Rob, Zerode Founder, gives us a run down about some of the background of the Katipo design, some nice features and more. The Katipo is our new full 29er that available in both 140mm and 160mm travel options. For everything you need to know about the Katipo hit the link below.
Zerode founder and Taniwha designer Rob Metz puts on the GoPro and takes us for a ride down two trails he built in the Whakarewarewa Forest.
The first trail, Tuhoto Ariki, was built by Rob and friends all the way back in 2007, that’s 12 years ago! Kataore, the second trail, was built by Rob and friends in 2014. Rob is riding one of our Taniwha Muléts which has a 29er front wheel and 27.5 rear wheel, a set up he has been riding for well over 3 years now.
”For me, the Mulét is about biasing grip towards the front end in an effort to ensure oversteer rather than understeer when pushing the limits of grip, at the same time ensuring manuals are effortless and the chassis playful.” - Rob Metz https://zerodebikes.com/taniwha-mulet
Our ambassador @rupertchap putting his Taniwha Mulét through its paces. Just some good ol shredding.
Business in the front, party in the back. The new Taniwha Mulét has a 29er front wheel and 27.5 inch back wheel and we explain the benefits.
We do not limit ourselves to the confines of traditional thinking. The Taniwha Mulét is no exception. When you are on the Taniwha Mulét the advantages are immediately obvious—a bike that retains the poppy playfulness of 27.5” wheels, but offers the benefits of larger wheels up front where they count the most.
We head in the forest to debunk the myths around shifting on the Zerode Taniwha with the Pinion Gearbox. It is different to shift than a conventional drive train, but once you get accustomed to it, it can greatly improve your riding. We show you some real world scenarios and also some not so common scenarios it is beneficial.
We often get people asking if they can have a look around our head quarters so we thought we would give everyone a look into the behind the scenes of what happens at Zerode. From here we do everything from bike design to customer service to bike building and distribution. We do it all. It's a pretty small operation but we're proud of how happy every single one of our customers are and how good of a review they give our bikes. There's a few secret projects on the go, see if you can spot them in the video.
Nothing but the sounds of knobs in the dirt and rims pinging roots. Sam Shaw is absolutely pinned in New Zealand aboard his Zerode Taniwha with Pinion gearbox drivetrain.