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Old 07-24-14, 12:13 AM   #1
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Tandem Recumbent: where do I belong?

Newbie posting here. I now have my dream bike, a Rans Screamer tandem. But I have a lot of questions. I'm having trouble finding other TR people. Our goal is self contained touring. Should I be asking you recumbent people my questions or the tandem people? Where will I feel the love?
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Old 07-24-14, 05:48 AM   #2
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You're very welcome here (I'd also recommend Bent Riders Online which has a tandem section).

I see no problem posting both here and in the tandem section. Both accepting groups.
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Old 07-24-14, 08:07 AM   #3
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No problem posting here at all. Hopefully other TR riders will see this post and chime in.
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Hi Screamerman: Congrats on the new Rans Screamer. I have a disabled 18 year old son and all his movement and shifting on the back of our KHS tandem makes it difficult to control. We would love a Screamer but the cost seems prohibitive. Hopefully a used one will pop up one day for us. Did you end up with a new or used one? Any pics for us???!
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Old 07-24-14, 04:22 PM   #5
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A tandem recumbent? Oh the horror!

Wait, you mean something like this?



That's my wife and I's Rans Seavo and it is a blast to ride. We had a few "challenges" building the bike and getting everything just right. Now that we're done though, it's a blast to ride.

Wander over to my blog in my sig line, there are a few write ups about the Seavo...

Semper Fi
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The Tandem subforum is in the Speciality Disussions folder of the Message Board. Quite a few Screamer owners on BROL.
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For 'self contained touring' you may be interested in an underseat rack (We don't have one): Rans Racks : TerraCycle, Exquisite Recumbent Parts & Accessories

Plus a RANS rear rack, if there is not one already on your bike: REAR RACK ASSEMBLY (RECUMBENTS) (We use one.)
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