for over 7 years, and one of the most decorated female athletes on two wheels.  

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Commuters And Tourers Get Revamped Shimano DEORE Trekking Groupset

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For riders equally at home in the city and on gravel roads Shimano has several dedicated Trekking groupsets. Last year Shimano's premium Trekking line, the DEORE XT Trekking (T8000) groupset, received an update and now many of those technological...
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Shimano brings top-tier road technology to Ultegra level

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New Ultegra R8000 provides high-performance stopping power with hydraulic disc brakes, ergonomically shaped mechanical and Di2 shifting levers, new top-hood Di2 buttons for enhanced shifting customizability, Synchronized Shift TT levers for shifting...
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Athertons team up with SHIMANO for launch of new Gravity and All-Mountain footwear and Pedals

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New top-level All-Mountain and Gravity footwear and new SPD or flat pedals launched at Fort William

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New SLX, Deore, Alivio, Acera and Altus components expand off-road and trekking possibilities

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With new Deore, Alivio, Acera, Altus and non-series components, Shimano expands the versatility and fun to be found at multiple levels of trail, trekking and off-road riding.

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