Shimano new Groupsets: 6 Things I like, 4 Things I Don’t like about the Dura-Ace & Ultegra Upgrades

PROs can still technically get the Dura-Ace R9200 to support rim brakes. I'm going to try…

Massive Shimano Anouncement – Dura-Ace, Ultegra, Di2, Wireless, Wheels, power meters – Full Details

This was an upgrade that was expected and most of the details leaked earlier in the…

Shimano Leads 🥇 Gold Medal Haul so far vs SRAM vs Campagnolo, Olympics Tokyo 2020

Shimano is making a Big use of the advantage of home soil (&pave)!

Shimano starts to sell directly to consumers (AUS)

Local(ish) dealers will be here to stay augmented by mobile services and online services.

Shimano Connect LAB Launches – online ride analysis tool

Things start to get a bit more interesting with the ability to compare power levels of…

Shimano Performance Selector for new Bib Shorts

Do you have pro needs? Here is Shimano's free and unique bib short selector.

Shimano S-Phyre RC9 (RC902) Review : 2021 SPD-SL, Shimano SH-RC902 vs RP9

Shimano RC9 Review with a detailed comparison of this COMPETITION shoe vs the regular road performance…

new Shimano power & Di2 tweaks (EP8/E6100)

Shimano EP8 and E6100 Power Tweaks Shimano has tweaked the firmware in its family/cargo-specific bike motors…

new Shimano Deore Linkglide tech

Shimano Deore Linkglide tech updates This video from Shimano is worth a short and quick watch…

Wireless Rear Derailleur: Shimano RD-9250 (July 2021)

It's either an 11-Speed or 12-Speed wireless Shimano Dura-Ace rear derailleur for release in summer 2021…

wireless Dura Ace ? First potential images

Shimano DuraAce WIRELESS Inbound? Interesting pictures emerge from pro Remco. Let's have a quick look at…

Jumbo Visma and the not-so-secret shoe

Shimano RC902 S-Phyre – Road Comp Jumbo Visma seems to be doing alright so far at…

new Shimano Di2 E-Tube App + Flagship EP8 E-Bike System

Shimano E-Tube News for September 2020 I’m a little bit excited today. Shimano has updated the…

4iiii to be the standard for Cervelo 5-level in 2021

Cervelo R5, S5, P5 ? buy one in 2021 and almost certainly it will come bundled…

STRAVA 333 Challenge – COMPETITION Dura-Ace Di2 groupset plus R9100p Power MEter

STRAVA 333 Challenge- Win Shimano Di2 Dura-Ace GroupSet+9100p Power Meter

Shimano TR901 Review (2020 model) : Shimano TR9 vs. RP9

Shimano TR901 Review looking in detail at Shimano's 2020-21 Triathlon Shoe offering. Surprisingly reasonably priced and…

new Shimano 12-speed for MTB and electric setups

New Shimano 12 speed cranksets for just about every part of their bike portfolio...

Tuesday Tidbits: Superman, Shimano, Scotsman and Belgium

  Here are 3 articles I recently found to be a good read, good watch and…

N-1 = Specialized

One specialized less leaves more space for what?

Sigma Rox 12 updated – Sigma Announces new firmware

Firmware goodies announced today

Shimano buys Pioneer Cycle Sports

Pioneer Announces Transfer of Cycle Sports Business Shimano is potentially back in the bike head unit…

Fenix 5 – Interesting firmware update AND SPECULATION

An interestng firmware edition to the now-aging Garmin Fenix 5. Might 12 speed Shimano on the…

Tech that changed my sporty life in 2019 – well, at least a bit

My regular reader knows that this site tends to be forward-looking as well as rooted in…

MARKET SHAKE-UP: Stages Power Meters – Permanent Price Cuts

Stages, the Team-SKY power meter people of old, are PERMANENTLY cutting their prices by about 20%…

My 2020 Bike – a Cervelo R5 review of sorts

A bit of Shimano, a bit of Trek, blended with Cervelo gives my 2020 climbing bike.

Shimano Dura-Ace R9100P Power Meter – First Ride & Thoughts

I’ve had a couple of rides with the Shimano Dura-Ace R9100P  Power Meter and this is…

New Firmware November 2019 eTap, EPS & RWGPS – Hammerhead Karoo

Hammerhead has just released one of their regular, monthly software updates, this time there is integration…

New Firmware October 2019 – Hammerhead Karoo

Hammerhead has just released one of their larger, monthly software updates, this time there is integration…

2020-22 Speculation | Shimano Dura-Ace R9200p | Wireless Di2

Shimano is due for an upgrade to 12 speed groupsets on the road. Will that come…

Wahoo Takes Over The World…Almost (Ref: Acquires SpeedPlay Pedals)

Just over a year ago, Norwest Equity Partners invested an undisclosed sum into Wahoo Fitness. Clearly,…

SRAM Acquires PowerTap – Power Meter Times are changing

I was aware of some internal goings-on at PowerTap in recent months and I was wondering…

Continental GP5000 Review – You Definitely NEED These – Conti Grand Prix Tire – Tyre

If you want the best single tyre for any one specific aspect of performance then you…

Shimano RP901 Review : Shimano RP9 vs. Fizik R5B

Shimano RP901 Review

Christmas Confessions of a Gadget Geek

I thought “Christmas Confessions of a Gadget Geek” was a better way of entitling a post…

Shimano Di2 : Fingers On. Di2 Review

Di2 Review & Forecast - Cloudy with a chance of quick gear changes.

Velocomp AeroPod – First Rides

This is a very clever product for high end cyclists looking to optimise thier racing positions.…

200m Garmins and a Good Year For Shimano

With corporate headquarters in Switzerland, Garmin (NASDAQ:GRMN) have just announced that they have sold their 200…

Gadgets on Tour : Polar Vantage V + Wahoo in the Pyrenees

I can’t even blame an alcoholic stupor for inadvertently booking onto a cycling expedition across the…

A Race Success – For Once

I’m feeling a little smug. For once I did a little bit better on my A…

Alps 2018 – Gadgets On Tour

I’ve been quiet here recently. Partly because of other work and partly because of a family…