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How to properly install your Shimano Quick Release

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Important safety reminder on how to properly install your Shimano Quick Release: Shimano's Quick Release lever is designed for safety and utility in sports cycling. We always provide information on the proper installation of Shimano quick release levers but here is another reminder about the proper usage and how to adjust the tightening torque by turning adjusting nut.

Read more    [last updated - September 30, 2015]

In Memory of Kelly McGarry

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We are deeply saddened to hear the news of Kelly McGarry's passing. We are honored to have had Kelly as part of our Shimano family and he will forever be in our hearts. 

Read more    [last updated - February 1, 2016]

Tour Down Under Race Recap

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Simon Gerrans (Team Orica-GreenEdge) wins the 2016 Tour Down Under, marking his fourth overall title at the tour!

Read more    [last updated - January 25, 2016]

Cyclocross World Championships 2016 Preview

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Preview the 2016 UCI Cyclocross World Championships with Shimano Cyclocross athletes. 

Read more    [last updated - January 25, 2016]

3rd Annual Shimano Moto Athlete Ride

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In conjunction with the Monster Energy Supercross Round 2 in Anaheim, Shimano hosted a special ride with our superstar moto athletes at our North American headquarters in Irvine, CA.

Read more    [last updated - January 26, 2016]

Maxxis-Shimano Debut Cyclocross Season

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Team Maxxis-Shimano wraps up their debut cyclocross season with a Top-10 finish at the USA Cycling National Championships. 

Read more    [last updated - January 20, 2016]

Emily Batty: Ambitions

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Follow along on Emily Batty's Road to Rio in her video series "Ambitions".

Read more    [last updated - January 29, 2016]

Brett Rheeder: This is Home

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Join Shimano Mountain Bike Athlete Brett Rheeder at his home in Mount Albert, Ontario as he unwinds from a wild season. 

Read more    [last updated - December 14, 2015]

Components of Adventure: Episode 3 - Bali

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Team Shimano embarked on a journey to Bali, Indonesia. Shimano athlete Cam McCaul led by local guides trekked through the jungle to find their own adventure through the Balinese mountains. 

Read more    [last updated - February 9, 2016]

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 the fundamental enjoyment of Mountain Biking. 

Read more    [last updated - February 9, 2016]