Santana Aluminum Triplet (02) 1997 Technical specs and features

Brand Santana
Model Aluminum Triplet (02)
First production 1997
Bike category Tandem
Bike sub-category Tandem Mountain
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Parts And Accessories Santana Aluminum Triplet (02) Parts   
Available Sizes - Custom

Wheels And Breaking System

Bike front tire26 X 1.90 (inches) Ritchey Crossbite
Bike rear tireNot Available
Bike wheel size26 (inches) Wheels
Brakeset type Shimano 105SC Levers
Shimano Deore LX V-Brake Brakes
Hubs for disc brakes Rear: Santana Custom Tandem Sealed Cassette
Front: Edco
Rims manufacturer 48-hole
Sun Rims Rhyno
Spoke nipples typeBrass Nipples
Spoke wheel 2.0 (millimeters) Straight Gauge
Wheelsmith Stainless Steel

Frame and Body Specifications

Frame materialsEaston ProGram Elite Double-butted
Frame typeTIG-welded
Handlebar constructionProfile Ha (millimeters)er and Profile Stoker
Handlebar extenderNot Available
Handlebar stem detailsSameness Chromoly
Headset size1 1/4 (inches) Threadless Tange-Seiki DL

Gearing Specs

Bicycle chain 1/2 X 3/32 (inches)
Bottom bracket shell width73 (millimeters) English
Bottom bracket type 129 (millimeters) Spindle
Crankset parts and sizes 30/42/53 Teeth
Shimano Mega Drive Tandem
Gear shift leversShimano 105SC STI Dual Control
Rear gear set 11 - 30 Teeth

Santana Aluminum Triplet (02) Fork System Data

Derailleur (Front) Bottom-pull and clamp-on 35.0 (millimeters)
Shimano 105SC
Derailleur (Rear)Shimano XTR SGS
Fork material Butted
Unicrown Crown
Tange Tandem Chromoly
Fork typeTange Super Size Tandem

Other Specs of Santana Aluminum Triplet (02)

Component group setsNot Available
Available colors - Custom
Weight Not Available
Pedals detailsShimano PD-M535 SPD Clipless
Rear shock absorberNot Available
Saddle seat Manganese Rails and Vetta SL Womens
Vetta SL
Manganese Rails
Seat post extension 29.8 (millimeters) Diameter
Polygon PM-311/Tamer Shockpost Rear

Santana Aluminum Triplet (02) bike review

Santana produced the Aluminum Triplet (02) bike in 1997 and can be classified as a Tandem bicycle, this exact model costs in american market arround $7,495.00.
Santana Tandem Aluminum Triplet (02) can be found in one single color which is Custom.
This bike is equiped with 26 x 1.90" Ritchey Crossbite tires and Wheelsmith stainless steel spoke wheel while the rims are manufactured by Sun Rims Rhyno, 48-hole. Santana equiped this exact model with Shimano Deore LX V-Brake brakes, Shimano 105SC levers braking system and Front: Edco, Rear: Santana Custom Tandem sealed cassette hubs.
To guarantee the comfiest ride Santana used Easton ProGram Elite double-butted material for the frame. Profile Hammer/Profile Stoker high strength material is used on the handlebar of this Aluminum Triplet (02) to ensure the perfect handling while the stems are made of Sameness chromoly.
For the smoothest biking experience Shimano Mega Drive Tandem, 30/42/53 teeth is used on this bicycle linked to KMC SS-71S chain that is easily replaceable as stated by Santana, the whole system is connected to a high reliability Shimano 105SC STI Dual Control gear shift levers.