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OSAKA, Japan (May 31, 2019) – Employing the latest technologies and performance from Shimano’s flagship XTR M9100 mountain bike components, the new Shimano DEORE XT M8100 series features Shimano’s 12-speed versatility while offering superior shifting and braking systems specifically tuned for trail riders. New Shimano DEORE XT delivers unrivaled component customization and Shimano’s widest range […]
Forget everything you used to know about sponsorship
The shoes you wear are just as important as the pedals underneath them
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Isabeau Courdurier and Martin Maes crowned the winners in Tasmania, Australia
What’s On Your Cranks?
No frills, only thrills
Enduro to all-mountain
Top-quality pedals for flat-pedal riders
Tailored for enduro racing
First look at Shimano’s 7-speed Deore XT group
What’s It Like In The Big Leagues
Riding The Biggest Cities in 5 Days
Fisher’s Pro Caliber bike offered a Prestige-tubed TIG-welded frame, Fisher Fattrax 26×2.02-inch tires, and Shimano’s Deore XT components. A Hite-Rite seat spring (the precursor to the dropper posts of today) allowed riders to raise or lower the saddle while still riding, completing the package. “Do you want to do some serious climbing?” That was the […]
_ This Cannondale SM700 bike cost $795 in 1988 with oversized aluminum tubing, a 3×6 Shimano Deore drivetrain, and 26-inch wheels. We mentioned in our test that Cannondale had experimented with making bikes with 26-inch front wheels and 24-inch rear wheels before introducing the SM700. While Cannondale’s standard-sized SM700 in 1988 came with two 26-inch […]
First Ride: Shimano’s All-New XTR Group-set Shimano announced their all-new XTR M9100-series group in late May, but, it wasn’t until a month after the release that Shimano invited the media to Crested Butte, Colorado, arguably the birthplace of mountain biking along with Marin County, to see and ride their new race inspired components. While a […]
The 429 is faster than ever
2018’s Battle Royale
Cole Picchiottino and his 29-inch Trek downhill bike
The Trail Starts Here
Explaining those insanely high sticker prices
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Not too shabby! Here’s a close look at the Deore XT demo bike Shimano gave journalists in Riva del Garda to test their new M8000 groupset.
The Riva Del Garda festival is in full swing here in Northern Italy, and while we’ve only begun to scratch the surface, these are just a couple of the things that caught our eye while walking the expo area. Stay tuned to the pages of Mountain Bike Action for the full report.
Get a glimpse of how pro enduro rider François Bailly-Maitre of BMC Factory Trailcrew rode the enduro course in Rotorua through the lens of his Shimano Sports Camera.
Take a brief look at Fabian Giger’s new Colnago C29! This bike is fully equipped with Shimano XTR Di2, XTR carbon tubular wheels (29”), and PRO Tharsis XC components with Di2 integration.
Here’s the first Pivot Factory Team edit of the year featuring Bernard Kerr riding everything that is fun in Queenstown NZ! The Pivot Mach 6 Carbon, Phoenix Carbon DH and Point all make appearances in Bernard’s quest to live the best life possible. Video by Interrobang Motion
XTR looks with Acera performance