Shimano
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Country:JapanPrimary Focus:Drivetrain Components
Years of Operation:1921 - Current
General Information

Shimano Model Number Prefix List:

BB Bottom Bracket BL Brake Lever BR BRake
CB Coaster Brake CJ Cassette Joint CN ChaiN
CP Chain Protecto CR Chain Ring CS Cassette Sprockets
DF chain DeFlector DH Dynamo Hub FC Front Crank
FD Front Derailleur FE Fork Ends FH FreeHub
FS Front Suspension HB HuB HD HanDle bar
HP Head Parts (Head Set) HS Handle Stem IF Inter-3 Freehub
LP LamP MF Multi Freewheel PD PeDal
RD Rear Derailleur RH Rollerbrake Hub RM RiM
RR ReflectoRs RS Rear Suspension SB Shift Brake lever (Nexus, ?)
SC Speed Calculator (cycle computer) SF Single Freewheel Freilaufritzel SG Speed chanGe hub
SH SHoes SL Shift Lever Schalthebel SM SMall parts
SP Seat Post SQ Seat Quick release SS Single Sprocket
TL TooL WH WHeel ST Shift Brake Lever (STI, Rapid Fire, etc)
History
 Company was founded Feb, 1921.       
Components
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Cassettes (13)Chainrings (14)Chains (13)Cranksets (64)
Freewheels (10)Front Derailleurs (91)Geared Hubs (10)Handlebars (1)
Headsets (26)Hubs (60)Pedals (27)Rear Derailleurs (106)
Seat Posts (14)Shifters (73)Shifting Brake Levers (10)Single Sprockets (3)
Small Parts & Accessories (39)Stems (6)  
Recent Added / Updated Components
Component NameCategoryAdded / Updated
Shimano 600Shifters10/16/2017
Shimano (1970's era)Brake Levers10/16/2017
Shimano BR-6210, 600EX Arabesque (short reach)Brakes10/16/2017
Shimano 6100, 600Brake Levers10/16/2017
Shimano 600Brake Levers10/16/2017
Component Groups
Group Name - View DetailsQuick InfoView All Components
Group Family: 1051983 - , Road RaceList 57 Components
    - 105 Golden Arrow1983 - 1986, Road RaceList 14 Components
    - 105 1050 Series1987 - 1989, Road RaceList 20 Components
    - 105SC1990 - 1999, Road RaceList 23 Components
 - 105 5500 SeriesList 2 Components
 - 200GSList 1 Components
 - 3.3.3List 4 Components
 - 400CXSport & RecreationList 2 Components
 - 5001975 - 1980, Sport & RecreationList 5 Components
Group Family: 600 / Ultegra1975 - , Road RaceList 121 Components
    - Ultegra 6500Road RaceList 4 Components
    - 600, First Gen / 6100 series1975 - 1984, Road RaceList 23 Components
    - 600EX, 6200 series1978 - 1987, Road RaceList 47 Components
    - 600 AX, 6300 series1981 - 1984, Road RaceList 18 Components
    - 600 Ultegra, 6400 series1988 - 1998, Road RaceList 32 Components
 - 700CX1993 - 1995, Sport & RecreationList 2 Components
 - Adamas AX1982 - 1983, Touring & MTBList 13 Components
 - AlivioList 1 Components
 - ALTUS / SELECTA Series1978 - , RecreationList 6 Components
Group Family: Deore SeriesTouring & MTBList 109 Components
    - Deore XT M739 SeriesMountain BikeList 4 Components
    - Deore (First Generation)1980 - 1983, Touring & MTBList 12 Components
    - Deore XT M700 Series1983 - 1986, Touring & MTBList 11 Components
    - Deore XT M730 Series1986 - 1993, Mountain BikeList 15 Components
    - Deore MT60 Series1987 - 1988, Mountain BikeList 10 Components
    - Deore MT60 Series dup1987 - 1988, Touring & MTBList 0 Components
    - Deore II (MT62)1989 - 1989, Mountain BikeList 6 Components
    - Deore XT M732 Series1989 - 1991, Mountain BikeList 8 Components
    - Deore DX M650 Series1990 - 1993, Mountain BikeList 10 Components
    - Deore LX M550 Series1990 - 1992, Mountain BikeList 9 Components
    - Deore XT M735 Series1992 - 1993, Mountain BikeList 8 Components
    - Deore LX M560 Series1993 - 1998, Mountain BikeList 8 Components
    - Deore XT M737 Series1994 - 1995, Mountain BikeList 8 Components
Group Family: Dura-Ace1973 - , Road Race/ PistaList 162 Components
    - Dura-Ace, First Generation1973 - 1976, Road RaceList 34 Components
    - Dura-Ace 10, 7000 series1977 - 1984, TrackList 8 Components
    - Dura-Ace 71001977 - 1984, Road RaceList 18 Components
    - Dura-Ace 75001977 - 1984, TrackList 9 Components
    - Dura-Ace EX, 7200 series1978 - 1984, Road RaceList 32 Components
    - Dura-Ace AX, 7300 series1981 - 1984, Road RaceList 21 Components
    - Dura-Ace 74001984 - 1995, Road RaceList 40 Components
    - Dura-Ace 76001988 - 1994, TrackList 3 Components
    - Dura-Ace 74101994 - 1996, Road RaceList 15 Components
    - Dura-Ace 7700 Series1997 - 2003, Road RaceList 7 Components
 - Dura-Ace 7703List 2 Components
 - Dura-Ace 7703List 4 Components
Group Family: ExageSport & RecreationList 46 Components
    - Exage 300LXSport & RecreationList 2 Components
    - Exage 500EXList 3 Components
    - Exage 500LXSport & RecreationList 4 Components
    - Exage ActionSport & RecreationList 5 Components
    - Exage MotionSport & RecreationList 6 Components
    - Exage MountainList 2 Components
    - Exage TrailRecreationList 2 Components
    - Exage Sport1988 - 1988, Sport & RecreationList 14 Components
    - Sport LX1988 - 1988, Sport & RecreationList 4 Components
    - Exage 300EX1990 - 1999, Sport & RecreationList 9 Components
    - Exage 400EX1990 - 1992, Sport & RecreationList 5 Components
 - FF SystemList 1 Components
 - GA-300List 0 Components
 - Light ActionSport & RecreationList 11 Components
 - model change hubList 1 Components
 - Motocross MXBMXList 6 Components
 - mountain-LX1989 - 1989, Mountain BikeList 5 Components
 - Positron1975 - , RecreationList 10 Components
 - RSX1995 - 1999, Sport & RecreationList 8 Components
 - RX1001990 - 1999, Sport & RecreationList 14 Components
 - Sante1988 - 1989, Road RaceList 11 Components
 - STX RCList 3 Components
 - TourneyList 3 Components
 - Tourney1972 - , RecreationList 10 Components
 - XTR M9001992 - 1995, Mountain BikeList 13 Components
 - Z-SeriesRecreationList 10 Components
Frame Parts - Recent Added / Updated
NameCategoryAdded / Updated
Shimano SFDrop Outs & Fork Ends02/16/2017
Shimano SFRDrop Outs & Fork Ends02/16/2017
Shimano FE-SF21 Vertical Dropout (single eyelet)Drop Outs & Fork Ends01/12/2010
Shimano FE-SF20 Horizontal (single eyelets)Drop Outs & Fork Ends01/12/2010
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Vintage Tools - Recent Added / Updated
NameCategoryAdded / Updated
Shimano Dura-Ace TL-FW10 Freewheel Removal ToolFreewheel Removal Tool12/14/2016
Shimano TL-CB10 Pro-Set - Canti Brake Adjustment ToolBrake Tool11/17/2016
Shimano Dura-Ace TL-PD 10 Dyna-Drive pedal wrenchPedal Tool11/05/2016
Shimano Freewheel Removal ToolFreewheel Removal Tool09/22/2016
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Additional Resources
Catalog NameSourceFile SizeDate Added
Shimano 1970's & early 1980's catalogsVelo-Pages.comN/A2/20/2008
Santé Dealer Sales Manual 1987EquusBicycle.comN/A2/19/2008
Circa 1975 "A Complete Line of Shimano" CatalogEquusBicycle.comN/A2/19/2008
Shimano Misc Catalog / ManualsEquusBicycle.comN/A2/19/2008
Shimano 1982 Dealer Catalog (complete)VeloBase11,508kB8/9/2010
Shimano 3-Speed Gear Hubs (1983)VeloBase1,485kB10/26/2010
dealer catalogswww.velofilie.nlN/A5/20/2017
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