Rans Stratus 1996 Technical specs and features

Brand Rans
Model Stratus
First production 1996
Bike category Recumbent
Bike sub-category Recumbent
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Parts And Accessories Rans Stratus Parts   
Available Sizes - 37 (inches) / 93.98 (cm)
- 37 (inches)
- 40 (inches) / 101.6 (cm)
- 40 (inches)

Wheels And Breaking System

Bike front tire Rear: 700 X 26c Specialized Transition
Front: 20 X 1 1/8 (inches) IRC Roadlite EX
Bike rear tireNot Available
Bike wheel size Rear: 700c Wheels
Front: 20 (inches)
Brakeset type Tektro RBP-366A Levers
Shimano Deore LX M-System Brakes
Hubs for disc brakesNot Available
Rims manufacturer 36-hole
Araya Alloy
Spoke nipples typeBrass Nipples
Spoke wheel 2.0 (millimeters) Straight Gauge
Union Stainless Steel

Frame and Body Specifications

Frame materials4130 chromoly c
Frame typeTIG-welded Steel
Handlebar constructionRans C-Bar Or B-Bar
Handlebar extenderNot Available
Handlebar stem detailsSR Alloy
Headset size1 (inches) YST Steel

Gearing Specs

Bicycle chain 1/2 X 3/32 (inches)
Bottom bracket shell width68 (millimeters) English
Bottom bracket type 122 (millimeters) Spindle
Shimano BB-UN51
Crankset parts and sizes 24/36/46 Teeth
Suntour XC-Comp
Gear shift leversGrip Shift SRT-600
Rear gear set 11 - 28 Teeth

Rans Stratus Fork System Data

Derailleur (Front) Bottom-pull and clamp-on 28.6 (millimeters)
Shimano Deore LX
Derailleur (Rear)Shimano Deore LX SGS
Fork material Unicrown Crown
4130 Chromoly
Fork typeRans

Other Specs of Rans Stratus

Component group setsShimano Deore LX
Available colors - Gray
- green
Weight 29.0
Pedals detailsSR and Suntour Low-Fat Sport
Rear shock absorberNot Available
Saddle seatRecumbant Mesh Seat
Seat post extensionNot Available

Rans Stratus bike review

Rans produced the Stratus bike in 1996 and can be classified as a Recumbent bicycle, this exact model costs in american market arround $1,595.00.
Stratus bike is available in many sizes such as 37 (inches) and 40 (inches).
Rans Recumbent Stratus can be found in a few colors, among these colors Gray and green .
This bike is equiped with Front: 20 x 1 1/8" IRC Roadlite EX tires and Union stainless steel spoke wheel while the rims are manufactured by Araya alloy, 36-hole. Rans equiped this exact model with Shimano Deore LX M-System brakes, Tektro RBP-366A levers braking system .
To guarantee the comfiest ride Rans used 4130 chromoly material for the frame. Rans C-Bar or B-Bar high strength material is used on the handlebar of this Stratus to ensure the perfect handling while the stems are made of SR alloy.
For the smoothest biking experience Suntour XC-Comp, 24/36/46 teeth is used on this bicycle linked to KMC SS-90 chain that is easily replaceable as stated by Rans, the whole system is connected to a high reliability Grip Shift SRT-600 gear shift levers.