Shimano R785 Road Hydraulic Disc Brakes review
Shimano unveiled its first road hydraulic disc brake ensemble late last year with levers designed for Di2 transmissions. In this review CTech Editor Matt Wikstrom takes a look at the installation of the brakes and their mid-term performance.
Shimano Sport Camera review
Back in February Shimano announced the release of its CM-1000 Sport Camera, signalling a challenge to market leader GoPro and other contenders like Garmin. Since then the Sports Camera has made waves, thanks largely to its use in the pro peloton during races such as the Tour de Suisse and now the Tour de France. […]
Where are they now? – Matt Bazzano
Years before we used Bitcoins to pay our iTunes account, cycling fans in Australia rarely saw the world’s best cyclists. Race results drifted back from Europe in three-month-old magazines or were hidden deep in the newspapers, all part of the secret code of being a cycling fan. In this 1980s micro-climate of Sydney cycling, Matt […]
Disc brakes and road bikes: what does the future hold?
If you’ve been paying any sort of attention to what the major manufacturers have been doing in the past year or so, you’ll notice that disc brakes are becoming more of a fixture on road bikes. This is not a passing fad.
Shimano releases new Di2 Ultegra 11-speed groupset
This week Shimano released their much anticipated Ultegra Di2 11 speed which incorporates their Dura Ace 9070 series technology. Not only that, they also released new Ultegra wheelsets and cyclocross & hydraulic road disc brake componentry. This may be another example of Shimano’s Ultegra groupset leading the way with new product designs eventually to trickle […]
Shimano Dura Ace C35 Clincher Wheel Review
A mid-depth carbon wheel isn’t something I would normally consider purchasing. I’ve always been someone to use a shallow profile wheel (~25mm), or a ~60mm deep profile wheelset. I’m not what you’d call a “light” rider, so I never have problems with getting blown around in the wind and always considered a mid-depth wheel somewhat […]