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Your Pinion – Your Story

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. The most beautiful stories will be awarded and presented professionally on our "Pinion Stories" website. This is your grand entrance with Pinion.

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PINION STORIES

PASTA GORILLAS: WITHOUT A PLAN TO JAPAN

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In order to escape the daily grind, three young men are leaving to discover the the world by bike. Equipped with bicycles from Velotraum and the Pinion central gearbox, they embark on a journey to Japan for the 2020 Olympic Games. Wonderful landscapes and different cultures await them on the 28,000 km trip to Tokyo.

FROM TIERRA DEL FUEGO TO ALASKA

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Cycling North – from Tierra del Fuego to Alaska, a tour of roundabout 28,000 kilometers by bike. For this, Kamran Ali has left his bourgeois life behind, abandoned job, security and regular income. We accompany Kamran on the “tour of his life”.

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.

ULTIMATE ENDURO RACING

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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.

CYCLING FROM ZURICH TO CAPE TOWN

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A bicycle trip through Africa. A young swiss student went out to experience the world. Different cultures and people will expect him. We accompanied Lukas on his adventure.

 

MTB GUIDE IN CENTRAL ASIA

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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.