Tag: scenes

Thomas Vanderham – This Is Home | SHIMANO

– I just struck gold here. This was my binder. It kinda served as my resume for a lot of years. I remember walking this thing all around the Interbike show, like visiting sponsors and stuff. This big clunky thing. You wanna hear the opening line? “Mountain biking is a sport which allows you “to […]

Bike Talk – Loris Vergier about his Santa Cruz 29er | SHIMANO

Hi, this is my new beast… …a brand new Santa Cruz 29er. We’ve tried to adapt it to fit big wheels. We’ve changed the angle a little bit. It has a full Shimano set up. We have 203mm disc brake rotors… …to try to slow the beast. And a Saint transmission. We’ve tried to adapt […]

Dübendorf CX course check with Lukas Flückiger | SHIMANO

We are here in Dübendorf, where the cyclocross world championships takes place. Right now everyone is on their training laps, checking out the course. So is Lukas Flückiger, the Swiss pro rider. Let’s follow him and let’s see what he thinks about the track. – Two months ago I had the feeling it’s super flat… […]

Mathieu van der Poel – A born champion | SHIMANO

When everything is going fine, it’s always fun of course. But when it isn’t going fine, it’s sometimes a struggle. There are days, you just do not want to ride. But for me going out for a cyclo-cross ride is always fun… …riding my cyclo-cross bike. But, like I just described my week… …only one […]

Rémy Absalon – Make Your Mark | SHIMANO

We started mountain biking with my brother a long time ago. My brother rode with my neighbours. They said to my parents: ‘Julien is good, he should race cross country’. He started like this and I followed after that. With all disciplines of mountain bike… …with trial, downhill and cross country. It was hard to […]

Bike Talk – Tom Dumoulin’s Bianchi Oltre XR4 | SHIMANO

This is my brand new Bianchi Oltre XR4. I’m switching bikes of course… …but luckily I keep riding on Shimano… …so I’m really happy with that. For two days I was in Dublin to visit my brother in law. Then I shifted gears… …and the sound that it makes, it makes him so happy to […]

Rebuild My Bike Episode 2 – Denzel’s GT Sensor | SHIMANO

We’re back! We’ve got a fantastic plan! We are back for episode two of Rebuild My Bike… …a show that wants to make your bike absolutely awesome. We are here on the beautiful Belgian coast to meet Denzel. He entered our competition after episode one… …and has been lucky enough to win a total overhaul […]

The disc brakes revolution in the pro peloton | SHIMANO

With the recent announcement of the UCI… …that from July 1st onwards… …disc brakes are allowed in all races… …finally, the pro peloton can benefit… …from what a lot of us… …are already using for quite a while now. – I think it makes cycling more fun actually. – For me, I agree. It’s very […]

In Between The Races with Thömus RN Swiss Bike Team | SHIMANO

The track in Val Di Sole was quite cool. It was proper mountain bike. The uphills were at bit too steep for my taste… …but the downhills I really liked. They were fast, some jumps. I think for the spectators it was great, also for the riders. – For me the start went really well. […]

Bike Talk with Maja Włoszczowska | SHIMANO

We’re here with Maja Włoszczowska… – Once again! We’re here with Maja Włoszczowska… …it’s so hard! – Włoszczowska… – It’s like you curl your tongue or something… Włoszczowska… – You’re getting closer. – We’re here with Maja Włoszczowska… …and we’re going to do a Bike Talk. Maja, you’re going to tell us all about your […]