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Pilot Cycles: Belt Driven Dutch Style

  November 20, 2013

Pilot Cycles Pinion trekking bike

Pilot Cycles is a Dutch company that builds innovative titanium bikes. Pilot recently produced this custom trekking and commuting bike featuring the Pinion gearbox. The combination of Gates Carbon Drive and the 18-speed Pinion creates a sturdy, clean and low-maintenance bicycle that can endure the worst weather.

Pilot Cycles Pinion and front sprocket

Pilot has also built many ti bikes combining the Gates belt drive with the Rohloff internally geared hub, another extremely strong shifting system that is used by adventure cyclists. See the belt drive 29er below with a lefty fork and Rohloff hub.

Pilot Cycles Rohloff

Pilot Cycles Rohloff 29er

Learn more at www.pilotcycles.com