The long-running patent infringement feud instigated by Shimano against SRAM's X7 shifters - and which impacts on products shipped in Germany only - is coming to a head. A Munich court has ruled in favour of Shimano, but check out the story links for the flip-flopping judgments to date...

Shimano wins X7 battle; war not yet over

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Saddleback teams up with Stages Cycling to offer factory fit programme to UK and Ireland customers

Saddleback is teaming up with Stages Cycling to offer its factory fit programme to customers …