Shimano bike components: the latest reviews, news and buying advice

Shimano bike components: the latest reviews, news and buying advice

Shimano is one of the world's biggest component manufacturers and has been producing bike components for almost a century. As one of the ‘big three’ drivetrain component manufacturers (the other two being SRAM and Campagnolo ), Shimano groupsets and parts are always well-made, usually well-regarded and often well-priced. If you’re looking for the latest news and reviews of Shimano products, this is where you need to look. A brief history of Shimano Shimano was founded in Japan in 1921. The brand began life as Shimano Iron Works, producing innovative components that helped shape bikes into the machines that we know and love today. It’s directly contributed to some of cycling’s biggest innovations, including indexed shifting, dual-pivot brakes and integrated shifting, among many others. Shimano 2019 component range While Shimano also manufactures a multitude of other components, including handlebars, stems and seatposts (primarily under its PRO sub-brand), as well as clothing, ...

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