Tag: xtr

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… […]

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 – Mathias Flückiger’s Radon Jealous | SHIMANO

Hi guys, this is my new bike: the Radon Jealous. And I’ll now show you some details. As you can see, the bike is equipped with a full Shimano XTR groupset. I prefer normally a single ring in the front. For example a 36T. When it’s a little bit steeper then a 34T is the […]

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 […]

FACT: SRAM Eagle can use Shimano 12 speed Derailleurs!

Hey everyone, happy 2020!!! How were the Holidays? I hope everybody had a great time. I’m gonna start the year with a quick test that everybody is asking me for. I have a full SRAM Eagle X01 drivetrain on this Yeti SB100 and a lot of you guys ask me whether this would work if […]