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Shimano Europe issues voluntary inspection and replacement for certain Hollowtech road cranks

Shimano Europe has issued a voluntary inspection and replacement notice for selected bonded 11-speed Hollwtech II road cranksets produced between June 1, 2012, up to and including June 30, 2019, for a possible bonding separation issue. To remedy this situation, Shimano will have applicable, pre-July 2019, cranksets inspected by authorised …

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Shimano expected to release UK update as 760,000 Hollowtech road cranks recalled in America

Shimano has issued a recall of 760,000 road cranks sold in the USA and Canada after more than 4,000 reported incidents of cranksets separating. According to an update issued by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission on Thursday, September 21, the recalled bonded crank parts “can separate and break, …

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Shimano unveils a new vision for Glasgow as part of Future Cities campaign

Shimano has announced its launch of the second location for this year’s Future Cities campaign, following transformations for London and Berlin last year and Bilbao in July. Urban and leisure cycling has been part of modern city life across the world for decades, yet only recently has widespread recognition of …

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Shimano selects Bilbao for Future Cities campaign, follows London and Berlin

Shimano has launched the second year of its Future Cities campaign, following transformations for London and Berlin last year. It will take a clear vision for people to recognise the impact that the widespread uptake of urban cycling could have, like those captured in Future Cities. Shimano have begun re-imagining …

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Shimano releases new Gravity Enduro and Gravity Flat shoes

Shimano has introduced a new shoe lineup with Gravity Enduro (GE) and Gravity Flat (GF) providing a range of performance shoes to cater to various disciplines of mountain bike riding. The GE is an SPD-compatible footwear for optimal on-bike control and enhanced grip on slippery hike-a-bike sections, largely thanks to …

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Shimano reports 18% fall in bicycle component sales for first half of 2023

Shimano has reported a 17.7% fall in sales of bicycle components in the first half of 2023, compared to the first half of last year. Net sales in the brand’s bicycle division fell to ¥205 billion (around £1.1 billion), with operating profit also down by 39.5% to ¥42 billion (circa …

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Our product highlights from Eurobike 2023

Eurobike took place in Frankfurt last week with more than 1,900 companies showcasing their latest and greatest across 150,000 square metres of exhibition space. The BikeBiz team rounds up some of the products that were on show. GasGas Moto Urban Cruiser Pierer New Mobility’s GasGas brand has unveiled the Moto …

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Shimano reports 16.8% fall in bike-related sales for Q1 of 2023

Shimano has released its financial results from Q1 of 2023, showing a 16.8% fall in sales in its bike division. The company also reported it was down 31.8% in operating income in the same sector. In its bike segment, net sales were 98,298 million yen – around £580 million – …

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Entries open for the UK Shimano Service Centre Championships

Shimano has launched the UK and Ireland’s first Shimano Service Centre Championships in a bid to find the best Shimano-trained bike mechanic in the country. Entries have opened for Shimano Service Centre bike mechanics and their colleagues to enter the search for the best mechanic in the country. The entry …

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BikeBiz’s guide to the latest in cycle computers and power meters

BikeBiz takes a look at the latest in cycle computers and power meters from some of the leading brands in the sector, including Cateye, Stages, Wahoo, Bryton, Topeak, 4iiii Innovations and Shimano This guide first appeared in the March edition of BikeBiz magazine – get your free subscription here Brand: …

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