Tag Archives: Shimano

BikeBiz’s guide to the latest brakes

BikeBiz takes a look at the latest brakes from some of the leading brands in the sector, including Shimano, Clarks, Magura, TRP, Miche, Elvedes, SRAM, Birzman and Swiss Stop This guide first appeared in the May edition of BikeBiz magazine – get your free subscription here Shimano – Deore M6100 …

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Hammerhead to remove some Shimano functions following SRAM takeover

Hammerhead has announced that riders utilising Di2 integration are to lose access to a small subset of features, at Shimano’s request. The update will remove on-screen battery status and shifter mode data, front and rear derailleur indications, and Karoo screen control via the Di2 hood buttons from Shimano Di2 drivetrains, …

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United Sports Brands acquires cycling brand Pearl Izumi from Shimano

United Sports Brands (USB) has acquired Pearl Izumi USA from Shimano. The manufacturer and retailer of cycling apparel and accessories will join USB’s portfolio of protective and performance sports equipment sold under the Shock Doctor, McDavid, Cutters, Nathan, and Glukos brands. Pearl Izumi was founded in Tokyo in 1950 and …

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Global cycling boom “cooling down”, says Shimano

Shimano has released its financial results for the first quarter of FY2022, with net sales from its bicycle segment increasing 13.9% from the same period of the previous year. The global cycling boom showed signs of cooling down, said the company, with market inventories of entry-class and middle-class bicycles approaching …

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Shimano Europe announces plan to outsource warehouse activities, putting 45 jobs at risk

Component giant Shimano has announced plans to outsource its European warehouse activities, putting 45 jobs at risk.  The Japanese groupset, component, and apparel manufacturer said that due to enormous growth within the company, the distribution centre in the Netherlands no longer suits demand.  Shimano said that the transition to the …

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Shimano components for 10,000 bikes stolen from Czech bicycle producer

Shimano components to produce 10,000 bikes have been stolen from Czech bicycle producer Bike Fun International (BFI). While transporting the components, unknown criminals put a truck driver to sleep by gas in a parking lot and stole the Shimano components, BFI said in a statement. The heist took place on …

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Wahoo, Shimano and NTT confirmed as official partners for 2022 UCI Cycling Esports World Championships

Wahoo, Shimano and NTT will be the official partners of the 2022 UCI Cycling Esports World Championships, Zwift has confirmed, which will be held on the online fitness platform on 26th February. Wahoo has been named official trainer partner of the event, providing its latest Wahoo Kickr V5 Smart Trainer …

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UCI now using Shimano TEC courses in World Cycling Centre mechanics’ training programme

UCI and its World Cycling Centre (WCC) will enhance their mechanics’ training programme in 2022 thanks to Shimano’s Technology Education and Certification training courses. Shimano will provide tutorials and instruction videos from February that will be delivered by UCI experts to mechanics worldwide. Its contribution to the training programme also …

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Wayne Stetina leaves Shimano after 37 years for new role at SRAM

Wayne Stetina will be leaving Shimano after 37 years, taking up a new role at SRAM.  Stetina, the vice president and road product specialist for the North American wing of Japanese component giant Shimano, joined the brand back in 1984 but will be departing for a new role with Shimano’s …

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BikeBiz’s guide to the latest cycle footwear

This month, we take a look at the latest cycle footwear from some of the leading brands in the sector, including DMT Cycling, FLR Shoes, Northwave, Ride Concepts, Gaerne, Oxford, Bont, Shimano, ETC, fizik, DexShell and Giro...

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