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Urban jungle, World Trip, or Bike Park. We are looking for the adventure that you have experienced with your Pinion bike. Write us your story and send us pictures, too. We will publish the most beautiful stories at our "Pinion Stories" website. This is your big show with Pinion!

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PINION STORIES

33.105 KM FROM PATAGONIA TO ALASKA

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From Tierra del Fuego to Alaska, a tour of over 30,000 km – by bike! For this, Kamran Ali has left his bourgeois life behind him and set off on the “tour of his life” in January 2016. After about three and a half years in the saddle he reaches his destination Alaska. Gripping pictures and captivating stories…

THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS IN RACE MODE

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The Atlas Mountain Race leads in 1,200 kilometres and 20,000 vertical metres through the High Atlas in Morocco. Endurance races like this is about exploring the extremes. Just the right thing for the photographer and adventurer Kilian Reil!

THE LIFESTYLE WAY OF CYCLING

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“You don’t have to cycle around the world for adventure!” – Linda and Dirk are not top athletes or record holders. They are simply enthusiastic touring cyclists from Belgium. For 10 years now, the two of them have been travelling on different routes within Europe.

DOCUMENTING CLIMATE CHANGE BY BIKE

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Florian Reber cycled over 6,300 km through the Rocky Mountains in 71 days. His destination? To meet people who experience climate change first hand – and let them tell about their problems – but also about their solutions. He has documented his project under the title “Tales of Change”.

WITHOUT A PLAN TO JAPAN

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In everyday life it is often difficult to experience new impulses, to take time for oneself, to reflect. Routine, monotony, heteronomy and the digital age etc. limit the possibilities to develop personality. The Pasta Gorillas break out of everyday life: Their travel adventure takes them to the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan…

BICYCLE TOURING PRO – DARREN ALFF

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Darren Alff has cycled across America six times and ridden through more than 70 countries. As an expert in bicycle travel, he writes books on the perfect bike travel preparation, reports on his blog Bicycle Touring Pro and his own YouTube Channel about his adventures with his bike, the Co-Motion Siskiyou and the P1.18.

MTB TRAILCOACH IN SCOTLAND 

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Scotish guy Ramsay Mac Farlane has many years of MTB experience riding and exploring the wonderful trails of Scotland, as well as riding across the UK and Europe. He has raced at international level in the Enduro World Series. Since 2016 he offers mountain bike coaching and guided rides for riders of all abilities in Scotland.

CYCLING FROM ZURICH TO CAPE TOWN

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A bicycle trip through Africa. Starting in his home town Zurich, Swiss student Lukas Steiner went out to experience the world. On his trip he experienced different cultures and people. After 326 days, 18.500 kilometers and 1.141 hours in the saddle, he reached Cape Town. We accompanied Lukas on his adventure.

SADDLESTORIES

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What began with small bicycle trips continued in dreams of great advantures. These dreams gave Angie and Reini the courage to break through the daily routine and to let the adventure idea become reality. Since July 2018 the two have been on the road – from Austria to New Zealand. On their blog saddlestories they tell their stories about the saddle, the world´s desire and the daily adventure.

 ENDURO WORLD SERIES

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The Zerode Taniwha is a pure-bred Enduro-Bike and built for the hardest use. Sam Shaw from New Zealand mixes up the EWS with his gearbox underdog Zerode Taniwha and is looking out for competitions with the drivetrain reps. “The gearbox simply does work, that is awesome and gives me a good feeling”, so Sam Shaw.

CINECYCLO TOUR ECUADOR

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The young French Vincent Hanrion has packed a mobile cinema and lots of films into his Douze Cycles cargo bike. With his team he cycles through Ecuador for 6 months and 3,000 km, stopping at 50 stations to bring a piece of cinema culture to the village!

 

WORKING AS MTB GUIDE IN KIRGISTAN

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Fascinated by the breathtaking landscapes and the hospitality of the people, the sociologist Stefan Ebert turned his hobby into his profession, founded Epic Trails and since then has been working as a tour operator and guide in Central Asia. In the interview, he tells us what fascination he is about Central Asia and on which material he relies on the road.

 

FRANK SCHNEIDER FATBIKE

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Interview with Frank Schneider, Ex Downhill Champion and German Fat-Bike Pionier talking about his experience with the Nicolai Argon Fat Pinion P1.9XR.

ALONE THROUGH THE POLAR NIGHT

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150 kilometres in temperatures down to -30 °C through the long night on the Arctic Circle. In this unique challenge on the Arctic Circle, Oskar is putting his trust in a fatbike with P1.18 transmission. You can read about how Oskar prepared for the ordeal.

GUIDO KUNZES WORLD RECORD

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No one has been higher: extreme sportsman Guido Kunze has set a new world altitude record with his Pinion bike. He rode his fatbike with the Pinion P1.18 transmission from the Chilean Pacific coast to the northwest crest of the Nevado Ojos del Salado, the highest volcano in the world.