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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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Renowned for their endless tweaking and turmoil, PA and Loris are back with a new puzzle for them to unravel. This time round Loris is…

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3 weeks ago

Merida update their eONE-SIXTY range of electric mountain bikes with the latest motor from Shimano, the new EP8 motor which promises more power, is lighter…

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4 weeks ago

Many mountain bike athletes start their careers early, honing skills well before the first signs of adolescence. Then there’s Jackson Goldstone. The Squamish, B.C. youth…

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1 month ago

Let’s get one thing straight; Paley isn’t a mountain biker. He’s not a BMXer. He’s a man possessed with the need just to get his…

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3 months ago

Now more than ever, it’s essential to get creative with your surroundings, and this will keep you entertained for the next 2 min, guaranteed! The…

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5 months ago

The Chromag Stylus is an all-mountain, aggressive hardtail mountain bike, and in the last episode of the vlog, Jeff Kendall-Weed went through the parts that…

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5 months ago

Few of us want to spend this much time inside, but if we have to, wouldn't it be better with a few more mountain bike…

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6 months ago

Welcome to our last chapter! Tito Tomasi shares his road-trip from Canada to California trough Montana Wyoming and Colorado, and the desert states Utah Arizona…

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6 months ago

Rolling through the forest, tires gripping effortlessly as they round another sculpted corner, it can be easy to get lost in the natural experience of…

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6 months ago

14 min of non stop action! In February 2020, before everything seemed to change, we sent four of our riders to Chile to find the…

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6 months ago

Breaking through to the professional level is one of the hardest things to do in sports. Years of hard training, travelling to competitions far and…

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Breaking through to the professional level is one of the hardest things to do in sports. Years of hard training, traveling to competitions far and…

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Issue 61

E-MTB’s, probably the most passionately debated topic in the world of mountain bikes. As they grow in popularity Pete Archer takes a ride through a post-industrial slate mining landscape and muses on the past and future of e-bikes.

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Issue 58

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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Issue 52

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.

3 years ago
Issue 51

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.

3 years ago
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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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Issue 34

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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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 & sporting goods company

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