Shimano American Recalls Disc Brake Calipers Due to Collision Hazard

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of Product: Disc brake calipers Hazard: The calipers on the disc brakes can fail, posing a collision hazard. Remedy: Replace - Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles with recalled … [Read more...]

Shimano and BMC Start Partnership For Mountainbike Racing Team

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SHIMANO and BMC Switzerland are excited to announce that from next season they will join forces in mountainbike racing. Both companies share the same vision on innovation and are aiming for top finishes next seasons. BMC mountainbike racing team will ride their races on SHIMANO’s top range XTR components, wheels and pedals. BMC mountainbike racing team has a strong team for upcoming seasons. … [Read more...]

Shimano Dura-Ace 9000 Shifts Expectations

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New Comprehensive Road Offering Includes 9000 Series Components, Pedals and Wheels for Road Riding and Racing IRVINE, Calif. (June 1, 2012) – Shimano’s heritage and leadership in road racing prevails with the all-new Dura-Ace 9000 line, a comprehensive offering of components, pedals and wheels. New Dura-Ace 9000 series products combine iconic, stylish designs with premium technologies and … [Read more...]

Shimano To Release Dura Ace 9000

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It is being rumored that Shimano will be releasing the Dura Ace 9000 group set in Nove/Dec 2012. Click Image to see Full Size … [Read more...]

Shimano Recalls PRO Atherton Mountain Bike Handlebar Stems Due to Fall Hazard

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Mountain Bicycle … [Read more...]

What’s In Santa’s Bag For Your Favorite Cyclist?

Sports Fiction: Almost As Strange As Reality

Sure to grace bathrooms, kibos, and porta-potties everywhere Hardcover, soft cover, or e-book, starting at $4.95.  Get yours now at Authorhouse (best prices here!) or  Amazon Between The Sheets You'll Get: Great cycling fiction - nearly as strange as reality! - officially for sale just in time for Christmas.  Cheap:  Hardcover, soft cover, or e-book, starting at $4.95.  Did we … [Read more...]

Specialized and High Road Sports Join Forces In 2011

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Two California companies partner in global cycling franchise in 2011 and beyond San Luis Obispo, CA - 17th October 2010 - Specialized Bicycle Components and High Road Sports have joined forces to create a powerful partnership aimed at building a global cycling franchise based on the world's most successful men's and women's cycling teams. Team HTC-High Road, operated by High Road Sports, … [Read more...]

High Road’s HTC-Columbia and Shimano Continue Partnership

San Luis Obispo, CA, and Nunspeet, the Netherlands, September 23rd, 2010 - High Road Sports and Shimano will continue as Global Development Partners for the next three years, extending a long and successful working relationship. Shimano and its partner brand PRO supply High Road's men and women on Team HTC-Columbia with industry leading products including the revolutionary DURA-ACE with Di2 … [Read more...]

Shimano Joins Tour of Utah Sponsor Lineup

The cycling industry's leading component manufacturer will provide tech support for "America's Toughest Stage Race" SALT LAKE CITY - June 22, 2010 - Tour of Utah President, Steve Miller, today announced that Shimano will be the official technical support sponsor for the fourth edition of the 2010 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah presented by Zions Bank. The 2010 race is a USA Cycling-sanctioned … [Read more...]

InterBike Outdoor Demo – More Than Just The Bike

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Last year Bicycle.net was not able to make the Outdoor demo, and we made a commitment to be there in 2009. Well we made it today and can say that it is way worth the visit. What makes the Outdoor so different is the carnival atmosphere and sheer number of bikes that you can ride. And not just your bike shop test ride around a couple of blocks. But really ride. Like bombing a decent and out of … [Read more...]