The Taniwha carbon frame is custom built around the incredible Pinion C.Line gearbox that enables us to create a quiet, efficient, low maintenance trail destroying weapon. By removing a considerable amount of unsprung weight from the rear of the bike the suspension is free to work like on no other bike you've ever ridden - allowing for a much more compliant and confidence inspiring ride. The Taniwha is a no compromise modern mountain bike - ride one and realize what you've been missing out on.
PINION GEARBOX - C.LINE SERIES
THE FUTURE IS HERE
The Taniwha carbon frame is built around the Pinion C.Line gearbox. Seamless shifts, up or down, even if your bike is caked in mud. Your chain will last for years not months because they aren’t tortured into climbing up and down clusters and the gearbox itself is a sealed self contained unit that requires little maintenance.
Engineering expertise, skill, ability and passion – Pinion delivers the transmission for the bicycle of the future. Our motivation: the achievement of technical perfection.
PINION'S OBJECTIVE: THE PERFECT BICYCLE.
Designed and manufactured by hand in Germany, Pinion transmissions keep working reliably and are virtually maintenance-free. The compact design provides an integrated, reduced design for innovative bicycles – Pinion enables bikes to be created that are excellently balanced and technically perfect.
All Pinion transmissions guarantee unique function in every situation under all conditions.
WHY CHOOSE A TANIWHA?
The revolutionary use and placement of a gearbox at the heart of the Taniwha frame allows us to revisit the key concepts of suspension design, such as optimised wheel path, sprung to un-sprung ratios and mass centralisation. Concepts long ago discarded by the bike industry because of the limitations of the drive train we all know and hate.
Whether you are privateer pushing hard to compete at the World Series or a weekend warrior after the best suspension available the Zerode Taniwha is for you.
TANIWHA 27.5” CARBON ENDURO FRAME, PINION C1.12 GEARBOX, F/R: 30T, TRAVEL 160MM, REAR AXLE: 12X142MM
FOX FLOAT X2
REAR SHOCK SIZE
FRONT: 22X8MM / REAR: 22X8MM
PINION 170MM FORGED CRANKS / CHAIN TENSIONER
BRAKE MOUNT STANDARD
HEADSET TYPE / SIZE
ZS44/28.6 | ZS56/40, TAPERED
LIMITED 3-YEAR WARRANTY ON FRAME
SIZE M L XL SEAT TUBE LENGTH(MM) 420.0 460.0 500.0 SEAT TUBE ANGLE(º) 74.5 74.5 74.5 HEAD TUBE LENGTH(MM) 110.0 120.0 130.0 HEAD TUBE ANGLE(º) 65.0 65.0 65.0 CHAINSTAY LENGTH(MM) 431.0 431.0 431.0 WHEELBASE(MM) 1170.0 1202.0 1236.0 STACK(MM) 588.0 596.0 605.0 REACH(MM) 420.0 445.0 475.0 TOP TUBE LENGTH(MM) 575.0 604.0 637.0 BB DROP(MM) 1.0 1.0 1.0 BB HEIGHT(MM) 352.0 352.0 352.0