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  1. Book excerpt: The Team Garage, from Bike Mechanic

    This excerpt and photos are used with permission from Bike Mechanic.

    were on a collision course following Shimano’s move into bicycle racing.  Campagnolo couldn’t have ...

    Posted December 24, 2014 in Retail News

  2. Hans Rey partners with Duro tire brand

    SQ-Lab saddles/grips, and Shimano. ...

    Posted January 16, 2015 in International

  3. Tern grows international distribution

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Folding bike brand Tern has added distributors in Japan, Greece and Turkey, expanding its distribution to 65 countries worldwide.   Tern has joined with longstanding Japanese distributor Akibo, which also imports Colnago and Fuji and handles exports for Shimano ...

    Posted January 7, 2015 in International

  4. New Pivot Mach 429 SL Carbon is lighter, with Di2 integration

    PHOENIX (BRAIN) — Pivot has updated its Mach 429 SL Carbon bike, with a frame that is 226 grams lighter than previously and with integration for Shimano's XTR Di2 system. The company said it shaved weight off the 29er frame by using leading-edge carbon fiber materials ...

    Posted December 12, 2014 in New Products

  5. Shimano announces pricing on new road parts

    The R785 lever.

    IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano American has released MSRPs on its new 11-speed Ultegra Di2 group and its hydraulic road disc brakes. The new R785 model hydraulic brakes will be available in a kit including levers, calipers and hoses for $699.99 MSRP. The calipers will be available ...

    Posted December 9, 2013 in Product/Tech

  6. Felt Bicycles ends Argos-Shimano sponsorship

    IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles announces this week it will not renew its sponsorship of the Team Argos-Shimano pro team for the 2014 season. "After two very successful years together, the decision is one that did not come easily," a Felt statement said.   Our decision ...

    Posted November 27, 2013 in International

  7. Steely Brodie Tiber ready for on- and off-road duty

    tires on an Alex CXD5 wheelset. A Shimano 105/Tiagra drivetrain, Hayes CX Pro cable-pull disc brakes, ...

    Posted December 5, 2014 in New Products

  8. VP Components targets Shimano’s hold on pedal sales

    Erik Saunders, VP's brand manager in the U.S.

    additional aftermarket sales in the U.S. market. After all, Shimano is trimming its U.S. distribution network from 18 to six and as of Jan. 1, 2014, dealers must order Shimano pedals direct from ...

    Posted November 5, 2013 in Product/Tech

  9. MicroShift’s role as a Shimano replacement is not without pressure

    MicroShift's mountain bike shifter test machine.

    and triple-chainring options and the task of being an option to Shimano is daunting. “If a product manager wants ...

    Posted November 6, 2013 in Product/Tech

  10. Shimano sales climb 9 percent year to date

    After many quarters of slow sales growth, Shimano’s fishing sales grew 11 percent to $410 million ...

    Posted October 30, 2013 in International

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