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Long Term Test: Shimano Zee Groupset

1 By on Wednesday June 20 2012 in Long Term Tests

Shimano’s new Zee groupset showed up this morning and over the next few months we’ll be putting this price point/heavy hitting gravity groupset through its paces. The Zee group is an awesome example of trickle down technology at its finest; the 10 speed rear mech… More ›

New Vanderham Saint ad from Anthill

0 By on Wednesday June 20 2012 in Off topic

Anthill have just released the latest Saint video from Shimano, featuring freeride legend Thomas Vanderham. Here are Thomas’ own words on his motivation behind making the video: “I have always taken inspiration for my riding not only from my peers and my sport, but from… More ›

Syndicate test session welcoming Fox and Shimano

2 By on Friday February 3 2012 in Racing

Early season testing started for the Santa Cruz Syndicate with mechanics, engineers and riders arriving in the town of Imperia, Italy, for three days of extensive testing aboard the latest Santa Cruz full carbon V-10’s. The bikes were decked out with the Syndicate’s newest sponsor… More ›

The Story of XTR – Episode III

0 By on Monday September 20 2010

In Anthill’s third episode about 2011 XTR, Lesley, Shandro and Paul explore the manufacturing process of Shimano XTR as they venture through the rarely exposed factory in Sakai City Japan. More ›


0 By on Thursday August 26 2010 in Reviews

It’s so totally not exclusive that it’s not even here. While the rest of the world’s MTB media were being given the release of Shimano’s new XTR (even the Aussies got to go), Spoke was left watching Battlestar Galactica re-runs. So if you have been… More ›


1 By on Tuesday June 29 2010

Anthill don’t sleep. Aligning with the release of the latest XTR group yesterday, this is the first in a series of six episodes exploring the history, design and development of the latest generation of XTR. This, the first of six episodes, will explore the history… More ›

1 By on Sunday October 11 2009

It’s not exactly news but Shimano’s off-shoot company PRO has been working on pro model parts, aka the “Star Series” with Thomas Vanderham and The Athertons. These two choice little vids produced by Anthill give a pretty cool introduction to the parts and the time… More ›