Undisputed leaders of all areas of bike transmission, braking, wheels, pedals and shoes, Shimano are the world's biggest supplier of bike components and accessories, with over 1,129 employees working at the head office in Japan. Producing the best shifting, lightest and most efficient gear shifting systems available, including amazing Di2 electronic shifting, top quality 11 speed MTB gears and super smooth internally geared commuter/ touring shifters, there is a Shimano drivetrain option for every cyclist. Shimano brakes lead the market in discs, calipers, v-brakes and roller systems, which their hubs and wheels offer affordable solutions to those looking to upgrade or replace old wheels. Makers of the original and still the best spd pedals, Shimano also produce a great range of compatible shoes. Biketart love smooth shifting Shimano gears and powerful Shimano brakes.