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    We also use the Cardo BK-1. Initially I bought it...

    We also use the Cardo BK-1. Initially I bought it for the tandem where it works great but as JanMM mentioned it really accells in a small group setting. We now have four and use them on family rides....
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    What guided your choice of the mechanical D/A...

    What guided your choice of the mechanical D/A over an electronic group?
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    Based on my own experience as well as anecdotal...

    Based on my own experience as well as anecdotal experience from here and other forums, fatigue failures in aluminum frames seem to occur in the 15-20000 mile range. For me this was about 6 years. The...
  4. Thread: Touring Tandem

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    Santana Smooth Smooth...

    Santana Smooth Smooth

    Co-Motion Java Co-Motion Cycles | java-rohloff

    Thorn Raven twin T h o r n C y c l e s L t d.
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    We have overnight camped using BOB with our...

    We have overnight camped using BOB with our tandem and had no issues. I did really did not even notice much difference with it compared to without it. Ours is the standard model bought used on...
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    Wore these on my 25 mile ride today and found...

    Wore these on my 25 mile ride today and found them comfortable. The only quirk i found is that the legs do ride up some due to the lack of elastic at the cuff
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    I found mine in XL at the local REI on the...

    I found mine in XL at the local REI on the clearance rack yesterday, you may have the same luck. While I have never said this about cycling clothing, these seem to run big so it was nice to be able...
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    Thank you, I picked one up today at our local...

    Thank you,
    I picked one up today at our local store. Ended up with an XL which seems odd but it fit. FYI, these are considered clearance so not eligible for the coupon.
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    I would go with freak occurrence as a result f...

    I would go with freak occurrence as a result f some sort of impact. I am heavier than you and ride Deep V's front and rear on my single and front on my tandem. I got somewhere in the neighborhood of...
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    I have not ridden with very many groups and even...

    I have not ridden with very many groups and even fewer still more than once however I believe there can be a value to group rides and I definitely suggest giving it a try. The challenge though seems...
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    :)

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    Yea, there where a couple times i thought to turn...

    Yea, there where a couple times i thought to turn around but at that point I was screwed. I would have been better off to follow De Luz Road instead of Carancho as it would have avoided the 2miles of...
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    I saw that, while it was damn steep, my guess is...

    I saw that, while it was damn steep, my guess is that 57% is a bit off :)
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    Walked my first hill since 2011 today

    Last week i was invited to attend a group ride that was to take place today. Sunday I received the route slip and ride with GPS link titled "hilly de luz" and showing this would be 60 miles with 6000...
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    What tires are you using and at what pressure? It...

    What tires are you using and at what pressure? It sounds as if you might be getting pinch flats from too low of pressure. I am currently 280ish and have been running 700's for over 16000 miles with...
  16. Very well. Still not sure if it is the stiffer...

    Very well. Still not sure if it is the stiffer frame or a month of solo tandem training but I continue to post pr/top 3's on climbing segments with the new frame.
  17. Has there been a date set for this alleged ride...

    Has there been a date set for this alleged ride yet?
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    Got my second ride in today with the new frame. I...

    Got my second ride in today with the new frame. I cannot say at thsi point that I notice any comfort difference between the new carbon frame and my old Aluminum/carbon stay frame however it would...
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    Yes, saddle is the right height, I plan on trying...

    Yes, saddle is the right height, I plan on trying to get in a short ride this afternoon to test it out. I may flip the stem but we shall see.
    Interesting take on the cables as I had to pillage the...
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    Well, got it all together! I am quite displeased...

    Well, got it all together! I am quite displeased with the cable kit I bought (Clarks Zero-g). The ferules dont seem to fit and there weren't enough in the brake kit but Ill deal with that late. I...
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    I have a 1/2 drive torque wrench but have not...

    I have a 1/2 drive torque wrench but have not needed it yet on this frame. The bottom bracket is press fit which is used $2 in all-thread, nuts and washers from home depot in Lieu of the $150 park...
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    Performance and Advanced Sports (I shot out an...

    Performance and Advanced Sports (I shot out an email Monday to their COO which resulted in them absorbing the up-charge) came thru today. Ended up with the 2013 Grand Fondo 2.1 frame in Matte...
  23. Sebastian and I and possibly Meckena on the...

    Sebastian and I and possibly Meckena on the tandem would be down for the Pizza Port 80 depending on scheduling.
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    We run avid BB7 Road with 203 rotor on our tandem...

    We run avid BB7 Road with 203 rotor on our tandem and have experienced melting the plastic adjuster on two separate occasions so melting even with proper technique is a possibility. While we had a...
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    Never did answer this, In the manual which came...

    Never did answer this, In the manual which came with my roubaix, there is no limit listed, however looking in the manual for Sebastian's Fuji purchased this year they are now listing a weight limit...
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