Shimano Reviews and News


Shimano offers limited edition SH-R321B road shoe

Electric blue colored kicks will be available in limited quantities for $380.

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Shimano unveils flat mount road hydro disc brake caliper

Lower profile caliper is designed to improve aerodynamics. Also announced are a new 10-speed Tiagra road group and the budget-priced WH-RX010 road disc brake wheel set.

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Shimano adds entry-level 11-speed wheel to lineup

New hoops use cup-and-cone bearing system, weigh 2,024 grams, and retail for $400.

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Video: Bikes of the 2015 WorldTour pro teams

With the 2015 WorldTour race season well underway, it’s time to take a look at the bikes and gear that will propel the fastest men on two wheels as they roar across the roads of Europe and beyond.

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First Look: Raleigh Misceo e-bike with Shimano STEPS drive system

A quick look at Raleigh’s new electric commuter bike that features a new mid-drive system from Shimano called STEPS.

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Shimano hosts successful ride with Supercross and MotoGP superstars

Shimano Moto Athlete Road Ride attracts stars from the motorcycle and bicycle industry. Check out the photo gallery of stars.

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2015 POV Camera Shootout: Best in test winners revealed

Find out about testing protocol and which cameras were tops in the test.

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2015 POV Camera Shootout: Shimano Sport Camera

Shimano’s first POV camera offering is small and lightweight, but how will its video and sound quality stand up against the other cameras in this test?

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Wheels for every type of cyclist

Our favorite wheels for road, gravel, cyclcocross, cross country, enduro and just about everything in between.

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News: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 levers now able to control external devices

New software update from the component making giant allows control of cycling computers, trainers, video cameras and more.

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Cold weather jackets

Help the cyclist on your shopping list keep Old Man Winter at bay with these weather-beating tops from Bontrager, Bellwether, Shimano, Pearl Izumi, Rapha, Hincapie, Pactimo and Sugoi.

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In the Queue: What’s new in the RoadBikeReview test bin

Coming soon reviews on Bontrager shoes, American Classic wheels, SRAM CX1, Shimano Ultegra Di2, and more.

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First Look: New Shimano road cycling wear

Japanese cycling giant bringing limited line-up of touring and performance road-centric kit to North America.

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Best in Show: 30 cool new bike products for 2015

Best in Show: See the coolest new bike gear for 2015 as our crew of editors picks the best bikes, accessories, apparel and more from Interbike and Eurobike.

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Eurobike: Shimano adds mounts, accessories to Sport Camera line

Shimano adds mounts and accessories to growing POV Sport Camera line.

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Eurobike: Shimano unveils top-tier road shoe, new alloy TT bar

Shoe’s upper incorporates new materials and additional custom fit features claimed to provide better fit, extra comfort and increased pedaling efficiency.

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News: Shimano unveils new mounting standard for road disc brakes

Results in a cleaner, integrated construction with the frame, more direct connection to the frame and better alignment.

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2014 Tour de France Photo Gallery: Shoes of the pro peloton

While team’s typically mandate riders remain sponsor correct at every turn, footwear is often the exception for reasons of fit and occasionally fashion. Here’s a look at some of the fancy (and plain) footwear that’s turning pedals.

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Video: Tour de Suisse POV sprint train reveals the mayhem of road racing

How stressful is a Pro Tour road race sprint? Now with Giant-Shimano’s team fully equipped with POV cameras, we finally get an idea.

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Review: Shimano Ultegra 6800 11-speed mechanical drivetrain

For the last six months we’ve put Shimano’s new 11-speed second-tier groupset through its paces. Find out if it delivered top-tier performance.

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Video: Inside stage 1 sprint at Tour of California

Ever wondered what it’s like inside the pro peloton during the final mad dash sprint to the finish? Now you can find out.

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Hot News: Niner reveals carbon ’cross wheels, hints at CX bike

Colorado-based bike maker is jumping head first into the composite hoops market, and has new build kits for its gravel grinder bike.

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First Look: Shimano 105 11-speed group

Trickle-down shiftonomics hits Shimano’s 105 group with new 5800-series 11-speed group.

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First Look: Shimano launches hydraulic road, cross brakes for non-electric group

Shimano has announced the release of their first hydraulic road and cross disc brake system for use with mechanical shifters, the ST-RS685 levers and BR-RS785 calipers.

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Announced: Shimano unveils new WH-RX830 road disc wheel

Shimano unveiled its WH-RX830 carbon wheelset that not only features disc brake capability, but is tubeless compatible as well. The new wheels on a Shimano’s proven 17mm wide tubeless carbon laminate rims, along with Ultegra level hubs with a CenterLock rotor mount that are both 10 and 11 speed compatible.

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