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Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-12-16, 02:36 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 47,311
Posted By TandemGeek
June 13, 2016 (46,549) Holy smokes, another...

June 13, 2016 (46,549)

Holy smokes, another two months have slipped by since my last summary was posted. We've been to a couple tandem rallies since then and made some changes to what gets...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 04-06-16, 07:16 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 47,311
Posted By TandemGeek
April 6, 2016 (45,644) Wow, has it really...

April 6, 2016 (45,644)

Wow, has it really been two months since I posted one of these? Time flies when you least expect it! On the bright side, we're now enjoying longer days and that means...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-25-16, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By TandemGeek
I've used 27.2 aluminum, titanium and Easton...

I've used 27.2 aluminum, titanium and Easton carbon seat posts without any issues on our tandems. The Easton EC90 was a fairly robust CF seat post but, like all captain's seat posts, success or...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-19-16, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By TandemGeek
I usually "borrow" whatever parts I need from...

I usually "borrow" whatever parts I need from another bike in the stable or pull one from the parts bin. If you don't have spares, ask the shop what they have in their take-off / cast-away parts bin.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 02-07-16, 09:09 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 47,311
Posted By TandemGeek
February 7, 2016 (44,805) Lots of event...

February 7, 2016 (44,805)

Lots of event information coming in to the geek over the past and we thank those who have been keeping us in mind! TheTandemLink.com will be updated in kind this week,...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 01-02-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 47,311
Posted By TandemGeek
January 2, 2016 (43,850) Here's hoping that...

January 2, 2016 (43,850)

Here's hoping that everyone was able to find time to spend with loved ones during the holidays and perhaps even get in a little cycling! Here at TG-central we're looking...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 12-23-15, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By TandemGeek
By "that much" I"m assuming you're referring to...

By "that much" I"m assuming you're referring to the Burley OEM spec of 55mm, 395mm length AND with a 1.125" steerer. The closest you'll find would be a new old stock (NOS) Reynolds Ouzo Pro Tandem...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 12-20-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By TandemGeek
On single bikes, yes... on tandems it gets into...

On single bikes, yes... on tandems it gets into semantics and subjectivity.

Shorter rake = more trail / Yes.

Example here would be a tandem with 73 head tube and ~375mm long, ~44mm rake fork...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 12-19-15, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By TandemGeek
A Helicoil insert should work if there's enough...

A Helicoil insert should work if there's enough meat on the spider. Takes about 5 minutes to drill-out, tap and install one.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 12-19-15, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By TandemGeek
Pretty sure they used forks that we395mm in...

Pretty sure they used forks that we395mm in length with ~55mm of rake for their steel forks, same as a Santana fork.

FWIW, the "Race" models used a True Temper carbon CX fork that was 395mm in...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 11-04-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 47,311
Posted By TandemGeek
November 4, 2015 (42,952) Let's just say...

November 4, 2015 (42,952)

Let's just say that October was a mixed bag. There's no Southern Tandem Rally write-up because we never made it to Richmond, Virginia: thank you hurricane Joaquin. There...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-18-15, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,594
Posted By TandemGeek
Buyers can typically specify anything from 130 to...

Buyers can typically specify anything from 130 to 145; depends on how they will be using the bike and other considerations such as the ability to move aero wheels for time trials between bikes, etc.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-14-15, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,594
Posted By TandemGeek
Assuming the frame hasn't developed a case of...

Assuming the frame hasn't developed a case of sub-dermal acne and is otherwise in very good shape, $6k would be top dollar... but the buyer would need to be someone looking for a VR2 on a budget. ...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-13-15, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,594
Posted By TandemGeek
Ya think??? I'd want to get a serial number and...

Ya think??? I'd want to get a serial number and check with the good folks at Paketa on this one, just to see if there's a back story. But, yes, it definitely has the right rear bottom bracket for...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-12-15, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,594
Posted By TandemGeek
Tandem Bike Paketa | eBay...

Tandem Bike Paketa | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/tandem-bike-Paketa-/252122750851?hash=item3ab3afdf83)
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-03-15, 05:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,846
Posted By TandemGeek
Nice work and great way to keep prized saddles in...

Nice work and great way to keep prized saddles in service.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 09-30-15, 06:51 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 47,311
Posted By TandemGeek
September 30, 2015 (42,393) The rest of the...

September 30, 2015 (42,393)

The rest of the story on the Calfee encompasses about 1/2 the content from September's nine blog entries about tandems & cycling. There are some rally-related updates...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 09-29-15, 09:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,617
Posted By TandemGeek
It's not that I don't still read the posts...

It's not that I don't still read the posts here... I just do it as a spectator sport.

Please continue...

http://marccortez.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/beating-a-dead-horse.jpeg

...and...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 09-10-15, 06:42 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 47,311
Posted By TandemGeek
September 10, 2015 (41,932) Hey, a total of...

September 10, 2015 (41,932)

Hey, a total of eight (8) entries that talk about tandems and cycling this time! Yeah, the blog has been a bit light on postings this year and I can see that in the...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 08-01-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 47,311
Posted By TandemGeek
August 1, 2015 (41,197) We’re in the dog...

August 1, 2015 (41,197)

We’re in the dog days of summer and coming off the heels of our week-long, 2,000-mile epic motorcycle trip to Key West, Florida, we’ve been staying closer to home and the...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-17-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,314
Posted By TandemGeek
Nice... and nice write-up.

Nice... and nice write-up.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-07-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 47,311
Posted By TandemGeek
July 7, 2015 (40,691) It was a thin month...

July 7, 2015 (40,691)

It was a thin month for tandem riding and writing as life events interceded and consumed our attention as well as several weekends. However, we had a couple guest...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-28-15, 05:21 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 47,311
Posted By TandemGeek
May 28, 2015 (40,047) It's a mixed bag this...

May 28, 2015 (40,047)

It's a mixed bag this month. We have some pre-rally activities, a warning regarding classified ad scams targeting tandem buyers (& likely sellers), a couple videos and our...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-15-15, 03:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,113
Posted By TandemGeek
No paint...

No paint...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-12-15, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 358,874
Posted By TandemGeek
Moving picture.... ...

Moving picture....

https://youtu.be/SqfE0p2lhc8

https://tandemgeek.files.wordpress.com/2015/05/tandem2.jpg?w=500
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