Tag: xt

SHIMANO Dropper REMOTE??? – Shimano vs Woolf Tooth ReMote

Dropper post remotes… who doesn’t have one today? I know I’ve used the Wolf Tooth ReMote, I’ve used the 9point8 Digit, the KS Southpaw, the Bontrager Line and a couple of others, but with the introduction of the Shimano 12 speed XTR, they introduced this: the SL-MT800 dropper post remote. So why don’t we take […]

How Do Mountain Bike Gears Actually Work? | Bicycle Gears Explained

– Bicycle derailleur gears were first seen in 1905 on a French two-speed setup. 115 years later, though, we’re still using the chain, the cassette, and the derailleur because they’re the most efficient way of having multiple gears on a bike. Early designs, though, were quite crude, and modern day transmissions are very different. They’re […]

Vaea Verbeeck: Still Growing – Make Your Mark | SHIMANO

If you set your mind to wanting to learn something new, to just do it and make a plan for it, it’s totally do-able. I started riding and I grew up riding with my guy friends, and they were never, like, “Oh, you’re a girl,” like, “you can’t come along.” By gathering women together, we’re […]

PUSHING Shimano Design – 12 speed Range with 11 Speed XT Derailleur

Hi everyone! One question that I’ve been getting a lot lately is whether we can push the limits of an 11 speed derailleur, and install it on a 12 speed drivetrain. So how good is this design from Shimano? Let’s take a closer look. For this test I’m going to use my 12 speed mixed […]

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 […]

1986 Yamaha XT250 en Subidas (on Hills)

I think i gas flooded the bike… Well i have this bike today and… on purpose i have one exercise in my mind I want to try it… Lets see how it goes… I want to say that i really like this bike Perfect for Off Road, that is the point… Downhill section comes from […]

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… […]