Zerode Taniwha- Pinion P1-12 Full Bike
A gearbox driven, full carbon enduro bike with 160mm of travel and modern geometry. Now with 20% off! Read More ...
Zerode are well known for their innovative design and their use of gearboxes on DH mountain bikes, however, they have created something really special with the Taniwha; A gearbox driven, full carbon enduro bike with 160mm of travel and modern geometry.
The Taniwha (Māori pronunciation: [tanifa]) makes use of the revolutionary pinion gearbox bolted neatly to the underside of the full carbon frame, getting rid of those derailleur gears that can sometimes be such a pain to use and maintain. The Pinion gearbox is way beyond anything seen before within mountain bike drivetrains offering immediate, faultless gear changes even whilst freewheeling. Never get caught out by unexpected obstacles again.
The lack of derailleur and cassette on the Taniwha significantly reduces suspension resistance and unsprung weight, meaning Zerode have been able to improve suspension performance considerably over derailleur equipped bikes.
With a lack of rear cassette, the hub flanges can be made wider enabling a zero dish symmetrical rear wheel for extra stiffness and strength.
Due to the gear indexing being carried out at the gearbox itself, there is no need for constant gear tweaking and adjusting. Servicing and maintenance are also minimal with the fixed chain line offering longer chain and sprocket life. Pinion gearbox oil changes are recommended annually or every 10,000KM.
The Taniwha gets modern geometry including a 65-degree head angle, 74.5-degree seat tube angle, and a roomy cockpit (420mm reach - size Medium, 445mm reach – size Large) meeting all the demands of the modern rider, and making this bike a serious All-Mountain/Enduro slayer.
Featuring Rockshox Pike forks, Fox Factory Shock, Burgtec Cockpit, Hope hubs and headset, and a KS dropper seatpost, we've hand-picked this high spec build kit top get the most of this great bike, it's ready to shred straight out of the box!
Full carbon enduro frame with 160mm travel
Centralised weight creates a more nimble ride, less unsprung weight increases suspension performance
Hugely reduced drivechain maintenance - get that new drivetrain feel every day!
Significantly reduced unsprung weight increases suspension performance
Low and Centralised weight improves handling
Gearbox only requires a simple annual oil change
Pedalling performance optimised around a fixed chainline, increasing drive chain life
Dishless rear wheel for stiffness and strength
5-year gearbox warranty
3-year frame warranty
Fork: Rock Shox Pike SA RCT3 160mm
Shock: Fox Factory Float X
Drivetrain: Pinion P1.12 Gearbox
Shifter: Pinion Rotary Shifter
Brakes: SRAM Guide RSC w/ 180 rotors
Crankset: Pinion Forged
Rear Cog: Zerode Custom (30 Tooth)
Handlebar: Burgtec Carbon Enduro 800mm (35mm clamp)
Stem: Burgtec Enduro 50mm (35mm clamp)
Grips: ODI Longneck, glued and wired on
Seatpost: KS LEV Integra 150mm (31.6mm) w/ Southpaw
Saddle: WTB Volt Race
Wheels: Hope Pro 4 / WTB Frequency Team i25
Tyres: Maxxis Minion DHF 2.35 EXO TR - 3C Front / 2C Rear
Tubes / Sealant: WTB Valves/Sealant
"The extra grip it offers to the back end is insane - rough stuff and braking has almost no effect on braking and traction"
- Factory Jackson
"The Zerode Taniwha offers everything I look for in a bike - perfect looks, brilliant suspension action and the unique attributes that you can only get using a system like the Pinion gear box. Nothing feels quite the same when you go back to a regular rear mech and transmission"
- Factory Jackson
"The gear free rear end is outrageously sensitive. We've never had a Fox Float X shock feel better and it delivers the kind of seamless ground tracking and hyper rich HD feel you normally only get from a pro-tuned coil shock"
- What Mountain Bike
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Kiwi born and designed Gearbox mountain bikes made from modern materials with up to date geometry. The Taniwha (Māori pronunciation: [tanifa]) is Zerode’s brand new 160mm Carbon Fibre All Mountain/Enduro machine running a Pinion gearbox for zero maintenance issues. Zerode are exclusively distributed in the UK by us at Stif.