Tag Archives: Shimano

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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Shimano extends collaboration with Unipublic

Shimano is extending its collaboration with Unipublic, offering its neutral race assistance service to all professional riders in Spanish road cycling races. Beginning formally in 2001, Shimano and Unipublic have been working together for over 20 years to support the work of teams and riders in professional cycling races. Following …

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BikeBiz Awards 2020 winners: Madison

Dominic Langan, CEO of Madison, which won P&A Distributor of the Year at 2020’s BikeBiz Awards, tells us what it means to win, how the business adapted to 2020’s challenges and what’s in store for this year

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Shimano sees rise in bike component sales for 2020

Shimano has reported an increase in sales for the fiscal year 2020, with net sales increasing 4.1% from the previous year. Net sales from the bicycle components segment increased 2.7% from the previous year to 297,777 million yen, and operating income increased by 18.4% to 68,494 million yen, the company …

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Canyon introduces Torque:ON, updates e-MTB line for 2021

Canyon is introducing a new e-park bike, the Torque:ON, combining the capability of the brand’s Torque model with Shimano’s new EP8 pedal-assist system. The brand’s Spectral:ON, Neuron:ON and Grand Canyon:ON also receive the EP8 motor and battery update. “The Torque:ON is an absolute downhill-ripping, berm-slashing, air-boosting beast of a bike,” …

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BikeBiz’s guide to the latest cycling footwear

This month, we take a look at the latest cycling footwear from some of the leading brands in the sector, including Bont, Giro, Ride Concepts, Leatt, Shimano, XLC, ETC and fizik Bont – Vaypor G Distributor: Raleigh Bike Parts Take your gravel riding up a notch with the Bont Vaypor …

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