Counterpoint Opus IV SE 1996 Technical specs and features

Brand Counterpoint
Model Opus IV SE
First production 1996
Bike category Tandem
Bike sub-category Tandem Recumbent
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Parts And Accessories Counterpoint Opus IV SE Parts   
Available Sizes - Captain 18/stoker adjustable recumbent (inches)
- captain 20/stoker adjustable recumbent (inches)
- captain 22/stoker adjustable recumbent (inches)

Wheels And Breaking System

Bike front tire Rear: 26 X 1.25 (inches) Specialized Fat Boy
Front: 20 X 1.75 (inches) Tioga ST Comp
Bike rear tireNot Available
Bike wheel size Rear: 26 (inches) Wheels
Front: 20 (inches)
Brakeset type Ritchey Logic Levers
Ritchey Logic Brakes
Hubs for disc brakesNot Available
Rims manufacturer 36-hole
Rear: Mavic 117 SUP
Front: Araya 7X
Spoke nipples typeBrass Nipples
Spoke wheel 2.0 (millimeters) Straight Gauge
DT Stainless Steel

Frame and Body Specifications

Frame materials4130 chromoly c
Frame typeTIG-welded Steel
Handlebar constructionSpectre Rock Bar
Handlebar extenderControl Tech Stix II
Handlebar stem detailsSR CYS 50
Headset size1 (inches) Threadless Dia-Compe Kontak Aheadset DL-2

Gearing Specs

Bicycle chain 1/2 X 3/32 (inches)
Sachs SC40
Bottom bracket shell width68 (millimeters) English
Bottom bracket type 116 (millimeters) Spindle
Shimano BB-UN51
Crankset parts and sizes 28/42/52 Teeth
Sugino Fuse Tandem
Gear shift leversShimano Deore DX Thumbshifters
Rear gear set 12 - 32 Teeth

Counterpoint Opus IV SE Fork System Data

Derailleur (Front) Bottom-pull and clamp-on 28.6 (millimeters)
Sachs New Success
Derailleur (Rear)Shimano Deore XT SGS
Fork material Unicrown Crown
4130 Chromoly
Fork typeCounterpoint

Other Specs of Counterpoint Opus IV SE

Component group setsShimano Deore XT
Available colors - All colors available
Weight 45.0
Pedals detailsOptional
Rear shock absorberNot Available
Saddle seatAvocet C20/Counterpoint Mesh
Seat post extension 26.8 (millimeters) Diameter
Speciallized DD

Counterpoint Opus IV SE bike review

Counterpoint produced the Opus IV SE bike in 1996 and can be classified as a Tandem bicycle, this exact model costs in american market arround $3,999.99.
Opus IV SE bike is available in many sizes such as Captain 18/stoker adjustable recumbent (inches), captain 20/stoker adjustable recumbent (inches) and captain 22/stoker adjustable recumbent (inches).
Counterpoint Tandem Opus IV SE can be found in a few colors, among these colors All colors available .
This bike is equiped with Front: 20 x 1.75" Tioga ST Comp tires and DT stainless steel spoke wheel while the rims are manufactured by Front: Araya 7X, Rear: Mavic 117 SUP, 36-hole. Counterpoint equiped this exact model with Ritchey Logic brakes, Ritchey Logic levers braking system .
To guarantee the comfiest ride Counterpoint used 4130 chromoly material for the frame. Spectre Rock Bar high strength material is used on the handlebar of this Opus IV SE to ensure the perfect handling while the stems are made of SR CYS 50.
For the smoothest biking experience Sugino Fuse Tandem, 28/42/52 teeth is used on this bicycle linked to Sachs SC40 chain that is easily replaceable as stated by Counterpoint, the whole system is connected to a high reliability Shimano Deore DX thumbshifters gear shift levers.