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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-24-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,520
Posted By djembob02
According to Gates FAQ: "CAN THE BELT DRIVE BE...

According to Gates FAQ:
"CAN THE BELT DRIVE BE USED WITH COASTER BRAKES AND FIXED GEAR BIKES?
If a belt drive is used with coaster brakes or fixed gears, we recommend a hand brake as an additional...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-24-14, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,520
Posted By djembob02
I've uploaded a bunch of bigger pics on my...

I've uploaded a bunch of bigger pics on my external website http://bobbykizer.com/fixed_gear_belt_drive.htm
The bike was painted through rodbikes. Apparently there is a paint shop in the same...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-23-14, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,520
Posted By djembob02
My new belt drive fixie

I just finished my new bike build and wanted to share. Its a fixed gear belt drive. I had a hard time finding a bike that would suit my needs. Because I ride a high gear, I needed a bike that...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 02-06-13, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,301
Posted By djembob02
I would recommend your original hunch in the OP,...

I would recommend your original hunch in the OP, to add spacers, though I would use chainring spacers rather than store bought washers (simply for the precision of getting the right diameter...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 01-28-13, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,645
Posted By djembob02
I'm all done with my upgrades and here is my...

I'm all done with my upgrades and here is my report. At about 12 pounds lighter than the Burley Bossa Nova it replaced and full of upgraded equipment, I love this bike. Could it be better (with a...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 01-17-13, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,645
Posted By djembob02
Unfortunately, I can't give any real details of...

Unfortunately, I can't give any real details of the weight savings right now. I didn't weight it before the belt and then after the belt. My main comparisons are figuring out how much lighter the...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 01-17-13, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,645
Posted By djembob02
Cannondale upgrade belt drive success

I know that there are sometimes questions about the ability to use a belt drive on various bikes. I recently upgraded my Cannondale tandem with the Gates CDX Centertrak and it works great. This is...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-28-12, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By djembob02
Possible to Separate the rear triangle on a carbon seat stay/aluminum frame??

I have an 06 Fuji Roubaix frame that I have setup as a single speed. I am considering converting to a Belt Drive system. In order to get the belt on, however, I need to open the rear triangle.
...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 01-09-12, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By djembob02
internal gear hub on a frame with 145mm dropouts

Hi all, I am wanting to put an internal geared hub (either an Alfine 11 or the Rohloff) on a Cannondale Road Tandem (aluminum). From what I have found all of these hubs have a 135 mm spacing, whilst...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-09-12, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,444
Posted By djembob02
Using a hub with 135mm spacing with a 145mm spaced frame (Afline 11)

I am building up a tandem rear wheel, which has a 145mm dropouts and I am hoping to use an Alfine 11 internal hub. The hub is spaced for 135mm dropouts. Can anyone tell me if the axle is long...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-25-10, 11:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,980
Posted By djembob02
This is a great question, and for me, the answer...

This is a great question, and for me, the answer relies on who I have as my stoker: (these are based on my experience on our triplet
1) With only my 8 year old daughter: I rarely feel her through...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-25-10, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 362,732
Posted By djembob02
Here's a picture of my daughter and I on our...

Here's a picture of my daughter and I on our recent Katy Trail Trip (A rail to trail through Missouri). About 4 months ago, we got this tandem trike and just love it. I built the attached trailer. ...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 11-27-09, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By djembob02
+1 on making the load as light (and small) as...

+1 on making the load as light (and small) as possible. I've gone on a couple self-supported weekend trips with only a large pull behind trailer (no panniers). If I were going farther, I would...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 11-27-09, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,147
Posted By djembob02
I cannot answer the original question, but I do...

I cannot answer the original question, but I do use the campy shifters. Just about 2 months ago, I finally switched from bar-ends to brifters on my single road bike. I went with campy centaurs. I...
Forum: Recumbent 11-24-09, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By djembob02
Jeff Wills: In the answer to why not just use a...

Jeff Wills: In the answer to why not just use a train of kets. The main reason for the desire for a tandem trike is mentioned above, to create a fully enclosed velomobile. It might be possible to...
Forum: Recumbent 11-23-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By djembob02
It would actually be to make a triplet, adding it...

It would actually be to make a triplet, adding it to a tandem trike. I know I could have 3 deltas hooked together, but I would definetly prefer the efficiency of a rigid tandem. I also plan on...
Forum: Recumbent 11-23-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By djembob02
Possible to connect a delta to a tadpole?

Does anyone know if its possible to connect a delta trike to a tadpole trike. I know that delta are often connected together using the hitch by Hase, but I am thinking that it might be possible to...
Forum: Recumbent 11-19-09, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,114
Posted By djembob02
Wanted: Tandem trike. For trade: upright tandem...

Wanted: Tandem trike. For trade: upright tandem 08 Cannondale Road Bike.

This is probably a long shot, but I am would really like to obtain a tandem trike. I ride a lot with my 8 yo daughter...
Forum: Recumbent Bike and Trike Marketplace 11-19-09, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,506
Posted By djembob02
Wanted: Tandem trike. For trade: upright tandem...

Wanted: Tandem trike. For trade: upright tandem 08 Cannondale Road Bike.

This is probably a long shot, but I am would really like to obtain a tandem trike. I ride a lot with my 8 yo daughter...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 11-10-09, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 362,732
Posted By djembob02
tandem ride

My daughter and I, along with 3 other tandems, and some single bikes did 35 miles from Independence MO to Buckner. It was our second longer ride on our new Cannondale (09's road model). In addition...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-18-09, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By djembob02
Thanks for the advice. I went to the C'dale shop...

Thanks for the advice. I went to the C'dale shop and test rode the 2010 RT2. We rode there on the triplet (6 miles), test rode, and then rode back home.

It was nice, but not as remarkable as...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-16-09, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By djembob02
C'dale RT2 vs. Co-mo torpedo

I hate to post another one of these kind of messages, but I am torn in my decision and would love a little advice. I am strongly considering getting a 2-seater in order to drop 20+ pounds from the...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-16-09, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,321
Posted By djembob02
Can anyone tell me how much this C'dale T2...

Can anyone tell me how much this C'dale T2 weighs? Thanks
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-03-09, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,127
Posted By djembob02
I just want to second the suggestion about...

I just want to second the suggestion about precision tandems. I live in Kansas City, obviously a few hours from St. Louis. I bought our used triplet from them. I called them up and Mark did a...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-01-09, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By djembob02
Oh yes, I'm sure we will be there again next...

Oh yes, I'm sure we will be there again next year, although I don't if we'll do the century again. Perhaps my wife will be able to make it next time. Or, perhaps I could get a hold of a lighter...
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