Longbikes 500 RS 2002 Technical specs and features

Brand Longbikes
Model 500 RS
First production 2002
Bike category Tandem
Bike sub-category Tandem Road
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Parts And Accessories Longbikes 500 RS Parts   
Available Sizes - Custom

Wheels And Breaking System

Bike front tire700 X 28c
Bike rear tireNot Available
Bike wheel size700c Wheels
Brakeset type Shimano Ultegra STI Dual Control Levers
Shimano Ultegra Dual Pivot Brakes
Hubs for disc brakesPhil Wood
Rims manufacturer 40-hole
Velocity Diad
Spoke nipples typeBrass Nipples
Spoke wheel 14/16/14ga Double-butted
Wheelsmith Stainless Steel

Frame and Body Specifications

Frame materials Double-butted
7005 Aluminum
Frame typeTIG-welded
Handlebar construction3T Forma
Handlebar extenderNot Available
Handlebar stem detailsLongbikes
Headset size1 1/4 (inches) Chris King NoThreadSet

Gearing Specs

Bicycle chain 1/2 X 3/32 (inches)
Shimano CN-HG92
Bottom bracket shell width68 (millimeters) English
Bottom bracket type 118.5 (millimeters) Spindle
Shimano BB-6500
Crankset parts and sizes 30/42/52 Teeth
Shimano Ultegra Triple
Gear shift leversShimano Ultegra STI Dual Control
Rear gear set 11 - 32 Teeth

Longbikes 500 RS Fork System Data

Derailleur (Front) Bottom-pull and clamp-on 35.0 (millimeters)
Shimano Ultegra Triple
Derailleur (Rear)Shimano XTR SGS
Fork material Oversize
Unicrown Crown
Fork typeLongbikes

Other Specs of Longbikes 500 RS

Component group setsTandem Mix
Available colors - All colors available
Weight Not Available
Pedals detailsOptional
Rear shock absorberNot Available
Saddle seatSelle Italia Octavia Gel
Seat post extension 29.8 (millimeters) Diameter
Kalloy Uno

Longbikes 500 RS bike review

Longbikes produced the 500 RS bike in 2002 and can be classified as a Tandem bicycle, this exact model costs in american market arround $4,895.00.
Longbikes Tandem 500 RS can be found in a few colors, among these colors All colors available .
This bike is equiped with 700 x 28c tires and Wheelsmith stainless steel spoke wheel while the rims are manufactured by Velocity Diad, 40-hole. Longbikes equiped this exact model with Shimano Ultegra Dual Pivot brakes, Shimano Ultegra STI Dual Control levers braking system and Phil Wood hubs.
To guarantee the comfiest ride Longbikes used 7005 aluminum, double-butted material for the frame. 3T Forma high strength material is used on the handlebar of this 500 RS to ensure the perfect handling while the stems are made of Longbikes.
For the smoothest biking experience Shimano Ultegra Triple, 30/42/52 teeth is used on this bicycle linked to Shimano CN-HG92 chain that is easily replaceable as stated by Longbikes, the whole system is connected to a high reliability Shimano Ultegra STI Dual Control gear shift levers.