Tag Archives: Shimano

Shimano Dura Ace 7400 crank, tubeless tires and the art of deception

“You think to yourself, ah, now this will be a bike. And you’re not wrong. But it may not be the bike you’re expecting.” Continue reading

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Cutting through Shimano-SRAM compatibility nonsense

I’d say don’t try this at home, but home is the only place this sort of thing is done. Continue reading

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What can you learn from Shimano? Ask Bushwhacker’s Robert Woo

When you deal with Shimano technicians face to face, there’s a lot you can learn about the Di2 drivetrain. And screwdrivers. And bicycle chain. Continue reading

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Loose Screws Bicycle Parts. The past has a future again

“Loose Screws is bucking the general direction for bicycles. But we won’t compromise what we do.” Continue reading

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Giving Shimano SPD pedals the boot, or half of one

Maybe I’ve been reading too much Grant Peterson, but there’s something to be said for pedals without toe clips or clipless mechanisms. Continue reading

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