Model description provided by Santana
Can't decide between a triplet for your family or a Stowaway™ travel tandem of spontaneous romantic escapes with your spouse? It's amazing how many couples have faced theis difficult choice - and now there's an answer. Just before the close of the millenium Santana solved this age-old problem with the invention of the Cabrio. You could say the Cabrio is both mineral and vegetable, that is, it's a triplet that can be trasnformed into a tandem by simply removing the center section of the frame, Thanks to its 12 strategically-placed S&S couplers, the resulting tandem or triplet can be stowed in one or two suitcases that will travael through airports unnoticed.
Would your family like to ride into the next millennium on a 2 or 3 seat travel tanedm? Collect your inseam measurements and give Santana a call.
Styles: Road, Enduro and All-Terrain
Components: Except for stronger 48 spoke wheels and an Arai drum brake, the components used on this model are the same as those found on the Sovereign, Encore or Picante.
Wheels: 48 spoke, choice of 700c or 26"
Frame: Santana/Columbus MegaSize™ CroMoly tubeset with 12 S&S Couplers
Fork: Santana 26" or 700c CroMoly MagaSize™
Weight: Approximately 19 lbs. per rider
Colors: Any Santana standaard color.
Sizes: Medium 700c CroMoly available for immediate delivery; others custom built in as little as 8 weeks
Base Price: $7495 (CroMoly), $9995 (Aluminum) or $14995 (Titanium)
This photo of the fully assembled bike was taken along the Danube in Austria
Tupper Lake located in Adirondack National Park (NY State)
"I'm a big booster of your product. I have another Santana (Encore) with S and S
Couplings on it. Our family lived in England for four years and we cycletoured throughout Europe thanks to your couplings.
We were able to take our two tandems on trains or planes, through stations and in taxis. I have never felt or seen any compromise in the integrity of an S and S modified frame. However, I have heard the envy of many cycletourers who wished they had them."
Russ Le Donne, owner of the red and yellow Santana's shown here
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