Cignal Melbourne Express 1997 Technical specs and features

Brand Cignal
Model Melbourne Express
First production 1997
Bike category Tandem
Bike sub-category Tandem Mountain
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Parts And Accessories Cignal Melbourne Express Parts   
Available Sizes - Captain 20.5/stoker 18.5 (inches)

Wheels And Breaking System

Bike front tire26 X 2.00 (inches) Duro HF-855
Bike rear tireNot Available
Bike wheel size26 (inches) Wheels
Brakeset type Tektro RBP-367A Levers
Tektro 863A Brakes
Hubs for disc brakesFormula FM 31
Rims manufacturer 48-hole
Alex 7X
Spoke nipples typeBrass Nipples
Spoke wheel 2.0 (millimeters) Straight Gauge
Shuhn Lih Stainless Steel

Frame and Body Specifications

Frame materialsHi-tensile Steel
Frame typeTIG-welded
Handlebar constructionLeadtec
Handlebar extenderOptional
Handlebar stem detailsKalloy Aluminum
Headset size1 1/8 (inches) YST 530B

Gearing Specs

Bicycle chain 1/2 X 3/32 (inches)
Bottom bracket shell width68 (millimeters) English
Bottom bracket type 118 (millimeters) Spindle
Tien Hsin Eccentric and YST BB 612
Crankset parts and sizes 28/38/48 Teeth
Tracer TD-30I and Tracer TD-71
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 typeSpinner

Other Specs of Cignal Melbourne Express

Component group setsShimano Tourney TY-30
Available colors - Blue
- green
Weight Not Available
Pedals detailsWellgo LU-943
Rear shock absorberNot Available
Saddle seatVelo VL-280
Seat post extension 25.4 (millimeters) Diameter
Kalloy SP-200

Cignal Melbourne Express bike review

Cignal produced the Melbourne Express bike in 1997 and can be classified as a Tandem bicycle, this exact model costs in american market arround $569.95.
Cignal Tandem Melbourne Express can be found in a few colors, among these colors Blue and green .
This bike is equiped with 26 x 2.00" Duro HF-855 tires and Shuhn Lih stainless steel spoke wheel while the rims are manufactured by Alex 7X, 48-hole. Cignal equiped this exact model with Tektro 863A brakes, Tektro RBP-367A levers braking system and Formula FM 31 hubs.
To guarantee the comfiest ride Cignal used Hi-tensile steel material for the frame. Leadtec high strength material is used on the handlebar of this Melbourne Express to ensure the perfect handling while the stems are made of Kalloy aluminum.
For the smoothest biking experience Tracer TD-30I/Tracer TD-71, 28/38/48 teeth is used on this bicycle linked to KMC UG-50 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.