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  1. 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

  2. IBD Summit filled and sold out

    added sponsors include Shimano, CamelBak, Subrosa and Eddy Merckx. Recently added retailers include Bike ...

    Posted January 14, 2015 in North America

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Shimano takes aim at Bosch with e-bike drivetrain

    managers saw the new system at Taichung Bike Week, but Shimano Europe formally announced STEPS on Monday. ...

    Posted November 10, 2013 in Product/Tech

  6. Shimano releases 100th tech training module

    the 100th module, Shimano is running three promotions Monday: The first hundred users to complete ...

    Posted November 11, 2013 in Retail News

  7. 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

  8. CABDA show sells out of exhibitor space

    like SRAM, Shimano, Thule, Todson, Sigma, ABUS, Waterford Precision Cycles, as well as distributors ...

    Posted January 29, 2015 in North America

  9. QBP’s Steve Flagg urges dealers to support exclusive brands that maintain MAP pricing

    websites are widely reviled for their low-ball pricing of Shimano components. Flagg pointed out ...

    Posted January 28, 2015 in North America

  10. 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

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