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 […]
Dura-Ace 9000 C50 Carbon Clincher Review
Shimano has typically been known for its outstanding groupsets which continue to raise the bar, but it’s the company’s wheel story that is its best kept secret. I’ve spent more than two months on the new Dura-Ace 9000 C50 carbon clinchers and I’ll be sad to give them back now that this review period is […]
Interbike Day 2 | Shimano and Campagnolo
Big Mig was in the house today signing posters for the fans at the Pinarello display. Elsewhere, Cipollini was keeping the ladies happy and I spent a lot of time at the Shimano and Campagnolo booths to learn about their new offerings for 2013.
Shimano updates DuraAce Mechanical and Di2
Today Shimano released details of their completely redesigned DuraAce 9000 mechanical and Di2 9070 groupsets. There are some cool new features in this evolution which keep raising the bar. But it’s more than just another cog and a few weight reductions. Here’s the scoop:
Tour Down Under Tech – Campy Electronic Shifting Debut and Shimano Di2 Improvements
The Tour Down Under isn’t a race where companies typically showcase their new products and technology. I didn’t come to the TdU looking for anything out of the ordinary, however I did notice some new electronic shifting technology and improvements. Most notably, the new Campy electronic groupset. The Campagnolo Electronic Shifting Device The Movistar team was using […]
Campy vs Shimano vs SRAM – FIGHT!
I’ve had the chance to ride all three major groupset on the market for a reasonable amount of time now and I love and hate things about each of them. Since we spend many intimate hours with our groupset we have a very close relationship with it. I’m hoping that we can settle the groupset […]