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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 MT33 Mountain Shoes Massive Shimano Sale
Shimano MT33 Mountain Shoes Massive Shimano Sale
$39.99
16% off   $47.99
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Shimano M077 MTB Shoes
Shimano M077 MTB Shoes
$39.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano M647 Mountain Bike Pedals
Shimano M647 Mountain Bike Pedals
$109.99
38% off   $179.99
At: Performance Bike  
Shimano 105 FC-5703 Triple Crank with o BB
Shimano 105 FC-5703 Triple Crank with o BB
$159.99
11% off   $179.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano M162 Mountain Shoes Massive Shimano Sale
Shimano M162 Mountain Shoes Massive Shimano Sale
$109.99
8% off   $119.99
At: Bike Nashbar  
Shimano R106L Road Shoes Massive Shimano Sale
Shimano R106L Road Shoes Massive Shimano Sale
$59.99
40% off   $99.99
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SHIMANO ULTEGRA 6700 CASSETTE
SHIMANO ULTEGRA 6700 CASSETTE
$54.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano M088 Mountain Shoes Save Up to 70 Percent Off Shoes
Shimano M088 Mountain Shoes Save Up to 70 Percent Off Shoes
$99.99
9% off   $109.99
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Shimano Dura-Ace CS-7900 10 Speed Cassette
Shimano Dura-Ace CS-7900 10 Speed Cassette
$197.49
5% off   $207.99
At: Excel Sports  
Shimano Ultegra Di2 ST-6770 STI Levers
Shimano Ultegra Di2 ST-6770 STI Levers
$249.88
31% off   $299.88
At: Excel Sports  
Shimano Sh51 Spd Cleats
Shimano Sh51 Spd Cleats
$13.65
18% off   $16.65
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano SH-WR82 Women's Elite Road Racing Shoe
Shimano SH-WR82 Women's Elite Road Racing Shoe
$99.99
At: Bike Tires Direct  
Shimano SH-MT33 Mountain Bike Shoes
Shimano SH-MT33 Mountain Bike Shoes
$49.99
41% off   $84.99
At: Performance Bike  
Shimano XTR BR-M985 Race Disc Brake
Shimano XTR BR-M985 Race Disc Brake
$174.99
7% off   $189.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano XT M780 Crankset OE
Shimano XT M780 Crankset OE
$135.00
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Lx M580 Chainring
Shimano Lx M580 Chainring
$9.00
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Ultegra Fc6600 Chainring
Shimano Ultegra Fc6600 Chainring
$34.00
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Ultegra Fc6603 Chainring
Shimano Ultegra Fc6603 Chainring
$23.37
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Shimano PD-A520 Pedals
Shimano PD-A520 Pedals
$47.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Derailleur RD-9070 Di2 SS
Shimano Derailleur RD-9070 Di2 SS
$629.25
At: QBike  
Shimano Ultegra 6800 Kit-In-A-Box
Shimano Ultegra 6800 Kit-In-A-Box
$1,149.95
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano M162 SPD Shoes
Shimano M162 SPD Shoes
$79.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Inner Shift Cable
Shimano Inner Shift Cable
$2.99
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SHIMANO SLX CHAINRING BASHGUARD
SHIMANO SLX CHAINRING BASHGUARD
$19.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano XTR M985 Chainring
Shimano XTR M985 Chainring
$39.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Bmx Freewheel
Shimano Bmx Freewheel
$24.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Hollowtech Ii Pinch Bolt
Shimano Hollowtech Ii Pinch Bolt
$4.99
At: Jenson USA  
SHIMANO SAINT CHAINRING BASHGUARD
SHIMANO SAINT CHAINRING BASHGUARD
$8.89
At: Jenson USA  
SHIMANO 7-SPEED FREEWHEEL
SHIMANO 7-SPEED FREEWHEEL
$19.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Fcr700 Compact Chainring
Shimano Fcr700 Compact Chainring
$28.56
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano R550 Spd-Sl Pedals
Shimano R550 Spd-Sl Pedals
$69.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Xtr M970 Chainring
Shimano Xtr M970 Chainring
$26.77
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Alivio M430 Crankset
Shimano Alivio M430 Crankset
$54.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Alfine SG-S700 11 Speed Hub
Shimano Alfine SG-S700 11 Speed Hub
$499.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Ultegra 6503 Chainring
Shimano Ultegra 6503 Chainring
$21.93
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Tiagra Cassette
Shimano Tiagra Cassette
$32.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Deore M615 Disc Brakes
Shimano Deore M615 Disc Brakes
$74.99
At: Jenson USA  
Clark20s Shimano Road Brake Pads
Clark20s Shimano Road Brake Pads
$3.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano CX70 Cyclocross Crankset
Shimano CX70 Cyclocross Crankset
$199.99
At: Bike Tires Direct  
Shimano Dura-Ace SPD-SL PD-9000 Pedals
Shimano Dura-Ace SPD-SL PD-9000 Pedals
$210.00
At: Excel Sports  
Shimano XT M788 Hubs
Shimano XT M788 Hubs
$54.99
At: Jenson USA  
SHIMANO 105 ST-5700 ROAD SHIFT/LEVER SET
SHIMANO 105 ST-5700 ROAD SHIFT/LEVER SET
$208.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano XT M785 Chainring
Shimano XT M785 Chainring
$27.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Ultegra 6800 11-SPEED Shifters
Shimano Ultegra 6800 11-SPEED Shifters
$261.99
20% off   $329.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano SH-RT31 Road Touring Shoe
Shimano SH-RT31 Road Touring Shoe
$34.99
At: Bike Tires Direct  
Shimano XTR Trail BR-M988 Hydraulic Disc Brakes
Shimano XTR Trail BR-M988 Hydraulic Disc Brakes
$239.99
At: Performance Bike  
Miche Shimano 10 Speed Cog
Miche Shimano 10 Speed Cog
$8.50
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano CN-HG95 XT 10-Spd MTB Dyna-Sys/HG-X Chain
Shimano CN-HG95 XT 10-Spd MTB Dyna-Sys/HG-X Chain
$49.99
At: Bike Tires Direct  
Shimano SIS Derailleur Cable and Housing Kit
Shimano SIS Derailleur Cable and Housing Kit
$7.98
At: Blue Sky Cycling  
Shimano Brake Cable and Housing Kit
Shimano Brake Cable and Housing Kit
$7.98
At: Blue Sky Cycling  
Shimano Di2 Dura-Ace 9070 Rear Der
Shimano Di2 Dura-Ace 9070 Rear Der
$599.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Ultegra 9sp Chain
Shimano Ultegra 9sp Chain
$39.95
At: My Cycling Gear  
Shimano XT M780 Shifters
Shimano XT M780 Shifters
$56.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano 105 CS-5800 11 Speed Cassette
Shimano 105 CS-5800 11 Speed Cassette
$69.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Saint MX80 Pedals
Shimano Saint MX80 Pedals
$99.99
At: Performance Bike  
Shimano Dura-Ace 7800 Road Brake Cable Set
Shimano Dura-Ace 7800 Road Brake Cable Set
$17.99
At: Bike Tires Direct  
Shimano SM-SH20 SPD-SL Cleat Spacer Kit
Shimano SM-SH20 SPD-SL Cleat Spacer Kit
$13.99
At: Bike Tires Direct  
Shimano Shifter HB SL-M310 LH 3s
Shimano Shifter HB SL-M310 LH 3s
$17.95
At: QBike  
Shimano PD-M520 Pedals
Shimano PD-M520 Pedals
$44.95
At: Excel Sports  
Shimano Saint Flat Pedals
$74.95
At: Brands Cycle  
Shimano CX50 Cross Crankset
Shimano CX50 Cross Crankset
$119.00
At: Excel Sports  
Shimano Dura-Ace RD-7900 Rear Derailleur
Shimano Dura-Ace RD-7900 Rear Derailleur
$177.85
At: Excel Sports  
Shimano Xt M760 Cogs
Shimano Xt M760 Cogs
$7.50
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano Fork Disc Brake Adapters
Shimano Fork Disc Brake Adapters
$7.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano SLX RT66 6-Bolt Disc Brake Rotor
Shimano SLX RT66 6-Bolt Disc Brake Rotor
$24.98
At: Blue Sky Cycling  
SHIMANO B01S RESIN DISC BRAKE PAD
SHIMANO B01S RESIN DISC BRAKE PAD
$11.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano XT SM-RT86 Ice-Tech Disc Rotor 6-Bolt
Shimano XT SM-RT86 Ice-Tech Disc Rotor 6-Bolt
$49.99
At: Bike Tires Direct  
Shimano Dura-Ace Fc-7800 Tri Chainring
Shimano Dura-Ace Fc-7800 Tri Chainring
$111.75
At: Jenson USA  
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