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E-MTB touring with Shimano STEPS creates spectacular adventures

MOVELO e-Bike touring company takes MTB holidays to game-changing level of experiencing new adventures with SHIMANO...

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A VICTORY IN FOUR COLORS

The Tour de France 2017 set the stage for an epic showdown. In a fierce fight for victory Chris Froome managed to...

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Photo Epic - UCI MTB World Cup Lenzerheide

This weekend we're in Lenzerheide at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Downhill and Cross Country. Scroll below to see...

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Bike check 2017 Tour de France

Brand new bikes, special paintings and new product introductions. The Tour de France is something special. Not only...

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PRO Vibe: the handlebar that will turn heads

Everyone wants to develop the fastest, strongest, and most aerodynamic handlebar on the market. Thanks to new...

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SHIMANO STEPS MTB upgrades to customised power-assist

With Boost and Trail settings perfectly adjusted to your riding style, you’ll stay in the flow from beginning to end.

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Photo Epic: Tour de France 2017

Taste the atmosphere of the Tour de France 2017 as the riders brave the winds, mountains and riding through...

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History of Shimano

With more than 90 years of history, Shimano is a state-of-the-art company in the development of new technologies: it...

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THE NEW ULTEGRA R8000 SERIES. MORE PERSONAL THAN EVER.

Stunning design. Impressive customization tools. Everything you need to make your ride distinctively yours.

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FEET FIRST: DESCEND FASTER WITH SUPREME SHOE AND PEDAL COMBINATIONS

New range of top-level All-Mountain and Gravity flat pedals with compatible footwear, co-developed with Pro riders

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Take control of your Di2 with E-Tube

E-Tube is a powerful platform that lets you take charge of your shifting. Whether you want to customize your shift...

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5 tips for finding the perfect saddle

Enjoying your bike trip to the full without saddle sores. Read here the five tips for finding the perfect saddle.

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2017 XCO World Cup season starts in Nové Město & Albstadt

The UCI XCO World Cup season started with two spectacular races in Nové Město and Albstadt. Where everybody was...

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Big time win

Shimano congratulates Tom Dumoulin on his unique victory. The real Tom emerged during the Maglia Rosa. He clearly...

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Tech talk: Facts and figures in the 100th Giro d'Italia

With the Giro a week underway we are diving into the tech used by the World Tour teams at a Grand Tour. We visited...

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Shimano Transit: stylish yet uncompromising cycling gear

Do you like to use your bike for city trips or light off-road routes, but would rather not spend the entire day in...

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Initial experiences with Shimano
S-PHYRE

With the introduction of high-end S-PHYRE race shoes and clothing range, Shimano has set the bar high in its ongoing...

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The bikes of the Shimano sponsored Giro d'Italia GC contenders

Take a look at these beauties! In the days prior to the start of the 100th Giro d'Italia the mechanics are preparing...

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World Cup Downhill kicks off in Lourdes

As the 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup season started last weekend in Lourdes, France, we took our chance to have a...

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Danny Hart; the story of a champion

In the second half of the 2016 World Cup season Danny Hart was a man on fire. Sweeping the final three World Cup...

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15 great moments of the spring classics

With the Classics season at an end we've being looking at the amazing images we captured over the last two months....

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Shimano Service Centers: expert service for cyclists across Europe

The professional one-stop-shop for reliable and high-quality service

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Fitter, faster, greener and happier with an e-bike

At last… Spring is in the air once again! The days are getting longer and we're spending more time outdoors. What's...

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Wild and dusty 2017 Paris - Roubaix

Photo gallery of the wild and dusty 115th edition of Paris - Roubaix. In a spectacular final it was BMC Racing...

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Tour of Flanders 2017 - Photo Epic

The 2017 Tour of Flanders was the 101st edition of the Tour of Flanders. It was the second monument race of the 2017...

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Single or double drivetrain? Discover the preferences of our riders.

Single front or double is the question. Find out what’s your best choice. Here is what to do!

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Shimano previews the 2017 autumn and winter clothing collection

New S-PHYRE competition clothing and updated performance, explorer and accessory lines.

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How riders decide

Nowadays the choice for the right drivetrain is a hot topic in MTB land. Single front or double is the question....

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Dealers vote Shimano best e-drive supplier

New dealer survey shows that Shimano ranks as the top e-bike supplier for the second year running.

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Superman cycles around the world

One Englishman is aiming to become the first person to cycle across all seven continents. And he’s doing it dressed...

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New XT, SLX and Deore components expand off-road possibilities

With new Deore, Alivio, Acera, Altus and additional MTB components, Shimano expands the versatility and fun to be...

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2017 UCI MTB World Cup Calendar

Check out below the 2017 Mountain Bike World Cup and World Championships presented by Shimano. Find out all the new...

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DISCOVER A NEW SIDE OF SOUTH TYROL WITH SHIMANO STEPS MTB

Fine dining, fabulous scenery and incredible mountainbiking. Does this sound like your kind of adventure? Then don’t...

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SHIMANO SAINT ANSWERS MONDRAKER DH TEAM PRAYERS

Bicycle component maker Shimano and downhill (DH) mountain biking team MS Mondraker, home to downhill World Champion...

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Watch DURA-ACE R9100 come alive in documentary launch

Join Shimano and top pro cyclists on their exciting travels as they thoroughly test the new DURA-ACE prototypes.

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Single front? Double check! THERE IS NO SINGLE TRUTH

Single front or double front? Shimano is here to help with an interactive and easy-to-use Drivetrain Advisor.

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DURA-ACE press camp: behind the scenes

Here's a summary of our DURA-ACE press camp, held in Calpe, Spain in January 2017.

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Cycle-Cross World Championships: Dedication, Mud & Passion

Get in the mood for the UCI Cycle-Cross World Championships in Bieles, Luxembourg. A world full of mud racing,...

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Unleash your inner adventurer with STEPS MTB

SHIMANO STEPS MTB gives you the freedom to join friends and family in breaking boundaries and exploring new trails.

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Ride with Team Sky’s PRO Vibe Aero cockpit

Clean up the cockpit of your road bike with the new PRO Vibe series.

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Look smart, be safe

High-vis clothing has always been seen as a trade-off between safety and fashion. But it’s not. Here’s why.

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All-weather riders

When winter sets in, there’s only one thing for it: protection, protection, protection. Shimano has the answer.

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The Crowning of Champions

The winner of the World Championships is sometimes expected, sometimes a surprise, but always worthy. Here are some...

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8 secrets to riding the deadly Black Snake

Claudio Caluori’s guide to riding the Black Snake in Val di Sole – the toughest course on the MTB Downhill circuit.

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Vuelta 2016

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Introducing our much anticipated S-PHYRE Elite footwear

S-PHYRE high-end cycling shoes just raised the bar - a truly perfect shoe for every type of ride and rider.

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The creation process of the new DURA-ACE

We are so thoroughly excited to have just introduced our new DURA-ACE R9100 groupset to the world. It’s sleek,...

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The art of winning

Behind the scenes with Chris Froome and his TDF team on their road to victory. Winning the Tour de France takes more...

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Dumoulin leaves nothing to chance

“I'm very satisfied with my time-trial bike. Especially the Shimano electronic shifters. They shift extremely...

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Walking amongst the stars at the TdF

Take a walk with our Shimano Sports Marketing Officer Joost Hoetelmans as he weaves through the Tour de France stars

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Tour de France

Some of the best scenes from the travelling carnival of colour that is the Tour de France.

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Shimano Eyewear goes for Victory with Lotto-Jumbo

Team Lotto-Jumbo coach Mathieu Heijboer shares what it’s like to be an active partner with Shimano on “rider-tuned”...

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Shimano introduces the ultimate groupset: the DURA-ACE R9100 series

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Shimano eyewear - light, strong, and versatile

Protect your most-valuable assets with Shimano’s dynamic range of eyewear for road, mountain and urban cyclists.

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Co-creation, the secret to PRO’s success

A three-spoke time trial wheel developed with Team Sky, a superior saddle crafted with riders from Giant-Alpecin –...

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Giro d’Italia

The Giro d’Italia is winding its way up Italy, making history as it goes.

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Who has the best seat in cycling at the Giro D’Italia?

Former Belgian National Time Trial Champion Bert Roesems travels Europe with a trunk full of products to support...

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Shimano Tokyo; the cyclist’s perfect everyday bag

We engineered the stuffable, secure, and great-looking Shimano Tokyo bag for daily commuters and adventurous urban...

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When the race was won

The spring classics were brutal.

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Dumoulin goes for Pink and Gold

‘This time trial really suits me, so that’s my top priority this year, because the Olympic Games only come along...

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Shimano Neutral Service: sharing the people’s passion

Connect with consumers, stay in touch with the market, and most of all help people get the most enjoyment out of...

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Explore new grounds with SHIMANO STEPS MTB

Our new SHIMANO STEPS MTB system delivers extended range allowing you to explore new grounds and conquer new...

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Di2 takes Deore XT to the next level

Deore XT upgraded with Di2 and wireless capabilities for instant shifting with extreme accuracy under all...

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Inside Sep Vanmarcke’s Spring Classics bike setup

Sep Vanmarcke reveals the equipment he uses in what he calls the most honest races in cycling; the Spring Classics.

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Shimano STEPS goes straight to the top, and here’s why

Every year, leading German bike trade magazine SAZ bike sends surveys to hundreds of bicycle dealers asking them to...

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The Science of Cycling: Shadow RD+

When you want to go big, your mountain-bike equipment needs to be able to keep up with you. To allow you to extend...

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Shimano Blue Bloods tackle the Andalucía MTB Stage Race

When three Shimano Europe employees asked for time off to race the six-day Andalucía Bike Race, we knew they were...

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Koryak – a performance cockpit for everyday riding

Mountain-bike riding is all about the flow. When you're out there on the trails, the worries of the world behind...

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Blue Blooded interview with Jolanda Neff

From ballet to bikes

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Shimano celebrates 25 years of SPD magic

Last year, Shimano celebrated the 25th anniversary of Shimano Pedaling Dynamics. Ever since, SPD has been the...

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DAVID MARTIN & SHIMANO STEPS

David’s magazine has sent him south to write about his new home. Riding around on his e-bike has been a revelation....

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Tharsis Trail

Di2-integrated bars and stems for your mountain-bike. Tharsis Trail bars and stems designed with the help of...

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Father and son (2/2)

Hennie and Tom Stamsnijder. Father and son. Hennie became the first Dutchman to win the cyclo cross world...

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Father and son (1/2)

Hennie and Tom Stamsnijder. Father and son. Hennie became the first Dutchman to win the cyclo cross world...

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THE ADVANTAGES OF DISC BRAKES IN CYCLOCROSS

Disc brakes are taking over cyclocross, with Shimano leading the way! Want to learn all about the advantages of disc...

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UCI CYCLO-CROSS WORLD CUP HOOGERHEIDE

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Van der Poel on Target to Renew his Rainbow Stripes

Current elite cyclocross World Champion Mathieu van der Poel [BKCP-Corendon] is right on target to re-claim his...

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Shimano Di2 – “the intelligent drivetrain”

Electric drivetrain with the best of brains and brawn.

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Be warm. Be dry. Be seen.

Warm, visible, dry and durable. That’s what you want from overshoes. And that’s what Shimano guarantees with its...

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New R321 shoes are over the rainbow

Shimano is very proud to share with you the first images of 2016 Time Trial World Champion Vasil Kiryienka's special...

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Components of Adventure winner rides away on his prize

The winner of the Deore XT campaign is ready for new adventures with top-of-the-range MTB equipment.

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Deore XT: Over 2000 components of adventure!

The dust from your wheels has settled for the season and we can wrap up our exciting Components of Adventure...

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Highlights from UCI Mountain Bike World Championship

At the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships, Rachel Atherton is back on top where she belongs, while old hands...

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MOSELEY AND RUDE CROWNED ENDURO WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS

After eight tough rounds in some of the world's most spectacular mountain bike settings, two Shimano athletes...

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Shimano-sponsored riders take two golds, three silvers and a bronze at UCI Road World Championships

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The power of believing

The Shimano #BELIEVE campaign is all about helping people realize they can achieve their dreams. No one exemplifies...

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Shimano-sponsored riders ready to shine at 2015 UCI Road World Championships

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Cycling 800 km to Friedrichshafen on an e-bike

Andreas 4 day road trip with a SHIMANO STEPS e-bike.

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UCI Mountain Bike World Cup 2015

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Shimano at Eurobike

Europe’s biggest bike show is often a chance for us to unveil our latest offerings. And this year is no exception.

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Vuelta 2015

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Shimano-sponsored riders light up 2015 Tour de France

Power is nothing without precision. Knowing when and where to make your move and how much effort to give. That’s why...

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Nové Město

UCI Mountain Bike World Cup 2015

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Albstadt

UCI Mountain Bike World Cup 2015

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Giro 2015

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Shimano’s limited edition R321B: may the best shoe win

Shimano is introducing a mouth-watering limited edition version of its flagship R321 performance shoe at the Tour de...

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Tiagra 4700, your perfect partner

Imagine: summer’s around the corner. The weather starts to warm. Gone are the rainy days, and only the occasional...

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Tharsis XC

the cleanest cockpit on the trail

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SHIMANO STEPS takes the worry away

There’s a good reason why Shimano Total Electric Power System – or STEPS for short – is referred to as the...

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Shimano recommends holiday checklist for your bike

When you’re on holiday, far from home and on unfamiliar territory, the last thing you want is for your bike to break...

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Shimano #BELIEVES in Travis Klok

We at Shimano set up the #BELIEVE campaign to encourage people to believe in themselves and help some of their...

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Shimano, through thick and thin

Our new series of articles, Blue Blooded, features interviews with pro road cyclists who all have one thing in...