Dura-Ace is the admiral ship of Shimano, the Japanese (now multinational) manufacturer of cycling components (and some other things like fishing tackle and rowing equipment). Here is a brief history of Dura-ace.
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Tour de France is the world’s most popular and prestigious bicycle race. Wining “the Tour” is a great victory for cyclists, as well as groupset producers. Here are the Tour de France Winner Groupsets, since 1937, year by year:
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Team Sky’s new Pinarello Dogma F8 team bike has been revealed. The bike unchanged from the Tour de France winning 2015 model, but the it has new graphic and colors. The components (Shimano Di2 drivetrain, other parts -Fi’zi:k and PRO-) remain the same. And there’s a special bike named “Froomey”, honoring his Tour de France 2015 victory.
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Trek has revealed the bike which Jens Voigt will use his Hour Record attempt on September 18. The Trek Speed Concept 9 series bike has Shimano Dura-Ace drivetrain and full disc wheels.
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Japan bike parts manufacturer Shimano’s medium-level road racing groupset Shimano 105 is now 11-speed. According to Shimano, the new groupset also has increased breaking power.
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Bicycles were introduced in the 19th century in Europe and now number more than a billion worldwide, twice as many as automobiles. They are the principal means of transportation in many regions. They also provide a popular form of recreation, and have been adapted for use as children’s toys, general fitness, military and police applications, courier services, and bicycle racing.
Here are the top ten cycling innovations in history that made cycling that popular, funny, and safe.
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Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Think 2 is the admiral ship of bicycle manufacturer Pinarello for 2013. UCI WorldTour teams Sky and Movistar will use Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Think 2 bikes in 2013 season.
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Shimano’s high-end road groupset Dura-Ace will be 11 speed in 2013. The new version of the groupset is also lighter and stiffer.
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