Shimano supports cycling in all disciplines

For many years Shimano has supported cycling across all disciplines. This is done through partnerships on various levels and with many professional teams and riders.

Thanks to these partnerships riders can perform on the highest level with top quality products. In return Shimano receives exposure and useful feedback regarding their top level products.

Below is an overview of the professional teams Shimano is supporting during 2015:


Besides these teams Shimano supports also individual athletes. For instance with their shoes. In 2015 Simon Gerrans, Michael Matthews, Marcel Kittel, John Degenkolb, Tom Dumoulin, Michael Albasini, Sep Vanmarcke, Robert Gesink, Ian Stannard, Marianne Vos, Pauline Ferrand Prevot and many others will race on Shimano’s road and MTB shoes.

Next to the team and athlete partnerships, Shimano is also official sponsor of the UCI and supplier of the neutral cars at the road World Championships and various road races such as the Amstel Gold Race and Tour of Flanders.