Crank length is a small difference, but it makes a big difference in riding style. In this article, we summarize Shimano's crank length lineup for road cranks and how to find the best crank length.
Disc brakes are coming of age, and conventional rim brakes such as caliper brakes and V-brakes. This article summarizes the differences between them and which is better.
Long arch brakes are used on road bikes and Hybrid bikes with large tires. Here is a summary of their features and how to upgrade them.
Sports bicycles are equipped with various types of brakes. Here is a summary of each brake, its features and differences, advantages and disadvantages, and which brake bike you should buy in the future.
The following is a summary of the grades of Shimano components (road and MTB) used in hybrid bikes. There are also points to choose from when comparing hybrid bikes from a component perspective.
In-depth comparison of Shimano Hollowtech 2 and BB (bottom bracket) units! A comparison of the specs of the different BBs in terms of weight and compatibility. The following is a summary of the points to consider when selecting a BB.
KMC chains are popular because of their good shifting performance and high cost performance, and we have compiled a list of the types of KMC chains and the gears they support.
Shimano's Di2 electric shifter is attractive for its lightweight parts and reliable shifting.In order to convert to Di2, not only do you need to purchase Di2 parts, but also your road bike frame needs to be Di2 compatible.
We have compiled a list of the different types of 12-speed (12s) sprockets, which are Shimano's top upper grade gears for road bikes and MTBs. Differences between models and points to consider when choosing.
Disc brake-equipped road bikes have been on the rise in the past few years. "For those who want to try out disc brakes but don't want to buy a new bike, we've put together a list of the parts you'll need to buy disc brakes and the points to keep in mind when buying.
How to choose a new rear derailleur for your road bike, MTB, or hybrid bikes, what to look for in a combination of sprockets, and the differences between different grades.
It is easy to get confused about which wheels are compatible with which Shimano sprockets, as there are many different combinations. In this article, we will explain sprocket and wheel interchangeability in an easy-to-understand and easy-to-remember manner by looking at the evolution of wheels and sprockets.
This is a summary of the types of 11-speed (11s) sprockets that are Shimano's top grade for current road bikes and top grade shifting for MTB. Differences between models and points to consider when choosing.
This is a summary of the differences between Shimano chains for road and cross bikes, from 7 to 11 speeds. It also compares the different chains for each speed range and how much the maintenance costs vary.
This article explains how to convert your compo to 11-speed while keeping your existing 10-speed wheels, and how to tell the difference between 10-speed wheels and 11-speed wheels. Using this method, you can convert your wheels to 11-speed while making the most of the wheels you already have.
Since the engine is a human being, the bicycle seems to be able to go infinitely fast, but in fact, the gear ratio and cadence roughly determine the maximum speed. In this article, we'll take a look at the relationship between gear ratio, cadence, and speed.
Shimano parts" are often seen in cheap road bikes. Even with the same Shimano parts, the degree of freedom for customization differs depending on the grade. In this article, we've compiled a list of points to keep in mind when purchasing a budget road bike.
Compatibility of Shimano Components for Road Bikesa Shimano components for road bikes tend to be confusing with various parts in different grades and generations. In this article, we summarize the compatibility trends of Shimano components.
A summary of Shimano's road bike component brands, grades and how to identify them. The model numbers and features of each are also included.
This is a summary of the sprockets that are compatible with SENSAH components. Whether they are compatible with Shimano and SRAM sprockets, and what to look out for when using a mix of the two.