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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.

Bike Components for Road, Mountain, and More!

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
$59.99
4% off   $62.99
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Shimano Deore XT RD-M772 Shadow Mountain Bike Rear Derailleur
Shimano Deore XT RD-M772 Shadow Mountain Bike Rear Derailleur
$78.99
5% off   $83.99
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Shimano Ultegra CS-6700 10-speed Cassette
Shimano Ultegra CS-6700 10-speed Cassette
$59.99
14% off   $64.99
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Shimano Deore M615 Rear Derailleur
Shimano Deore M615 Rear Derailleur
$38.99
22% off   $43.99
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Shimano Dura-Ace Track Hub Front HB-7710 28 Hole
Shimano Dura-Ace Track Hub Front HB-7710 28 Hole
$69.88
22% off   $89.88
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Shimano Alfine S705 Di2 Shift Lever - Left
Shimano Alfine S705 Di2 Shift Lever - Left
$69.99
12% off   $79.99
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Shimano XTR RD-M985 GS Shadow Plus Rear Derailleur
Shimano XTR RD-M985 GS Shadow Plus Rear Derailleur
$169.99
15% off   $199.99
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Shimano XTR FD-M986 Down Swing Front Derailleur
Shimano XTR FD-M986 Down Swing Front Derailleur
$84.99
10% off   $94.99
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Shimano M825 Saint Crankset
Shimano M825 Saint Crankset
$269.99
10% off   $299.99
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Shimano XTR SL-M9000 Shift Lever
Shimano XTR SL-M9000 Shift Lever
$99.00
5% off   $104.99
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Shimano SPD SH-85 Adapter Plate
Shimano SPD SH-85 Adapter Plate
$9.88
23% off   $12.95
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Shimano SLX M663 Rear Derailleur
Shimano SLX M663 Rear Derailleur
$39.99
20% off   $49.99
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Shimano Ultegra 6700 Chainring - 39T
Shimano Ultegra 6700 Chainring - 39T
$12.99
23% off   $16.99
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Shimano Tiagra Shifter Set
Shimano Tiagra Shifter Set
$179.99
10% off   $199.99
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Shimano Dura-Ace FD-7900 Front Derailleur
Shimano Dura-Ace FD-7900 Front Derailleur
$89.95
6% off   $96.38
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Shimano XTR M985 Chainring
Shimano XTR M985 Chainring
$24.99
16% off   $29.99
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Shimano Dura-Ace CN-7801 10S Chain
Shimano Dura-Ace CN-7801 10S Chain
$59.95
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Shimano XT SL M770 9SP Shift Lever
Shimano XT SL M770 9SP Shift Lever
$64.99
7% off   $69.99
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Shimano SH-M088 MTB Shoe
Shimano SH-M088 MTB Shoe
$49.99
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Shimano XTR M985 2X10 Front Derailleur
Shimano XTR M985 2X10 Front Derailleur
$79.99
11% off   $89.99
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Shimano Tiagra Front Derailleur
Shimano Tiagra Front Derailleur
$24.99
24% off   $32.99
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Shimano XTR M981 Shadow Rear Derailleur
Shimano XTR M981 Shadow Rear Derailleur
$129.88
6% off   $138.88
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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 SM-RT76 Deore XT 6 Bolt Rotor
Shimano SM-RT76 Deore XT 6 Bolt Rotor
$37.99
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Shimano 105 BB-5500 Bottom Bracket
Shimano 105 BB-5500 Bottom Bracket
$39.99
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Shimano Dura-Ace SPD-SL PD-9000 Pedals Long Axle
Shimano Dura-Ace SPD-SL PD-9000 Pedals Long Axle
$199.95
11% off   $225.00
At: Excel Sports  
Shimano Freehub Body Grease
Shimano Freehub Body Grease
$10.99
8% off   $11.99
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Shimano Pro Bike Stand
Shimano Pro Bike Stand
$19.99
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Shimano Saint Bottom Bracket
Shimano Saint Bottom Bracket
$39.99
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Shimano Dura-Ace 7950 Compact Crankset
Shimano Dura-Ace 7950 Compact Crankset
$699.95
At: My Cycling Gear  
Shimano Ultegra 6750 110mm Chainring
Shimano Ultegra 6750 110mm Chainring
$8.99
10% off   $9.99
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Shimano Dura Ace PD-9000 Pedals
Shimano Dura Ace PD-9000 Pedals
$175.99
7% off   $189.99
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Shimano BL-TT78 Brake Levers
Shimano BL-TT78 Brake Levers
$24.99
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Shimano Ultegra 6703 Chainrings
Shimano Ultegra 6703 Chainrings
$14.99
16% off   $17.90
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Shimano XT FC-M780 Crankset
Shimano XT FC-M780 Crankset
$189.99
5% off   $199.99
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SHIMANO HUB CONE AND SEALRING PARTS
SHIMANO HUB CONE AND SEALRING PARTS
$1.49
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Shimano Ultegra WH-6800 Road Wheelset
Shimano Ultegra WH-6800 Road Wheelset
$499.99
16% off   $599.99
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Shimano Xtr M960 Chainring
Shimano Xtr M960 Chainring
$34.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano PD-R540 Road Bike Pedal
Shimano PD-R540 Road Bike Pedal
$69.99
At: Paragon Sports  
Shimano Ultegra FC-6800 Crankset
Shimano Ultegra FC-6800 Crankset
$299.99
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Shimano Dura-Ace FC-9000 Standard Crankset - 53x39
Shimano Dura-Ace FC-9000 Standard Crankset - 53x39
$439.99
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Shimano Dura-Ace 7900 Crankset W/O Bottom Bracket
Shimano Dura-Ace 7900 Crankset W/O Bottom Bracket
$699.95
At: My Cycling Gear  
Shimano PD-M520 Pedals
Shimano PD-M520 Pedals
$34.95
22% off   $44.95
At: Excel Sports  
Shimano V-Brake Noodle
Shimano V-Brake Noodle
$1.49
At: Jenson USA  
SHIMANO SAINT CHAINRING BASHGUARD
SHIMANO SAINT CHAINRING BASHGUARD
$8.89
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Shimano XTR Brake Pads
Shimano XTR Brake Pads
$9.95
At: Excel Sports  
Shimano Chainring Bolts
Shimano Chainring Bolts
$13.99
At: Jenson USA  
Shimano CX70 Cyclocross Crankset
Shimano CX70 Cyclocross Crankset
$199.99
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Shimano Ultegra FC-6800 Crankset
Shimano Ultegra FC-6800 Crankset
$249.59
At: Excel Sports  
Shimano Ultegra RD-6700-A-GS Rear Derailleur
Shimano Ultegra RD-6700-A-GS Rear Derailleur
$79.99
At: Performance Bike  
Shimano 105 FC-5700/50-S Crankset
Shimano 105 FC-5700/50-S Crankset
$219.99
At: Bike Tires Direct  
Shimano Dura-Ace FC-9000 Crankset
Shimano Dura-Ace FC-9000 Crankset
$599.99
At: Bike Tires Direct  
Shimano Cog Track Lockring
Shimano Cog Track Lockring
$17.59
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