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    dvdt, I'm not sure if you are looking at a...

    dvdt, I'm not sure if you are looking at a Speedster in stock somewhere or if it will be ordered. Within the past month Co-Motion has changed the design of the Speedster which removes the Lateral...
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    With the cable routing under the bottom bracket...

    With the cable routing under the bottom bracket it would be no older then mid 80 I thing they transitioned in 83 or 84.
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    We have been using the Shimano 530 clip-less...

    We have been using the Shimano 530 clip-less pedals which has a modified platform on one side and spd on the other for the past couple of years and we've had good luck with them This summer my wife...
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    Starting and stopping will be your biggest...

    Starting and stopping will be your biggest challenge being a smaller captain with a larger stoker. Many tandem teams use what has been called the "Proper Method" which has the stoker mount as the...
  5. With all the braze-ons I'd say it is late 70's to...

    With all the braze-ons I'd say it is late 70's to maybe 82. Mid 80's builders went to under bottom bracket cable routing. All I he fittings were clamp-on through most of the 70's. The frame Looks...
  6. I so glad you were able to find help in the other...

    I so glad you were able to find help in the other group. Watching your post just setting there bummed me out. All my experience during that time frame was Campy. Once you have everything set-up...
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    Mel and Barbara had a few pictures on the Tandems...

    Mel and Barbara had a few pictures on the Tandems East Facebook page last week. One thing I found interesting is it looks like Co-Motion is changing the Speedster by removing the lateral tube and...
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    Captain John we have a Bushnell tandem and they...

    Captain John we have a Bushnell tandem and they are well made bikes. Dennis Bushnell has built many bike over the years. He most recently built bikes with R&E Cycles in Seattle though I believe he...
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    Thank you for all the information on cleats, I...

    Thank you for all the information on cleats, I never knew Shimano had different cleat designs of the same interface. Her's (Stoker) are the SM-SH51 Silver cleats so it looks like we have the best...
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    I you are riding on the road you will be fine...

    I you are riding on the road you will be fine with the ST. We have an ST on our tandem and it accommodates a good variety of stokers and that weight worked fine using the stiffest insert.
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    The question is how close to level do you want...

    The question is how close to level do you want the bar vs saddle to be? I see Co-motion is in the process of totally updating the website now but in the past the large Speedster would accommodate...
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    She had the problem before the surgery to her...

    She had the problem before the surgery to her right knee. I do wonder if the sole of the shoe is compressing and springing back applying tension to the interface? I think I will check that out. ...
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    Clipless Pedal/Shoe question

    My wife (Stoker) had meniscus surgery in July and we were back on the bike after three weeks. She is doing well and we are getting back to our normal mileage. I've got a pedal question for the...
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    Adapting to a threadless steer stem

    I'm going to be 60 this year and would like to get to a more upright position on my Merckx. I tried searching but didn't know how to ask my question so thought I'd post for information and/or...
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    I'm really late to the party but love what you've...

    I'm really late to the party but love what you've done with your bike Frantik. I'm thinking of converting my titanium DB to a drop bar touring bike and was wondering if your fork came on the bike...
  16. seeing you are in the Philly area a nice drive...

    seeing you are in the Philly area a nice drive into New Jersey to visit Tandems East would very beneficial. Lots of tandems to ride and great information from a very seasoned team.
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    check out "crazyguyonabike" website it has tons...

    check out "crazyguyonabike" website it has tons of journals of tandem teams touring. Many are on recumbents.
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    Yes, you are a lucky man! :-) I've wondered if it is possible to switch back and forth between the two systems.
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    Gettysburg Weekend

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    We rode to Gettysburg this weekend riding a loop going through Hanover on Saturday and then through East Berlin on the return Sunday. The stoker was not happy with my selection of going...
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    Thanks WNT tandem!

    Thanks WNT tandem!
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    Not this year the Stoker is having knee surgery....

    Not this year the Stoker is having knee surgery. Hoping to make it next year.
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    Love this Eccentric, it was easy to adjust and...

    Love this Eccentric, it was easy to adjust and retention. The only problem I had was that it shifted in the shell which I didn't notice till I had it re-tightened so needed to repeat. We took it out...
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    Adjusting our Bushnell Eccentric

    I did a search but wanted to check in with those having more experience them I have on adjusting our eccentric. We've gotten some slack since the tune-up this spring so thought I'd give it a try, my...
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    DCwom, we were staying in Ocean City which most...

    DCwom, we were staying in Ocean City which most of the streets have a lot of patch-work. Riding south it is very rough through Stratmore and Sea Isle City until you get to Avalon and then it was...
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    TeamG, I read that post with interest. Mark...

    TeamG, I read that post with interest. Mark commented on possible sidewall being more fragile which I'd love some more perspective. They look like an interesting option.
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