Cignal Melbourne Express 1998 Technical specs and features

Brand Cignal
Model Melbourne Express
First production 1998
Bike category Tandem
Bike sub-category Tandem Mountain
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Parts And Accessories Cignal Melbourne Express Parts   
Available Sizes - Captain 20/stoker 19 step through (inches)

Wheels And Breaking System

Bike front tire26 X 2.10 (inches) Duro
Bike rear tireNot Available
Bike wheel size26 (inches) Wheels
Brakeset type Tektro Levers
Aluminum Cantilever Brakes
Hubs for disc brakes Rear: Heavy Duty Nutted
Front: Heavy Duty Q and R
Rims manufacturer 48-hole
Spoke nipples typeBrass Nipples
Spoke wheel 2.0 (millimeters) Straight Gauge

Frame and Body Specifications

Frame materialsHi-tensile Steel
Frame typeTIG-welded
Handlebar constructionSteel Hi-rise
Handlebar extenderNot Available
Handlebar stem detailsSteel
Headset size1 1/8 (inches) YST CS530B

Gearing Specs

Bicycle chain1/2 X 3/32 (inches)
Bottom bracket shell width68 (millimeters) English
Bottom bracket typeYST BB 612
Crankset parts and sizes 28/38/48 Teeth
Tracer TD-301
Gear shift leversGrip Shift MRX-170
Rear gear set 14 - 28 Teeth

Cignal Melbourne Express Fork System Data

Derailleur (Front) Bottom-pull and clamp-on 28.6 (millimeters)
Shimano Tourney TY-30
Derailleur (Rear)Shimano Tourney TY-30
Fork material Unicrown Crown
Hi-tensile Steel
Fork typeCignal

Other Specs of Cignal Melbourne Express

Component group setsTandem Mix
Available colors - Gloss black
- race blue
Weight Unspecified
Pedals detailsWellgo LU-943
Rear shock absorberNot Available
Saddle seatVelo Gelfoam With Comfort Springs
Seat post extension 25.4 (millimeters) Diameter

Cignal Melbourne Express bike review

Cignal produced the Melbourne Express bike in 1998 and can be classified as a Tandem bicycle, this exact model costs in american market arround $599.95.
Cignal Tandem Melbourne Express can be found in a few colors, among these colors Gloss black and race blue .
This bike is equiped with 26 x 2.10" Duro tires and Steel spoke wheel while the rims are manufactured by Aluminum, 48-hole. Cignal equiped this exact model with Aluminum cantilever brakes, Tektro levers braking system and Front: Heavy Duty Q/R, Rear: Heavy Duty nutted hubs.
To guarantee the comfiest ride Cignal used Hi-tensile steel material for the frame. Steel hi-rise high strength material is used on the handlebar of this Melbourne Express to ensure the perfect handling while the stems are made of Steel.
For the smoothest biking experience Tracer TD-301, 28/38/48 teeth is used on this bicycle linked to 1/2 x 3/32" chain that is easily replaceable as stated by Cignal, the whole system is connected to a high reliability Grip Shift MRX-170 gear shift levers.