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by BarryP
19 Feb 2018, 11:07am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Gates belt drive
Replies: 17
Views: 1600

Gates belt drive

Has anyone ever had one of these fail ?
by BarryP
16 Jan 2018, 10:45am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bottom Bracket Gears?
Replies: 33
Views: 6702

Re: Bottom Bracket Gears?

You're right about reliability figures but Pinion offer a 5 year guarantee so they've got to be pretty confident that the components will last far longer than that. My mate's got a Rohloff on his Fat Bike and it's been far from trouble free, mainly through water ingress. We'll see in 5 years time !
by BarryP
10 Jan 2018, 11:57am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bottom Bracket Gears?
Replies: 33
Views: 6702

Re: Bottom Bracket Gears?

Did anyone set up a forum for Pinion users ? I've just taken delivery of a Gilbertson Inferno 29er MTB with a C12 gearbox and Gates belt drive. Initial impression is that these are a game changer in the same way that 29er, tubeless tyres and disc brakes have been. Shifting is very smooth, especially...
by BarryP
14 Jan 2010, 2:37pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Total Beginner (Newcastle Upon Tyne) Needs Help!!
Replies: 20
Views: 1664

Re: Total Beginner (Newcastle Upon Tyne) Needs Help!!

You sound like you probably need some instruction on riding in traffic. I'm a qualified Bikeability instructor & can help you with that. Post a reply if this is of interest.