Tag Archives: Shimano

Wayne Stetina leaves Shimano after 37 years for new role at SRAM

Wayne Stetina will be leaving Shimano after 37 years, taking up a new role at SRAM.  Stetina, the vice president and road product specialist for the North American wing of Japanese component giant Shimano, joined the brand back in 1984 but will be departing for a new role with Shimano’s …

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BikeBiz’s guide to the latest cycle footwear

This month, we take a look at the latest cycle footwear from some of the leading brands in the sector, including DMT Cycling, FLR Shoes, Northwave, Ride Concepts, Gaerne, Oxford, Bont, Shimano, ETC, fizik, DexShell and Giro...

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Shimano shuts down fake clearance website 

Shimano has announced that a fake clearance website has been shut down, following complaints from the brand.  In October, the Japanese component manufacturer revealed it had been alerted to an online page, www.shimano-clearance.store, which was posing as an official Shimano site. After raising a complaint with the authorities, Shimano announced …

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ROTOR completes range of MTB chainrings with Universal Tooth Pattern design

ROTOR has announced a new Universal Tooth Pattern for all mainstream MTB groups, from Shimano 12s to SRAM 11 or 12s. Available in Q RINGS and round options, this design is ROTOR’s answer to “the fierce competition in the cycling industry’s hunt for the most versatile solution to MTB chainring …

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BikeBiz’s guide to the latest brakes

This month, we take a look at the latest brakes from some of the leading brands in the sector, including Clarks, Elvedes, Miche, SRAM, XLC, Acor, Hayes, Oxford, Shimano, Capgo and Cyclon

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Shimano to be exclusive official groupset supplier to Great Britain Cycling Team and British Cycling

Shimano will become the exclusive official groupset supplier to the Great Britain Cycling Team and British Cycling. “When you think of cycling, you think ‘Shimano’,” said British Cycling’s performance director Stephen Park. “The brand is arguably one of the most iconic names in the sport and have been at the …

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Shimano moves further into e-bike market with new drive units

Shimano is moving further into the e-bike market with the introduction of two new drive unit models designed with features to power heavy cargo bikes.­ The two models, Shimano’s EP8 and E6100 drive units, will now come in specific cargo variations known as DU-EP800-CRG and DU-E6100-CRG. Using Shimano’s principles of …

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Shimano introduces new Linkglide technology

Shimano has introduced Linkglide technology, which will be available initially at Deore XT (1×11 speed) and Deore (1×10 speed) level. It is intended for use on a wide variety of bikes and different riding styles, although Shimano said it is especially suited to e-trekking bikes and e-MTBs ridden under high-torque. …

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Shimano to headline sponsor UCI Urban Cycling World Championships

Shimano is bringing headline sponsorship to the UCI Urban Cycling World Championships presented by FISE. The inaugural UCI Urban Cycling World Championships were held in Chengdu, China in 2017 with the event remaining there in the intervening years until a COVID-19-related hiatus in 2020. The return of the UCI World …

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