PINION have unveiled two new gearbox shifters at 2018 Eurobike: Rotary Shifter 'DS2' and 'Shift: R' by CINQ (TOUT Terrain) for drop bars. So far they seem to have no trigger shifter in preparation yet.
Rob METZ & 0De(railleur) 'Taniwha' P1.12 at PINION booth, 2016 EuroBike, Friedrichshafen, Bodensee Northern lakeside (Lat. Lacus Raetiae Brigantinus), BW, 'Göhrmanee'.
Courtesy of Pinion.eu
Courtesy of PinkBike.com
Has anyone thought I made a joke? :brows:
Chris Porter Talks: GeoMetron 29" Prototype
Dec 22, 2015
by Paul Aston
I think the big wheeler might need a hug after reading this.
I took a first ride on the Nicolai Mojo GeoMetron earlier this year. Since then I borrowed another...
Recently, NICOLAI have matched the PINION P1.12 gearbox & GATES Carbon Drive CDX belt drive of the 'Ion GPI' with 'Helius AC PINION'. Hence, the 140mm AM/trail bike 'Helius GPI' was born. While the manufacturer's website is not updated yet, the 2016 catalogue is out now.
Pricing (€ incl. VAT)...
Rumor was reported that Rob METZ' PINION P1.12 powered ZERODErailleur trailbike project was moving forward and the first batch should be done in 2016. The high-pivot swingarm and shock linkage design (now horizontal instead of former vertical shock position) and chain transmission would have...
Not a genuine gearbox bike but one that uses a jackshaft (EB15) ...
BTW a quite insane beast of a prototype by the BAHR bros' KINETICWorks in which everything comes down to hydraulically actuated on-the-fly adjustment of geometry. Ulrich BAHR was granted a patent (1,2) on that special...
NICOLAI Ion GPI tech sheet (GeoMetron geo, sizes: S [not so short], M [long], L [longer], XL [longest]): PDF file (151 KB).
NICOLAI Ion GPI complete bike pricing (€ incl. VAT):
Tech line: 6,699.00
Pro line: 7,399.00
Alex MORGAN of Buffalo Composite Designs (BCD) was a great outside-the-box tinkerer.
Nexus was his 1994 bike w/ internally mounted SHIMANO Nexus hub - the first (sort of) gearbox DH bike raced publicly. Weight: 34 lbs.
Coffin was his 1999 bike w/ internally mounted derailleur & 7-speed...