Alpine Designs XC-2 1998 Technical specs and features

Brand Alpine Designs
Model XC-2
First production 1998
Bike category Mountain Bike
Bike sub-category Mountain With Front Suspension
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Parts And Accessories Alpine Designs XC-2 Parts   
Available Sizes - 14.5 (inches) / 36.83 (cm)
- 14.5 (inches)
- 16.5 (inches) / 41.91 (cm)
- 16.5 (inches)
- 18.5 (inches) / 46.99 (cm)
- 18.5 (inches)
- 19.5 (inches) / 49.53 (cm)
- 19.5 (inches)
- 21 (inches) / 53.34 (cm)
- 21 (inches)

Wheels And Breaking System

Bike front tire26 X 2.10 (inches) Fly Accelerator
Bike rear tireNot Available
Bike wheel size26 (inches) Wheels
Brakeset type Shimano Deore LX Levers
Shimano Deore LX V-Brake Brakes
Hubs for disc brakes Rear: Shimano Deore LX
Front: Shimano Deore LX Suspension
Rims manufacturer 32-hole
Mavic X138
Spoke nipples typeBrass Nipples
Spoke wheel 2.0 (millimeters) Straight Gauge
Marwi Stainless Steel

Frame and Body Specifications

Frame materialsReynolds 853
Frame typeTIG-welded
Handlebar constructionFly Uphill
Handlebar extenderOptional
Handlebar stem detailsFly Mountain Top
Headset size1 1/8 (inches) Threadless Aheadset Kontak SA-2

Gearing Specs

Bicycle chain 1/2 X 3/32 (inches)
Shimano CN-IG70
Bottom bracket shell width68 (millimeters) English
Bottom bracket type 113 (millimeters) Spindle
Shimano BB-UN52
Crankset parts and sizes 22/34/42 Teeth
Shimano Deore LX
Gear shift leversShimano Deore LX RapidFire SL
Rear gear set 11 - 28 Teeth

Alpine Designs XC-2 Fork System Data

Derailleur (Front) Top-pull
Shimano Deore LX Top-swing
Derailleur (Rear)Shimano Deore LX GS
Fork material Triple-clamp Crown
Aluminum and chromoly
Fork typeAnswer Manitou SX

Other Specs of Alpine Designs XC-2

Component group setsShimano Deore LX
Available colors - Pearl Metallic Black and white and Mango
Weight Not Available
Pedals detailsOptional
Rear shock absorberNot Available
Saddle seat Hollow Chromoly Rails With Kevlar Sides
Seat post extension 27.2 (millimeters) Diameter
Fly Stoutmeister

Alpine Designs XC-2 bike review

Alpine Designs produced the XC-2 bike in 1998 and can be classified as a Mountain bike bicycle, this exact model costs in american market arround $1,400.00.
XC-2 bike is available in many sizes such as 14.5 (inches), 16.5 (inches), 18.5 (inches), 19.5 (inches) and 21 (inches).
Alpine Designs Mountain bike XC-2 can be found in a few colors, among these colors Pearl Metallic Black and white and Mango .
This bike is equiped with 26 x 2.10" Fly Accelerator tires and Marwi stainless steel spoke wheel while the rims are manufactured by Mavic X138, 32-hole. Alpine Designs equiped this exact model with Shimano Deore LX V-Brake brakes, Shimano Deore LX levers braking system and Front: Shimano Deore LX suspension, Rear: Shimano Deore LX hubs.
To guarantee the comfiest ride Alpine Designs used Reynolds 853 material for the frame. Fly Uphill high strength material is used on the handlebar of this XC-2 to ensure the perfect handling while the stems are made of Fly Mountain Top.
For the smoothest biking experience Shimano Deore LX, 22/34/42 teeth is used on this bicycle linked to Shimano CN-IG70 chain that is easily replaceable as stated by Alpine Designs, the whole system is connected to a high reliability Shimano Deore LX RapidFire SL gear shift levers.