Tag: Shimano

CANNONDALE XC TEAM SWITCHES TO SHIMANO

For the first time in its history CANNONDALE FACTORY RACING (CFR) will partner with SHIMANO in a move that will put the team’s elite XC Olympians including Manuel Fumic (GER), Henrique Avancini (BRA), Maxime Marrotte (FRA), and Helen Grobert (GER) on the most advanced racing technology in the component brand’s […]

GIANT FACTORY TEAM READY FOR 2018

With several new equipment sponsors and a strong roster including two national champs, the team prepares for 2018 World Cup DH and Enduro World Series Following a strong 2017 season that saw its riders compete in a variety of off-road disciplines, all around the world, the Giant Factory Off-Road Team […]

E-BIKE RIDERS GET NEW SHIMANO UPGRADES

Speed sensor integration, connectivity and aesthetic upgrades for Shimano’s city e-bike components  Shimano is adding a new e-bike specific rotor and updating its E-6000 series e-bike Drive Unit, Crankset and Shift Switch to meet the requirements of the growing number of e-bike riders. New rotors and speed sensor placement New […]

Shimano DEORE XT M8000

Not to be outdone by their American rivals, Shimano have greatly accelerated their technology trickle down and released their own affordable 11 speed offering in a shade under two weeks of the SRAM GX announcement. The new DEORE XT will feature Shimano’s Rhythm Step 11-40T cassette as seen on their […]

All Mountain Tahr

What make a bike special? Is it the look? Is it the name? Or is it the way it rides? Read on as Seamus Allardice puzzles out what it is exactly about Scott Genius 740 that had him hooked right away.  Normally when I get on a new bike it […]

Four days Solo with the 5010C

Karl Ebel’s first ever experience of the Santa Cruz 5010 was actually some time before actually swinging his leg over one. It also left him with a bit of a question mark hanging in his thought bubble. Photos by Ashlee Attwood. Some months ago I landed up tailing a US visitor, […]