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Shimano makes every part imaginable for bikes. Their premier road grouppo is Dura Ace, including shifters, brake calipers, hubs, and everything pictured above.

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Shimano products include drivetrain, brake, wheel and pedal components for road, mountain, and all kinds of bikes. These components are generally organized and marketed as groupsets, which are meant to be used as a nearly complete set for a bicycle's mechanical parts.

Shimano Total Integration (STI) is Shimano's integrated shifter and brake lever combination for road bicycles, initially developed with bike racing in mind. This was an innovation in the early 1990's which essentially brought an end to downtube shifting.

In the 1980s, with Shimano pushing technological innovation and lower prices, competing European component manufacturers lost significant market presence. Generally, companies introduced innovations on the expensive side of the marketplace and relied on consumer demand to emulate early adopters, along with economy of scale, to gain market share and acceptance. Shimano and SunTour introduced new technologies at the lowest end of the bicycle market, using lower cost and often heavier and less durable materials and techniques, moving them away from the up-market as they established their parts and pricing in the lower market segments.

By 1985 Shimano introduced innovation only at the highest quality level (Dura Ace for road bikes and Deore XT for mountain bikes), then trickled the technology down to lower product levels as it became proven and accepted. Innovations include index shifting (known as SIS, Shimano Index Shifting), freehubs, dual-pivot brakes, 8 and then 9 speed derailleurs, and combined gear and brake levers. Also, these components could only work properly when used with other Shimano components, e.g. its gear rear derailleurs has to be used with the correct Shimano gear levers, cables, freehub and cassette.

Shimano's marketplace domination that developed in the 1990s quickly led to the notion by some critics that Shimano had become a manufacturer with monopolistic intentions. This viewpoint was based on the fact that Shimano became oriented towards integrating all of their components with each other, with the result being that if any Shimano components were to be used, then the entire bike would need to be built from matching Shimano components. The alternative perspective is that by controlling the mix of components on the bicycle, a manufacturer such as Shimano can control how well their own product functions. Shimano's primary competitors (Campagnolo and SRAM) also make proprietary designs that limit the opportunity to mix and match componentry. In a technology-driven industry such as the bicycle industry, which has not demonstrated a proactive attitude toward standardization throughout its 100+ year history, the market leader will always be criticized as monopolistic when introducing proprietary innovations. Shimano seems to cycle between this "integrated system" approach and more open approaches as it tries to find a balance between the market's desire for innovation and its desire for openness and flexibility.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimano

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SHIMANO ULTEGRA 6700 CASSETTE
SHIMANO ULTEGRA 6700 CASSETTE
$49.95
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Shimano Deore M615 Rear Derailleur
Shimano Deore M615 Rear Derailleur
$36.99
5% off   $38.99
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Shimano Deore Xt M772 Rear Derailleur
Shimano Deore Xt M772 Rear Derailleur
$78.99
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Shimano Tourney TX55 Rear Derailleur
Shimano Tourney TX55 Rear Derailleur
$10.99
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Shimano Di2 XTR M9050 Rear Derailleur
Shimano Di2 XTR M9050 Rear Derailleur
$605.00
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Shimano XTR Race PD-M9000 Pedals
Shimano XTR Race PD-M9000 Pedals
$94.95
5% off   $99.99
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Shimano SM-RT76 Deore XT 6 Bolt Rotor
Shimano SM-RT76 Deore XT 6 Bolt Rotor
$34.99
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Shimano Dura-Ace FC-9000 52X36 11-Speed Road Bike Crankset
Shimano Dura-Ace FC-9000 52X36 11-Speed Road Bike Crankset
$399.99
4% off   $419.99
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Shimano XTR RD-M9000 Rear Derailleur
Shimano XTR RD-M9000 Rear Derailleur
$179.95
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Shimano XT FD-M780/FD-M785 Top-Swing Front Derailleur
Shimano XT FD-M780/FD-M785 Top-Swing Front Derailleur
$25.59
22% off   $32.99
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Shimano M640 Zee Rear Derailleur
Shimano M640 Zee Rear Derailleur
$52.98
20% off   $66.99
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Shimano Alfine S705 Di2 Shift Lever - Left
Shimano Alfine S705 Di2 Shift Lever - Left
$89.99
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Shimano M825 Saint Crankset
Shimano M825 Saint Crankset
$269.99
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Shimano Ultegra 6800 Front Derailleur
Shimano Ultegra 6800 Front Derailleur
$33.99
15% off   $39.98
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Shimano XTR M986 Rear Derailleur
Shimano XTR M986 Rear Derailleur
$119.00
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Shimano XTR RD-M985 GS Shadow Plus Rear Derailleur
Shimano XTR RD-M985 GS Shadow Plus Rear Derailleur
$199.99
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Shimano Cyclocross FD-CX70 Down Pull Front Derailleur
Shimano Cyclocross FD-CX70 Down Pull Front Derailleur
$29.89
14% off   $34.99
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SHIMANO DEORE M592 SGS SHADOW DERAILLEUR
SHIMANO DEORE M592 SGS SHADOW DERAILLEUR
$29.99
14% off   $34.99
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Shimano Deore Xt M756 Disc Hub
Shimano Deore Xt M756 Disc Hub
$33.49
8% off   $36.49
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Shimano HG-50 9SP Cassette
Shimano HG-50 9SP Cassette
$29.99
22% off   $38.73
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Shimano Dura-Ace SM-BB9000 Bottom Bracket
Shimano Dura-Ace SM-BB9000 Bottom Bracket
$25.99
10% off   $28.99
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Shimano 105 FC-5703 Triple Crank with o BB
Shimano 105 FC-5703 Triple Crank with o BB
$149.00
6% off   $159.99
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Shimano Deore XT M780 10-Speed Shift Levers
Shimano Deore XT M780 10-Speed Shift Levers
$39.89
11% off   $44.99
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Shimano XT FC-M780 Crankset
Shimano XT FC-M780 Crankset
$149.00
12% off   $169.99
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Shimano BL-TT78 Brake Levers
Shimano BL-TT78 Brake Levers
$24.99
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Shimano V-Brake Noodle
Shimano V-Brake Noodle
$1.49
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Shimano UST Valve Stem
Shimano UST Valve Stem
$6.99
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Shimano 9 Speed Chain Pins Set Of 5
Shimano 9 Speed Chain Pins Set Of 5
$9.99
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Shimano Sora FC3503 Triple Crankset
Shimano Sora FC3503 Triple Crankset
$99.99
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Shimano Di2 SM-EW90 Junction Box A
Shimano Di2 SM-EW90 Junction Box A
$119.99
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Shimano CX70 Cyclocross Crankset
Shimano CX70 Cyclocross Crankset
$199.99
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Shimano Dura-Ace FC-9000 Standard Crankset - 53x39
Shimano Dura-Ace FC-9000 Standard Crankset - 53x39
$599.99
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Shimano Dura-Ace 7950 Compact Crankset
Shimano Dura-Ace 7950 Compact Crankset
$699.95
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Shimano Dura-Ace St-7700 Nameplate
Shimano Dura-Ace St-7700 Nameplate
$9.99
16% off   $11.99
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SHIMANO HUB CONE AND SEALRING PARTS
SHIMANO HUB CONE AND SEALRING PARTS
$1.49
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SHIMANO SAINT CHAINRING BASHGUARD
SHIMANO SAINT CHAINRING BASHGUARD
$8.89
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Shimano Pro Bike Stand
Shimano Pro Bike Stand
$19.99
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Shimano Hub Front HB-9000 28H
Shimano Hub Front HB-9000 28H
$131.25
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Shimano M820 Saint Crankset
Shimano M820 Saint Crankset
$249.99
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Shimano Dura-Ace FC-7900 Crankset
Shimano Dura-Ace FC-7900 Crankset
$599.99
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Shimano Sora Front Derailleur
Shimano Sora Front Derailleur
$29.99
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Shimano Braze-On Adapter
Shimano Braze-On Adapter
$12.99
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Shimano M310 Shift Lever
Shimano M310 Shift Lever
$14.99
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Shimano Deore Xt M770 Front Derailleur
Shimano Deore Xt M770 Front Derailleur
$34.99
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Shimano SH-M088 MTB Shoe
Shimano SH-M088 MTB Shoe
$49.99
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Shimano Ultegra 6800 Braze-On Front Derailleur
Shimano Ultegra 6800 Braze-On Front Derailleur
$49.99
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Shimano Ultegra RD-6800 11 Speed Rear Derailleur
Shimano Ultegra RD-6800 11 Speed Rear Derailleur
$79.99
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