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    It takes people different amounts of time to...

    It takes people different amounts of time to adjust to the saddle. Your glutes have to adjust and get use to the seat, the seat has to be set at the correct height and tilt and all this takes time....
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    Why do you say that? On a long hill or a steep...

    Why do you say that? On a long hill or a steep hill a strong tandem team can climb as well or better than a single rider of the same ability.
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    The saddle will either fit or not. You should be...

    The saddle will either fit or not. You should be able to tell with one long ride. They do break in and get more comfortable. I put one on my tandem and the seat is about 1" above the bars as your...
  4. I have the 1Up rack and there is this is the...

    I have the 1Up rack and there is this is the easiest rack on the market. Everyone that sees how fast the bike goes on or off the rack and how secure the bikes are held on the rack are ammazed. I...
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    The last few rides on the tandem we had some...

    The last few rides on the tandem we had some major winds. We both made the comment that we were so happy we took the tandem out and not the singles. A couple of times we got hit with major cross...
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    Thanks for all the replies. I have a folding 32...

    Thanks for all the replies. I have a folding 32 that I may instead of buying another new tire.
    I may switch to a folding tire vs the wire bead when these tires wear out.
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    Wire Rim vs folding tire for tandem

    I have heard that you should only use a wire rim tire (non folding) for a tandem due to concern with forces appied to the tire during high speed turns. Is there any truth to this? I have never run...
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    Here is my new to me Lynskey R230 404637

    Here is my new to me Lynskey R230
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  9. I have not purchased the bike yet. I know it is...

    I have not purchased the bike yet. I know it is a 10 speed. I thought the forces 22 was the 11 speed. Thanks
  10. Sram Force Medium cage rear derailleur, what is the max size cassette?

    I am looking at a bike that has Sram Force Medium cage rear derailleur. I do not have any experence with Sram and I looked at there web site and did could not find what is the max gear that can go...
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    I had hot foot using SDP-SL cleats and pedals. I...

    I had hot foot using SDP-SL cleats and pedals. I switched to SPD and have not had any issues since. The difference is the Mnt bike shoe cost some $$ and has a carbon sole. I started using the 540...
  12. You averaged 13 mph for a century, if you coold...

    You averaged 13 mph for a century, if you coold do this pace for 16 hours, that is 208 miles in 16 hours. Does not lead much time if you get a flat or another bike issue.

    You state you are riding...
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    Sticky: I have done a century on the tandem this...

    I have done a century on the tandem this year.386340
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    Rode a club ride Saturday that was a metric...

    Rode a club ride Saturday that was a metric century. Took out the tandem instead of the single bikes so we could ride with the fastest group. At first they thought we would be dropping off to one of...
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    I guess my old chain had streched and the last...

    I guess my old chain had streched and the last time it was at the LBS they must of removed a link. I added what is really two links and everything is working fine.
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    Timing chain to tight.

    So I replaced both chains last night and I made the timing chain from two chains, same # of links as the old timing chain. When I installed, the chain is way to tight, even with the eccentric...
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    Saturday, 100 mile Cap to Cap ride in Richmond Va.

    Saturday, 100 mile Cap to Cap ride in Richmond Va.
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    Mini Van

    Mini Van
  19. You could of had excersise induced asthma. This...

    You could of had excersise induced asthma. This asthma is not like having regular asthma.
  20. Both are good bikes. Take them out and ride both...

    Both are good bikes. Take them out and ride both of theme and see which one feels better and fits better. That is the one you want. If they feel the same, I would lean towards the Roubaix, but...
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    Thanks for the suggestions. Since I had good...

    Thanks for the suggestions. Since I had good luck with KMC I think I will order 3 KMC X9.93
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    9 Speed Chain Recommendation

    I need to replace the timming chain and the regular chain on my Co-motion. The chain on there is a KMC but I don't know which one it is. I want a good strong chain. Any recomendations? Thanks in...
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    Congratulations on getting her out and finishing...

    Congratulations on getting her out and finishing a century.
    That was the first century I did, nice and flat but the winds can be a pain.
    Are there still two routes for that ride due to the number...
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    Sticky: 2011 Salsa Vaya 338579

    2011 Salsa Vaya
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    A friends bike started having a knocking noise...

    A friends bike started having a knocking noise and it turned out it was his pedals. Two weeks later my bike started having noise that sounded like a pinging noise or a creaking noise when I pedaled...
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