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SORA R3000 part of new releases bringing premium features to sports/fitness riders

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Shimano releases its new SORA R3000 groupset, SORA-grade mechanical disc brakes and E-THRU road wheels as the first part of its new 2017 road bike products.As Shimano’s first-class 9-speed road bike groupset, SORA is pitched towards sports/fitness cyclists. With its durability and affordability it...
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GT Factory Racing Downhill and Enduro team re-sign with Shimano

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The new-look GT Factory Racing Downhill and Enduro team will continue with Shimano Saint and XTR components for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. The recently signed deal sees GT Factory Racing continue their 16-year winning relationship with world-leading component brand Shimano.

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Components of Adventure: Episode 1 - Chile

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Shimano XT was the first ever dedicated Mountain Bike group and we work hard to make sure XT serves the needs of mountain bikers everywhere. To celebrate the launch of the new M8000 version, We set-off to Chile with Thomas & Andrew to meet up with locals Ignacio & Nicholas, to celebrate and document...
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Shimano offers free automatic gear shifting upgrade for e-bikes with SHIMANO STEPS and Nexus-8 Di2 hubs

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New firmware has been released by Shimano to make automatic gear shifting possible for e-bikes with SHIMANO STEPS components (DU-E6001 and DU-E6010) and Nexus-8 Di2 (SG-C6060) sealed hub drive units. 

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IMPORTANT SAFETY WARNING - Shimano rear wheel roller brakes

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Shimano has identified a potential safety issue involving BR-C3000-R, BR-C3010-R and the BR-C6000-R rear wheel roller brakes, which were fitted to bicycles sold to consumers after 1 July 2015. Shimano has discovered that some of the affected rear wheel roller brakes can suddenly lose their braking...
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