Shimano has been introducing several new rods over the course of the last couple of years. One that may have been a little lost in the shuffle is the new Shimano Crucial. This series has been around for some time but last season it too was targeted for an upgrade.
Why? To make it lighter, stronger and more sensitive all while keeping in mind that this series is already well known and respected particularly at its price point.
So it begs the question, exactly how will they accomplish these goals? [Read more…]