As the new Shimano facility in Sydney was being constructed, it was hard for Shimano Australia Managing Director Matt Bazzano to mask his pride. For Bazzano, Shimano is not just business, it’s personal… it’s family. Since the 1930’s his family has been deeply entrenched in Australian cycling; Velox Engineering Works manufactured hubs while Bicycles Incorporated (Binc) imported Miyata bicycles, Hutchinson Tyres and Shimano components. Shimano subsequently invested in Binc and over time it evolved into Shimano Australia, covering both cycling and fishing. Located south of Sydney in Caringbah, a few kilometers from the site where Captain Cook first landed in […]
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