Dean Sputnik CTi Elite 1998 Technical specs and features

Brand Dean
Model Sputnik CTi Elite
First production 1998
Bike category Mountain Bike
Bike sub-category Mountain With Front Suspension
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Parts And Accessories Dean Sputnik CTi Elite Parts   
Available Sizes - Large
- medium
- small

Wheels And Breaking System

Bike front tire26 X 2.10 (inches) WTB VelociRaptor
Bike rear tireNot Available
Bike wheel size26 (inches) Wheels
Brakeset type Rhino Racing V Levers
Rhino Racing V Brakes
Hubs for disc brakes Rear: Shimano Deore LX
Front: Shimano Deore LX Suspension
Rims manufacturer 32-hole
Mavic 238
Spoke nipples typeAlloy Nipples
Spoke wheel 2.0 (millimeters) Double-butted
Wheelsmith XL Stainless Steel

Frame and Body Specifications

Frame materials3Al and 2.5V Titanium and carbon Fiber Composite
Frame typeMonocoque
Handlebar constructionDean Aluminum
Handlebar extenderRhino Aluminum
Handlebar stem detailsDean Aluminum
Headset size1 1/8 (inches) Threadless Aheadset Kontak SA-2

Gearing Specs

Bicycle chain 1/2 X 3/32 (inches)
Taya Pro Extreme
Bottom bracket shell width68 (millimeters) English
Bottom bracket type 107 (millimeters) Spindle
Shimano BB-UN52
Crankset parts and sizes 22/32/44 Teeth
Rhino Racing
Gear shift leversGrip Shift SRT-800 X-Ray
Rear gear set 11 - 30 Teeth

Dean Sputnik CTi Elite Fork System Data

Derailleur (Front) Top-pull and clamp-on 31.8 (millimeters)
Shimano Deore LX Top-swing
Derailleur (Rear)Shimano Deore LX SGS
Fork material Triple-clamp Crown
Aluminum and magnesium
Fork typeAnswer Manitou SX

Other Specs of Dean Sputnik CTi Elite

Component group setsMountain Mix
Available colors - Satin and natural carbon
Weight Not Available
Pedals detailsOptional
Rear shock absorberNot Available
Saddle seat Titanium Rails
SDG Ventura Comp
Seat post extension 27.2 (millimeters) Diameter
Dean Aluminum

Dean Sputnik CTi Elite bike review

Dean produced the Sputnik CTi Elite bike in 1998 and can be classified as a Mountain bike bicycle, this exact model costs in american market arround $3,485.00.
Sputnik CTi Elite bike is available in many sizes such as Large , medium and small .
Dean Mountain bike Sputnik CTi Elite can be found in a few colors, among these colors Satin and natural carbon .
This bike is equiped with 26 x 2.10" WTB VelociRaptor tires and Wheelsmith XL stainless steel spoke wheel while the rims are manufactured by Mavic 238, 32-hole. Dean equiped this exact model with Rhino Racing V brakes, Rhino Racing V levers braking system and Front: Shimano Deore LX suspension, Rear: Shimano Deore LX hubs.
To guarantee the comfiest ride Dean used 3Al/2.5V titanium/carbon fiber composite material for the frame. Dean aluminum high strength material is used on the handlebar of this Sputnik CTi Elite to ensure the perfect handling while the stems are made of Dean aluminum.
For the smoothest biking experience Rhino Racing, 22/32/44 teeth is used on this bicycle linked to Taya Pro Extreme chain that is easily replaceable as stated by Dean, the whole system is connected to a high reliability Grip Shift SRT-800 X-Ray gear shift levers.