News & Stories

Under News you will find the latest from the Pinion world: innovative bikes from our partners, test winners, product news, and exciting projects from our community.

But it’s not all about technology. Our stories page is about people, adventures, stories, and the emotions of Pinion riders worldwide.

PINION CONTINUES TO GROW WITH NEW PARTNERS

While the drive specialist from southern Germany presented an absolute world first last year with the MGU, this year's Eurobike also has exciting news to announce: In addition to the fully automatic MGU, which will be available via a software update from Q3 2024, other strong bike brands are also relying on the Pinion E-Drive system. And the Smart.Shift technology in conjunction with strong system partners is increasingly being used on bikes with and without drive.

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E-MTB Camp in Kaltern/South Tyrol

From April 22 to 25, 2024, the E-MTB Camp took place in Kaltern/South Tyrol and offered the participants an unforgettable time in one of the most beautiful cycling paradises - the varied landscape around Kaltern and Tramin. Together with our partner Simplon, we took part for the first time. Around 40 participants had the exclusive opportunity to test the brand new Simplon Rapcon - equipped with the Pinion MGU - on the trails.

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BELÈN ON SOLO TOUR FOR THE SECOND TIME

Our Pinion brand ambassador Belén is planning another bikepacking tour - again alone, without Tristan. With her bike - a Tout Terrain Outback Explore 29, equipped with a Pinion C1.12 gearbox - she is traveling in her home country Spain this time.

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BEST BUDDY BIKE

Udo Kewitsch combines his hobbies and passions of writing, biking and photography as an independent blogger and has been a Pinion fan for several years. His latest project: the planning and development of a BBB = Best Buddy Bike, an everyday travel bike.

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Worldwide bike tour becomes a nomadic cycling lifestyle

Pinion riders Ben and Linda from XPLORid will be back on the road in Europe in mid-2024. Their 38,000 km journey around the world through Europe, North and Central America was recently documented. "Our journey so far" is the title of the 20-minute film.

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BELÉNS FIRST SOLO OVERNIGHTER

Belén and Tristan are professional adventurers, bikepacking photographers and Pinion Ambassadors. The couple usually travel together and explore numerous countries by bike. Here they are on tour with a Tout Terrain Outback Explore 29 with a Pinion C 1.12 gearbox.

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From Patagonia to Canada in 21 months

Katja Noergaard Hansen 34 years og Martin Lohmann Moeller 42 years are from Denmark. This is the first big trip for Katja who had never slept in a tent before she met Martin 5 years ago. Together they cycled from the tip of Argentina to Vancouver Canada a journey of 22.600 kilometers through 15 countries and it took them 21 months to complete.

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Show us your dream route

Udo and his buddy Lothar didn't wait any longer, they turned their dream into reality in the summer of 2023. They grabbed their Pinion bikes and circled the entire Baltic Sea. What an adventure!

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