Orbit Lightning Elite FB
Winter sale now on until the end of FebruaryThe Lightning range is a very popular choice of tandem with roadies.
The light weight, fully-butted frame is fast and responsive; the butting providing a smooth and comfortable ride.
Built with a 30 speed road groupset and a wide choice of rear cassettes the Lightning Elite FB is a flat bar road tandem is capable of long hilly days as well as enjoying being ridden hard while out with the club.
Deep section Alex rims make a fast rolling wheelset.
Mudguards and a rack are included as standard for lightweight touring.
Available in 3 standard sizes - large 22"/18" & medium 20"/16" and small 19"/15".
Weight in medium size, as pictured, 18.6kg
|Options||Medium (20/16") Gloss Black & Red -
Large (22/18") Gloss Black & Green -
Medium (20/16") Gloss Black & Green -
Small (19"15") Gloss Black & Green -
|Frame||Orbit Kinesis fully butted lightweight aluminium with flat welding|
|Forks||Orbit carbon tandem with cromo steerer|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano XT M8000|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano 105 with band adapter|
|Shifters||Shimano M8000 22 speed shift levers|
|Chainset (Pilot)||Orbit Saturn tandem 172.5mm crank length, 38 tooth crossover drive|
|Chainset (Stoker)||Orbit Saturn tandem 170mm crank length, 34/50 or 39/53|
|Bottom Bracket (Pilot)||Alloy eccentric & external cups|
|Bottom Bracket (Stoker)||External cups|
|Chain (Crossover)||KMC X1 nickel plated 160 link|
|Chain (Rear)||KMC 11 speed|
|Cassette||Shimano 105 road ratios or Shimano XT 11/36, 11/42 or 11/46|
|Pedals (Pilot)||Alloy touring with strapless toe cups|
|Pedals (Stoker)||Alloy touring with strapless toe cups|
|Front Brake||Shimano XT T780 V|
|Rear Brake||TRP Spyke cable pull disc brake, with 2 piece 203mm rotor|
|3rd Brake||Shimano XT T780 V brake, controlled from the front handlebars with Shimano friction shifter|
|Brake Levers||Avid FR5|
|Front Hub||Orbit tandem large flange, cartridge bearing|
|Rear Hub||Orbit tandem large flange, cartridge bearing, 6 bolt disc, 145mm OLD|
|Rims||Alex G6000 deep section aero|
|Spokes||Sapim Strong butted stainless|
|Tyres||Continental Gator Skins 32|
|Headset||Tange Techno stainless steel cartridge bearing|
|Stem (Pilot)||Satori 31.8mm ahead|
|Stem (Stoker)||Orbit adjustable, 160mm to 200mm|
|Handlebars (Pilot)||Satori Horizon 58cm flat|
|Handlebars (Stoker)||Black alloy Dali stoker bars, 25.4 clamp size, 49cm external width & stoker riser|
|Saddle (Pilot)||Velo Sport|
|Saddle (Stoker)||Velo Plush comfort touring|
|Seatpost (Pilot)||Black alloy butted, 350 mm x 30.9|
|Seatpost (Stoker)||Black Satori Elegance suspension 40mm travel|
|Grips (Pilot)||Wave ergo lock-on with integrated bar ends|
|Grips (Stoker)||Velo black cork bar tape & under bar gel|
|Pannier Rack (Front)||-|
|Pannier Rack (Rear)||2 Leg aluminium rack in black|
|Bottle Cages||2 or 3 Elite|
|Mudguards||Black with stainless fittings|
|Extras||Every Orbit Tandem is built to order, so should you wish to change any part of the specification please get in touch.|
As with any product, specification is subject to change without prior notification. You are advised to confirm current specification before buying.