Shimano, Inc. - Japan's largest manufacturer of components for bicycles and gear for fishing, boating and skiing. The company was founded in February 1921 Sindzaburo Shimano . The company's headquarters is located in Osaka , Japan. The largest production capacity are located in China , Malaysia and Singapore . In the early 70s the company started to produce equipment for the bike at the moment Shimano manufactures equipment for virtually every type of bike and owns half of the world market for bicycle components.
Despite the integration of a mineral oil reservoir in the lever SHIMANO’s engineers were able to develop a compact dual control lever (ST-RS685) to create a comfortable and natural hand position for all day riding comfort. When descending with rim brakes riders use much power and energy to st..
The new Ultegra 6800 brake caliper is a low profile aerodynamic Super SLR-EV Dual-Pivot design that provides superior brake performance and light action. The low profile outer cable stop position improves cable routing for reduced friction