Review: Shimano Saint

Big stoppers for big bikes, but how do they stand up to our testing?

November 7th, 15 0 6,491 Categories: Brakes


Shimano M163 Shoes

Are these the best shoes Shimano have ever made?

September 17th, 15 1 3,900 Categories: Bits, Recommended, Shoes


Shimano XT brakes.

What makes stoppers from the big S so good? Jenn explains

July 26th, 15 3 17,534 Categories: Brakes, Recommended

The XTR Race chainset.

2015 XTR Race drivetrain

Flagship 2015 Shimano groupset – worth the cash?

May 7th, 15 7 13,407 Categories: Drivetrain

This, right here, is trickledown in action.

Shimano Deore drivetrain and brakes

Budget-only groupset option, or a cheap and cheerful upgrade?

March 5th, 15 1 10,123 Categories: Brakes, Drivetrain


Shimano XT drivetrain

One step down from Shimano’s top-end, racer-only XTR marque is the only difference weight and aesthetics?

February 6th, 15 0 2,134 Categories: Drivetrain, Recommended

Chain rings-4

Shimano XTR Race

How did the top of the range Shimano XTR Race Crankset fare

January 27th, 15 0 1,767 Categories: Drivetrain

Low slung and cavernous

Shimano Hotaka H35 daypack

Need a daypack large enough to get lost in? Look no further!

July 17th, 14 1 1,993 Categories: Luggage

Chain rings-5

Shimano SLX

This SLX double chainset is a perfect example of a no-nonsense chainset that runs on a reliable, but simple, bottom bracket and it does the job with little fuss.

May 12th, 14 0 2,847 Categories: Drivetrain, Recommended


Shimano Deore XT 27.5in Wheelset

A complete bargain for all-round Mountain Biking™. As long as you’re unlikely to need to switch axle standards often, these will serve you well.

April 29th, 14 0 2,645 Categories: Uncategorized, Wheels


Shimano XTR groupset.

If you can afford it, then it’ll certainly go the extra mile with and for you.

September 30th, 13 3 3,929 Categories: Uncategorized


Long Termers: Tom’s Yeti ASR5

Tom’s treated himself to a new Yeti as a recovery present. He’s been in the parts bin and built it up, so here are his first impressions.

December 21st, 10 12 13,765 Categories: Bikes, Long Termers


Long Termers: Sim’s Orange Five

Five, very much alive.

December 9th, 10 14 10,170 Categories: Long Termers


Merida Ninety-Six Carbon 3000-D

Will C reviews Merida’s Ninety-Six Carbon

August 31st, 10 3 15,542 Categories: Bikes

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