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.
The Berlin-based bicycle manufacturer led by Peter Hanstein is known for the timeless design of its e-bikes: a high-quality steel frame with a hard and corrosion-resistant coating and a permanently installed battery. Customers can use the configurator at GEOS to put together their own dream bike.
Our Pinion Smart.Shift technology caused a sensation last year with the Stromer ST7. In the future, the electric shift control will also be seen in combination with other e-bikes in the E-Speed and E-Light categories, as well as for the first time as a version with its own power supply for normal Pinion bikes without motor assistance.
For the past two years, the Swiss professional team Gamux Racing has been relying on the advantages of our gearbox technology in professional cycling and is developing its own downhill bikes around the central gear shift.
This year’s Eurobike Gold Award in the “Components” category goes to Pinion! The new E-Drive system with the Motor.Gearbox.Unit (MGU) was named the winner at the official awards ceremony at the Eurobike trade show on Wednesday evening (June 21, 2023).
WORLD’S FIRST. MOTOR AND GEARBOX. FINALLY UNITED. At the Eurobike Pinion recently presented the new E-Drive system. The drivetrain is the heart of an e-bike. Until now, this has consisted of two separate systems – a gearshift and a motor, which usually come from different manufacturers and yet somehow have to work together. The consequences are bad shifting performance, high wear, followed by high maintenance with enormous costs. The Pinion Motor.Gearbox.Unit (MGU) is here to change that.
Behind the triple constellation “Pinion X Mahle X Desiknio” is an E-light drive integration of the next generation!
New for the first time for the model year 2024 is the combination of Pinion Smart.Shift and the intelligent and lightweight Mahle drive system. It was developed in collaboration with Desiknio Cycles.
At the end of March, VAB announced the winners of the "Bike of the Year Awards 2023". And - in the Speed Pedelecs category, the ÅSKA Super Commuter, equipped with the C1.6 Pinion gearbox, was named the winner!
The San José del Pacífico Grand Dirt Tour is a 6-day bikeroute with the starting and ending in Oaxaca, capital of the state of Mexico and beautifully located mountain town. Anyone who has ever been to Mexico knows that the country is incredibly versatile - predestined for bike touring.
The jury of several members, including journalists from relevant cycling magazines and experts from the cycling industry, evaluated a wide variety of aspects.