Rivendell Mountain Expedition 1998 Technical specs and features

Brand Rivendell
Model Mountain Expedition
First production 1998
Bike category Mountain Bike
Bike sub-category Mountain Without Suspension
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Parts And Accessories Rivendell Mountain Expedition Parts   
Available Sizes - 16 (inches) / 40.64 (cm)
- 16 (inches)
- 17 (inches) / 43.18 (cm)
- 17 (inches)
- 18 (inches) / 45.72 (cm)
- 18 (inches)
- 19 (inches) / 48.26 (cm)
- 19 (inches)
- 20 (inches) / 50.8 (cm)
- 20 (inches)
- 21 (inches) / 53.34 (cm)
- 21 (inches)
- 22 (inches) / 55.88 (cm)
- 22 (inches)
- 23 (inches) / 58.42 (cm)
- 23 (inches)
- 24 (inches) / 60.96 (cm)
- 24 (inches)

Wheels And Breaking System

Bike front tire26 X 1.90 (inches) Ritchey Crossbite
Bike rear tireNot Available
Bike wheel size26 (inches) Wheels
Brakeset type Suntour Cyclone Levers
Aluminum Cantilever Brakes
Hubs for disc brakesPhil Wood
Rims manufacturer 36-hole
Mavic MA-2
Spoke nipples typeBrass Nipples
Spoke wheel 2.0 (millimeters) Double-butted
Stainless Steel

Frame and Body Specifications

Frame materialsReynolds 753 For Rivendell
Frame typeLugged and silver-brazed
Handlebar constructionNitto #185
Handlebar extenderNot Available
Handlebar stem detailsNitto Technomic Deluxe
Headset size1 (inches) Tange-Seiki

Gearing Specs

Bicycle chain 1/2 X 3/32 (inches)
Sachs SC-M55
Bottom bracket shell width68 (millimeters) English
Bottom bracket typePhil Wood
Crankset parts and sizes 26/36/46 Teeth
Ritchey Logic
Gear shift leversSuntour Bar-end
Rear gear set 13 - 28 Teeth

Rivendell Mountain Expedition Fork System Data

Derailleur (Front) Bottom-pull and clamp-on 28.6 (millimeters)
Suntour A5000
Derailleur (Rear)Suntour XC Pro
Fork material Flat Crown
Fork typeRivendell

Other Specs of Rivendell Mountain Expedition

Component group setsSuntour and Phil Wood
Available colors - Call for colors
Weight Not Available
Pedals detailsMKS RX-1 With ALE Clips & Straps
Rear shock absorberNot Available
Saddle seatBrooks B-17
Seat post extension 27.2 (millimeters) Diameter
Nitto One-bolt

Rivendell Mountain Expedition bike review

Rivendell produced the Mountain Expedition bike in 1998 and can be classified as a Mountain bike bicycle, this exact model costs in american market arround $2,495.00.
Mountain Expedition bike is available in many sizes such as 16 (inches), 17 (inches), 18 (inches), 19 (inches), 20 (inches), 21 (inches), 22 (inches), 23 (inches) and 24 (inches).
Rivendell Mountain bike Mountain Expedition can be found in a few colors, among these colors Call for colors .
This bike is equiped with 26 x 1.90" Ritchey Crossbite tires and Stainless steel spoke wheel while the rims are manufactured by Mavic MA-2, 36-hole. Rivendell equiped this exact model with Aluminum cantilever brakes, Suntour Cyclone levers braking system and Phil Wood hubs.
To guarantee the comfiest ride Rivendell used Reynolds 753 for Rivendell material for the frame. Nitto #185 high strength material is used on the handlebar of this Mountain Expedition to ensure the perfect handling while the stems are made of Nitto Technomic Deluxe.
For the smoothest biking experience Ritchey Logic, 26/36/46 teeth is used on this bicycle linked to Sachs SC-M55 chain that is easily replaceable as stated by Rivendell, the whole system is connected to a high reliability Suntour bar-end gear shift levers.