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Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano Zee Brakes 2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano Zee Brakes 2018
Shimano Zee Brakes

Shimano's high-powered stoppers have been around for some time now, offering two flavours of four-pot power. The Saints sit up top as the benchmark and below which the less expensive Zee offers huge power but with a slightly lower spec. Essentially the Zee is a four-pot caliper on an SLX lever, which is why the lever looks familiar! The Saints…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano AM41  2013
Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano AM41  2013
Shimano AM41

While these might look like a pair of school shoes, once you are on the bike their functionality becomes clear. These are the ultimate winter biking shoes if you ride flats; the Velcro lace cover does a great job of keeping a fair amount of water out of the shoe and also keeping your laces crud free. The sole is…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano Deore Double M545  2010
Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano Deore Double M545  2010
Shimano Deore Double M545

Weight: 1130 Grams (complete with bottom bracket) The Deore range from Shimano has always provided excellent quality at a great price. Whilst the cranks lack the bold good looks of the SLX set they are by no means ugly! The bash guide is identical to the one on its bigger brother so the real difference here is the crank arms…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano SLX Compact Front Derailleur  2010
Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano SLX Compact Front Derailleur  2010
Shimano SLX Compact Front Derailleur

Weight: 160 Grams A specific front derailleur for double and bash set-ups, the perfect match for your SLX Double and Bash in fact. Of course you can just wind up the limit screw on a triple chainset derailleur, so you might ask what is the point of this? When you run a double set up you tend to use more…

Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano SLX Double Crankset M665  2010
Mountain Bike Reviews - Shimano SLX Double Crankset M665  2010
Shimano SLX Double Crankset M665

Weight: 1010 Grams (complete with bottom bracket) The M665 Double Chainset is one of the most popular double and bash set-ups on the market. It offers excellent value considering the entire chainset including the BB bearings and cranks can be bought for less than some other brands sell a bash ring and a chain guide! Although not super light, the…

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After spending almost all season chasing after an elusive World Cup victory, Danny Hart finally put a winning run together at this weekends final round…

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As is custom whenever Santa Cruz launch a new bike, we are treated to a fantastic launch video - the new Tallboy is no different!…

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Check out this rad city riding! Scotty Laughland struck gold on his trip to Slovenia. This is not what you'd expect from your typical urban…

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Click here for some gnarly downhill action! Luca Shaw takes us down this weekend's World Cup track, loaded with rooty, rutty and rocky goodness! Tune…

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3 months ago

Return to Earth, the ninth movie from the crew at Anthill Films, is a cinematic journey across diverse mountain bike communities, personalities and environments. Each…

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It's fair to say that not all eBikes are made equal when it comes to looks! But Commencal may have just hit the nail squarely…

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4 months ago

What’s the best way to way to watch a feature-length mountain bike film? In a venue with a big screen, massive speakers and hundreds of…

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YT didn't rush into the ebike game, instead, they took their time and probably watched and learnt from everything else that was going on in…

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BC Bike Race (BCBR) is proud to announce the official 2019 route and details (July 5-12, 2019). Each annual course brings fresh challenges to all…

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Dream bike build, sir, madame? Ooh yes, suits you. Go and have a little sit down and watch the sublime scenes of a spanking new…

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Everyone knows Florida has Disney World, golf courses and white sandy beaches, but mountain biking? Not far from Tampa is the Alafia River State Park,…

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Did someone say bike build video? Scotty Laughland takes us through his latest Enduro bike creation, featuring the neat, new 12 speed kit from Shimano!…

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Ghost's big hitter, Cannondales new Habit and some of electric numbers from Haibike, Greyp and Merida, plus Rou’s new ride from Cube! Drivetrains get given a grinding with Box and SRAM offering affordable wide range gearing plus kit from Lake, Leatt and Hope.

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A World Championship smashing enduro bike from Nukeproof, a rowdy hardtail from Commencal and a couple of funky gravel bikes make the line up of test machines this month. Slowing things down hard and fast is the name of the game as we put some four-pot brakes through the mill and see if they can offer the killer power they all claim.

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Thomas Vanderham joins a trip into the mountains of Switzerland to explore the huge landscape and amazing trails. Using the ever so efficient Swiss transport system the team combine the best trails into a week of epic riding in beautiful mountains.

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James Cornford investigates the mental side of riding and finds out how tuning your brain can make you a better rider, with a Sports Psychologist, Team Manager Nigel Page and racer Loic Bruni all getting grilled!

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We chat to the winner of the Enduro World Series Jared Graves about his season last year and his plans for 2015.

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James Cornford talks to Dan Atherton about his latest creation, the Red Bull Hardline, injuries, racing and a return to Downhill...

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Lighter, lower, longer, faster stronger, Rou Chater draws comparisons with the Bike Industry and Daft Punk...

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For almost 100 years, Shimano has established itself as the world’s leading manufacturer of bike components. Shimano Inc. is a global producer of bicycle components, soft wear and accessories. No matter if you are a road racer, mountain biker, commuter or if you ride your bike for recreation: Shimano products improve your performance and make cycling more enjoyable. Shimano components have meant a lot in the improvement of technology for racing bicycles, mountain bikes, city, comfort and trekking bicycles. By using advanced technology, resistance is minimized and rider energy is transmitted more efficiently into speed. New developments are being carried out over the complete range of our products so every cyclist can benefit from them. Shimano is famous for its “Systems Engineering”. This means that all components are developed in such a way that they function perfectly together and with the human body. The result is improved control, a faster response, more efficient use of rider energy and a general feeling of precision and harmony. You feel the difference when you ride a bike with Shimano components. Besides bicycle components, Shimano also produces fishing tackle and rowing equipment. Our corporate philosophy is based upon the development of products that support people in enjoying outdoor activities in the natural environment. Shimano is founded in 1921 in Osaka, Japan. The company has at this moment for about 11.000 employees, spread over 36 bases in 22 countries. Shimano has currently 12 manufacturing facilities in Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, USA and Czech Republic. The head office of Shimano in Europe is located in Nunspeet, The Netherlands. Shimano Inc. is a global producer of bicycle components, soft wear and accessories. To promote health and happiness through the enjoyment of nature and the world around us. Shozaburo Shimano in 1921 Outdoor and sporting goods company

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