Softride Powerwing (01) 1997 Technical specs and features

Brand Softride
Model Powerwing (01)
First production 1997
Bike category Mountain Bike
Bike sub-category Mountain With Dual Suspension
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Parts And Accessories Softride Powerwing (01) Parts   
Available Sizes - 16 (inches) / 40.64 (cm)
- 16 (inches)
- 18 (inches) / 45.72 (cm)
- 18 (inches)
- 20 (inches) / 50.8 (cm)
- 20 (inches)

Wheels And Breaking System

Bike front tire26 X 2.10 (inches) IRC Mythos XC Kevlar
Bike rear tireNot Available
Bike wheel size26 (inches) Wheels
Brakeset type Shimano Deore XT Levers
Shimano Deore XT V-Brake Brakes
Hubs for disc brakesShimano Deore XT
Rims manufacturer 32-hole
Mavic 221
Spoke nipples typeBrass Nipples
Spoke wheel 1.8 (millimeters) Straight Gauge
Chung Nan Stainless Steel

Frame and Body Specifications

Frame materials6061 T6 Aluminum
Frame typeWelded
Handlebar constructionKore Lite
Handlebar extenderOptional
Handlebar stem detailsSoftride With OffSpring Damper
Headset size1 1/8 (inches) Threadless Tange-Seiki DX

Gearing Specs

Bicycle chain 1/2 X 3/32 (inches)
Bottom bracket shell width73 (millimeters) English
Bottom bracket type 113 (millimeters) Spindle
Shimano BB-UN52
Crankset parts and sizes 22/32/42 Teeth
Shimano Deore XT
Gear shift leversGrip Shift SRT-800 X-Ray
Rear gear set 11 - 30 Teeth

Softride Powerwing (01) Fork System Data

Derailleur (Front) Bottom-pull and clamp-on 31.8 (millimeters)
Shimano Deore XT Top-swing
Derailleur (Rear)Shimano Deore XT SGS
Fork material Flat Crown
Fork typeSoftride Haboob

Other Specs of Softride Powerwing (01)

Component group setsShimano Deore XT
Available colors - Red
Weight Unspecified
Pedals detailsWellgo WPD-800 Clipless
Rear shock absorber 5.0 (inches) Travel
Fox Vanilla
Saddle seat Chromoly Rails
Vuelta Vison
Seat post extension 27.2 (millimeters) Diameter
Softride Suspension Beam

Softride Powerwing (01) bike review

Softride produced the Powerwing (01) bike in 1997 and can be classified as a Mountain bike bicycle, this exact model costs in american market arround $2,699.95.
Powerwing (01) bike is available in many sizes such as 16 (inches), 18 (inches) and 20 (inches).
Softride Mountain bike Powerwing (01) can be found in one single color which is Red.
This bike is equiped with 26 x 2.10" IRC Mythos XC kevlar tires and Chung Nan stainless steel spoke wheel while the rims are manufactured by Mavic 221, 32-hole. Softride equiped this exact model with Shimano Deore XT V-Brake brakes, Shimano Deore XT levers braking system and Shimano Deore XT hubs.
To guarantee the comfiest ride Softride used 6061 T6 aluminum material for the frame. Kore Lite high strength material is used on the handlebar of this Powerwing (01) to ensure the perfect handling while the stems are made of Softride with OffSpring damper.
For the smoothest biking experience Shimano Deore XT, 22/32/42 teeth is used on this bicycle linked to KMC SS-91S chain that is easily replaceable as stated by Softride, the whole system is connected to a high reliability Grip Shift SRT-800 X-Ray gear shift levers.