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Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-18-16, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By waynesulak
daVinci and Lighting are the most adaptable to...

daVinci and Lighting are the most adaptable to ring size and BCD. Lightest are Lightening. If you want to customize Q factor or to spend less than lightening then daVinci has an edge there. A...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-11-16, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By waynesulak
Parlympic Cycling Trials with Aaron Scheidies

Parlympic Cycling Trials with Aaron Scheidies ? Ben Collins (http://bencollins.org/blog/2016/07/parlympic-cycling-trials-with-aaron-scheidies)
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-08-16, 11:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,821
Posted By waynesulak
I believe that cadence should be included in any...

I believe that cadence should be included in any discussion about shifting under load. For us 90+ cadence means smooth quite 3x10 mechanical shifting. As cadence drops below that level shifting...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-06-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By waynesulak
I am not sure exactly what techniques you want to...

I am not sure exactly what techniques you want to learn but I believe that in general the best approach I have found is to find a good safe place to practice and explore the skill together as a team....
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-21-16, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,138
Posted By waynesulak
I am disappointed as well not to have a triple...

I am disappointed as well not to have a triple available at a reasonable price. Companies are always looking for ways to cut the number of models without loosing sales. It just save costs on...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-20-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,138
Posted By waynesulak
I think that they could make a 3x11 Ultegra (or...

I think that they could make a 3x11 Ultegra (or XT or whatever) but haven chosen not to because they do not feel it is the way to make the most money. Looking at low customer demand for triples,...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-14-16, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,095
Posted By waynesulak
I often ride our tandems alone when testing them...

I often ride our tandems alone when testing them out. Usually not long rides but on a well traveled road. Once at a stop sign a smart guy rolled down his window and said "you are missing someone",...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-06-16, 02:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,900
Posted By waynesulak
Great to see a high tech low trail tandem. Very...

Great to see a high tech low trail tandem. Very much agree on the trail setup. It works great on a tandem with 38mm+ wide tires. In my mind the steering tube angle + fork offset makes up at least...
Forum: Tandem Bikes and Gear Marketplace 05-26-16, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By waynesulak
For Sale: Santana Noventa

For Sale: Santana Noventa, $2,200 located in Fort Worth, TX. When manufactured this was the top of the line Santana with thin walled 7/4/7 steel tubing bike with Dura Ace triple front derailleur...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-07-16, 04:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,354
Posted By waynesulak
The bike may also switch out to carbon rims on...

The bike may also switch out to carbon rims on race day or he might have just put on some wheels at the shop for a quick picture. From what I have seen on the internet the US seems to be on the...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-07-16, 09:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,354
Posted By waynesulak
I still wonder about the stoker compartment. ...

I still wonder about the stoker compartment. Look at the distance from stoker BB to bars. Surely the geometry is not classified too. Since this is a custom frame, it would be nice to see it being...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-07-16, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,199
Posted By waynesulak
I second that last answer. It is workable to try...

I second that last answer. It is workable to try various phases so that is the best answer. Even if all posters like one phase setting, why not test it yourself to see what your team likes? Have fun...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 04-18-16, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By waynesulak
I agree. I also think SRAM is target ease of...

I agree. I also think SRAM is target ease of installation for OEM and even upgrades. To me it seems that wired networks are faster, require fewer batteries, less power and are more reliable than...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 04-08-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 838
Posted By waynesulak
Back in 2006 had had my wife's new single painted...

Back in 2006 had had my wife's new single painted that color, her favorite. We have received a lot of compliments over the years on it.

Enjoy the new bike, they are faster and smoother and...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 04-07-16, 11:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,818
Posted By waynesulak
It is interesting to see what people do with...

It is interesting to see what people do with their bike setup because their are so many options and the rider's personality shows. I find my strong geek tendencies to want me to add electronics...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-21-16, 02:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,361
Posted By waynesulak
You certainly look comfortable with that...

You certainly look comfortable with that technique. I wonder though how do you start when stopped on a hill? For example there is a stop side halfway up a fairly steep hill. If you stop at the...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-19-16, 09:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,354
Posted By waynesulak
It is always hard to tell from a photo, but the...

It is always hard to tell from a photo, but the stoker top tube seems rather short by modern standards. It doesn't appear to be much longer than the captain's top tube. What is the length from...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-19-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,361
Posted By waynesulak
Sometimes there is no substitute for personal...

Sometimes there is no substitute for personal instruction.

Lots of possible issues that are difficult to guess over the internet.

There are a couple comments mentioned above that cause me to...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-18-16, 11:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,361
Posted By waynesulak
This is the method find the best for us. Not us...

This is the method find the best for us. Not us on the video I just used google.

https://youtu.be/pm4Hf4izxtw

In the end each team needs to work out what is best for them.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-17-16, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By waynesulak
I do not believe Enve makes the forks they sell. ...

I do not believe Enve makes the forks they sell. I would be interested to know if its was a Enve designed fork, and if the issue is with the design, materials or construction.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-15-16, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By waynesulak
I visited your web site and the bikes look...

I visited your web site and the bikes look impressive. Do you build your own forks or have them built for you?

Thanks,

Wayne
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-14-16, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By waynesulak
Santana seems to be committed to Europe in...

Santana seems to be committed to Europe in general. Link below is to the Santana Europe web page. They are usually rely on dealer contact rather than web contact so I suggest looking at the dealer...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 02-29-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By waynesulak
At last a 1 pound cassette!

11-46T cassette

The 111 drivetrain range has been extended to a super-wide 11-46T spread, providing more gear choices for all-mountain and enduro riders. This new cassette is compatible with XTR...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 02-26-16, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,167
Posted By waynesulak
Plus that 6 mph jump is at an already high speed...

Plus that 6 mph jump is at an already high speed in the 13T cog, making the additional power needed overcome air resistance and stay on top of the gear huge.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 02-24-16, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By waynesulak
We have 16,000+ miles total spread between two...

We have 16,000+ miles total spread between two sets of wheels on our tandem Velocity A23 650B rims with both 38mm and 42mm tires built with double butted spokes at if I recall correctly approx...
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