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  1. Septal, what sized wheels for your Mocha? I've...

    Septal, what sized wheels for your Mocha? I've been looking for a tandem for a shorter captain!
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    At this age you could also start to consider...

    At this age you could also start to consider getting a tandem!
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    We like the WeeHoo. A bit heavy and a little...

    We like the WeeHoo. A bit heavy and a little bulky but fun for us all. My 5 year old loves it and I actually had a tough time getting out of the house without him all last year. We did several...
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    I would definitely stick to a rear mounted verses...

    I would definitely stick to a rear mounted verses a front mount, especially if you do you any sort of distance.

    I would also look for a seat that come up rather high to give your child good...
  5. Thread: letting go

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    I'm a year behind you but am really hoping this...

    I'm a year behind you but am really hoping this will not be the case!

    Maybe sign up for charity events to participate as a family over winter break?

    Pick an awesome spring break location with...
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    We have a draftmaster and really like it. Much...

    We have a draftmaster and really like it. Much easier compared to the roof rack, in my opinion. No extra storage space with it though.
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    Keep in mind that trikes are pretty heavy and...

    Keep in mind that trikes are pretty heavy and bulky. Maybe they have some that are easier to transport if you do some research. I, for fun hopped on a trike while visiting grandparents and was amazed...
  8. Welcome! Nice to have new tandem riders!

    Welcome! Nice to have new tandem riders!
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    I believe your price range might be tough! Tandem...

    I believe your price range might be tough! Tandem options are limited to begin with.

    Other than craigslist, I googled tandem bike classifieds and found a few additional resources that might be...
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    That you Paul, I actually messaged this seller...

    That you Paul, I actually messaged this seller for sizing details and he replied that it is sold. No idea why it is still listed!

    Thanks so much for thinking about me, I appreciate it!
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    Also a WeeHoo fan! Felt very safe towing a child...

    Also a WeeHoo fan! Felt very safe towing a child in the WeeHoo.

    I know this isn't one of your suggested tag along but may be worth looking into. As far as other brands, I cannot recommend, we...
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    KiddyBack Experience

    Anyone have much experience using a KiddyBack backrest type of attachment. I am looking at this as an option for my 5/6 year old if I put him on the back of a tandem this coming summer.

    Wondering...
  13. A proper bike fit is very important! A proper...

    A proper bike fit is very important!

    A proper fitting saddle is also important. You want your sitbones to be supported by your seat. Many times people think a bigger saddle will offer more...
  14. We have had good luck with Specialized. My...

    We have had good luck with Specialized. My teenagers ride Hardrock and a Myka mountain bikes. Both have been owned several years with both very low maintance. They both trail ride and do some shorter...
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    Haha Sprout, I think you meant your above post...

    Haha Sprout, I think you meant your above post for Aprieto-First ride thread! I do agree adjustable stoker stems are useful, especially if you will be riding with different stokers!

    Thank you...
  16. Thread: first ride

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    I don't have much info on tire pressure, we...

    I don't have much info on tire pressure, we typically go with the recommended amount on the side of the tire. We do inflate to the correct pressure before each and every ride though. I believe over...
  17. Thread: first ride

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    Sorry if I'm commenting too much! As a stoker,...

    Sorry if I'm commenting too much!

    As a stoker, I do not prefer a suspension post. That was part of my previous comment when I mentioned not making too many changes too quickly. Not a fan of the...
  18. Thread: first ride

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    Haha, just remember what happens in the school...

    Haha, just remember what happens in the school parking lot stays in the school parking lot!
  19. Thread: first ride

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    Also avoid the club rides for a bit! It is not...

    Also avoid the club rides for a bit! It is not (always) easy to ride with a group. Most club rides I have been on go minimal for 35 miles or so and at least ride 14 miles per hour or so and that is...
  20. Thread: first ride

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    I would (maybe) suggest not making too many...

    I would (maybe) suggest not making too many changes right away. Possibly slightly changing the height of the seat or bars might be helpful but maybe wait a bit before you start swapping out parts....
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    Has anyone worked with or have any experience...

    Has anyone worked with or have any experience with Habanero cycles? A custom build tandem titanium frame, under $3000! Not sure i could do better on a used tandem with that price.

    I have only...
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    Yes, very true about the eBay value! Isn't it...

    Yes, very true about the eBay value! Isn't it funny how some bikes have been listed and relisted for the same absurd price!

    i had the opportunity last year to ride a titanium Serotta and the fit...
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    I would try to go rather inexpensive. With that...

    I would try to go rather inexpensive. With that said you need the bike to be of good quality and also a good fit! Start looking now. Our bike shops still have a few models from last year and they...
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    Thanks, Zona! The Periscope looks very nice and...

    Thanks, Zona! The Periscope looks very nice and the Trident looks amazing! After looking Rodriguez has a pretty nice looking adjustable model as well. Of course that is all very wishful with the...
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    Hadn't thought much about 650b wheels! Honestly,...

    Hadn't thought much about 650b wheels! Honestly, I thought that was more of a mountain biking thing.

    Aprieto, I have never heard anything about a Kuwahara! Hope you get some tips on this!
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