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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Behold the timeless beauty of cycling sandals. Shimano is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its beloved SPD sandal with a throwback, special edition sandal in a unique colorway. The SPD sandal has cult status among a passionate, fashion-forward cadre of riders around the world. These sandals...
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    Jenson and Competitive Cyclist - End of season blow out For most of us the season never really ends, we just switch to another style of racing or put on heavier jerseys. For some though, this means getting in new inventory and getting some of the previous season's gear moving. So don't worry...
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    Check out these Hot Deals from Competitive Cyclist. Our friends at Competitive Cyclist always have some great sales going and this week is no exception. Check out these hot deals and get them before they are gone. Giro Empire SLX Cycling Shoe When the Empire shoes first debuted on the...
  4. Components, Wrenching
    The Trek Crockett with Shimano 105 R7000 groupset is an affordable, high-performance pairing for mixed surface riding. Photo: Nick Legan What Is It Shimano's new R7000 105 group brings high-end ergonomics to its more affordable hydraulic road disc brakes while offering a wide range...
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    RoadBikeReview Best of 2018: Bikes, a drivetrain, shoes, tires, luggage and more. We're well into 2019 and already there are quiet rumblings of some hot new products coming from our beloved bike industry. More on that soon. But first we want to take a look back at the year that was and share...
  6. Components, Wrenching
    Choosing the best sunglasses for cycling includes a host of considerations such as fit, grip, coverage, and optics. The best sunglasses for cycling strike a delicate balance between protection, performance, and looks. Yes, it's true that while function is critical, form can never be discounted...
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    Employing its newest carbon layup technology that balances strength and weight savings, PRO's new Vibe SL handlebar is the lightest cable-integrated bar Shimano's component brand has ever made. By combining high modulus carbon fiber with high strength fibers, the Vibe SL uses less resin in...
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    Shimano is making a big push into the gravel cycling scene with PRO components such as these wide flaring handlebars. Shimano component brand PRO has introduced its first performance product range specifically made for gravel and adventure riding, including flared handlebars, bags, and short...
  9. Components, Wrenching
    Outside of a small weight penalty, there really is no downside to the Shimano Ultegra RX rear derailleur. Photo courtesy Shimano/Eric Wynn What is it Taking a page from the mountain bike arena, but with a few drop bar tweaks, Shimano's Ultegra RX rear derailleur utilizes the company's Shadow...
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    Shimano's new gravel ambassador crew was out in force at Almanzo in Minnesota. This whole gravel thing, apparently there's something to it. What was once a niche-of-niche market segment has rapidly become the place for new product development. How do we know this? Well, when industry giant's...
  11. General Cycling Discussion
    Employing the latest technology from Dura-Ace R9100 and Ultegra road components, Shimano's revamped 105 R7000 drivetrain is claimed to deliver added versatility and improved ride performance for a wide spectrum of budget conscious road cyclists. Featuring refined ergonomics, ST-R7000 shift...
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    With the diversification of road cycling and the growth of gravel and multi-surface riding, Shimano has responded with the introduction of the new Ultegra RX rear derailleur with chain stabilizing technology. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uGEtC6gjac The new RD-RX800/RX-805 rear derailleurs...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    The WolfTooth RoadLink can provide a clean set up on a classic gravel ride. Are you looking to maximize the amount of gear for your Shimano drivetrain, or maybe converting it to a single ring set-up? Well, Wolf Tooth has a potential answer in its new RoadLink, which gives riders the ability to...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    Shimano has unveiled three new road wheelsets, each using trickle down technology from the company's flagship products, resulting in reliable, budget friendly options. WH-RS370-TL Multi-Surface Wheelset The versatile WH-RS370-TL multi-surface wheelset offers tubeless rims that are optimized...
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    In a natural evolution of its S-PHYRE clothing and footwear line, Shimano has announced details of its new S-PHYRE eyewear. Shimano's complete eyewear range - S-PHYRE R and S-PHYRE X - boasts a spectrum of technical features making them useful for everything from racing to casual cycling...
  16. Components, Wrenching
    Shimano's new 9100 series Dura-Ace drivetrain outperforms its predecessor in nearly every aspect, but in such small ways that they're easy to miss. What is it Shimano's new 9100 series Dura-Ace groupset improves upon its previous mechanical shift, hydraulic brake groups with better ergonomics...
  17. General Cycling Discussion
    Specialized Power Pro Elaston Saddle The Big Red S replaced the traditional PU padding with an Elaston foam construction that's made up of small beads that are expanded into the foam. The result, says Specialized, is the feeling off sitting on a thousand miniature pillows rather than one piece...
  18. General Cycling Discussion
    The system is designed to deliver quick and smooth front shifting under high pedaling torque. On paper, Shimano's recently launched Ultegra R8000 drivetrain has all the functionality of the higher priced Dura Ace road group. But how does it actually perform in the real world? To find out we...
  19. General Cycling Discussion
    Employing the latest technologies from its Dura-Ace R9100 road components and through its proven system engineering approach, Shimano's just released Ultegra R8000 series is claimed to deliver refined rider ergonomics, increased shifting performance, and confident control in a variety of riding...
  20. General Cycling Discussion
    It's never too early to think about how you can stay warm and dry on your bike. As cyclists across North America wave goodbye to the last of this season's wintery weather and turn their thoughts towards short sleeves and bare legs, bicycle retailers are already planning the clothing they'll be...
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