The 1996 Crankin Cycles Hot Rod is a 19 pound a triathlon/road bike with a steel, chromoly and titatium True Temper / Suspension Beam frame. The frame comes in  blue  /  white or  black  /  green.

The Hot Rod 2 is a is a light bike at around 20 pounds. It was released in 1996 and costs $2,950 brand new. The Hot Rod 2 is fully rigid.


The Hot Rod 2 comes with Shimano Dura-Ace components, including a TTT Synthesis stem, a Shimano Dura-Ace headset and dual-control Shimano Dura-Ace STI shifters.


The Hot Rod 2 has 8 speeds and has a Shimano Dura-Ace derailleur.


It comes with Michelin Super Comp tires (622mm x 23mm) and Mavic Reflex CD rims.

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Type Triathlon, Road
MSRP $2,950
Year 1996
Alt. Names HotRod, Hot Rod