Shimano Saint flat pedals have new, bigger cold-forged platforms, but a slimmer chromoly axle and more sculpting means they’re lighter than previously.
Supple Shimano GR9 feels pretty invisible on your foot, with a planted sole that gives good pedal feedback, but it’s not that supportive or locked in place.
The Shimano GR7 has a new, high-grip Michelin sole and uses laces rather than a tensioning loop system and also has a neoprene ankle collar.
The Athertons' influence is clear to see in the Shimano AM9, with protection and grip to suit harsh riding conditions and the most aggressive riding.
It’s hard to know where to begin with the new Shimano XTR M9100 groupset. Not least because it’s essentially three groupsets in on!
Super slim and refreshingly simple, the E6000 unit can sit happily between your grip and your dropper remote without impeding access to either.
The Shimano Zee M640 disc brake comes with a Servo-Wave brake lever, 4-piston ceramic disc brake caliper, high-power hose and short lever for stiffness.
The Shimano AM7 MTB Flat Pedal Shoes are all-mountain and downhill specific, intended to provide optimum pedal connectivity, rider comfort, and protection.
Barring some small cosmetic differences, the Shimano XT M8020 Trail pedal has changed very little since it was first introduced.
Rather than going for the articulated, caged pedal like the old DX M647, the Shimano Saint M820 is a fixed position pedal in the same vein as the XT Trail.
For many world cup downhill racers the Shimano Saint M810 disc brake is standard equipment, proven on multiple occasions it's worthy of a medal or two.
Another bike brand favourite, the Shimano XT M8000 disc brake showcases big performance features for the lowest priced brake in the mid-price category.
Shimano Deore M6000 disc brake keeps bumping up the standard of what a budget stopper can really be, premium performance with a great price.
The Shimano ME5 SPD shoe straddles the line between XC race style disco-slipper and DH casual in a package designed around trail riding.
The Shimano SLX M7000 groupset looks like a more expensive groupset, and to a certain extent that matches its performance.
At first glance you could be forgiven in thinking that the Shimano XC7 is a road shoe. It cuts a sleek outline that, apart from the BOA dial and single…
If you’re looking for a shoe suited to enduro or fast trail riding, the Shimano ME7 SPD shoe is currently one of the best.
We found it hard to fault the Shimano MW5 boot — warm, perfect stiffness and cheap. A worthy winner. Supremely comfortable, on and off the bike.
Good water resistance and easily shrugs off minor rock strikes.
More than 10 years old, but even up against far more modern competition it’s still a great caged clipless pedal.