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Old 02-23-11, 09:10 PM   #1
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R+E Will Build Anything You Want

Check out this step-through tandem:

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Old 02-24-11, 08:56 AM   #2
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This was actually a conversion. The caption says:

"What do you do when you have a tandem for 30 years, and you can no longer step over the top tube? If it's a steel frame, have it modified to ride for another 30 years."
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Old 02-24-11, 08:59 AM   #3
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What about the poor captain or did the stoker do a trade-in for someone younger? I've gotten in the habit of dismounting by swing my leg over the front bars which reduces the chances of cramping near the end of long rides.
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Old 02-26-11, 08:08 PM   #4
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As we have 'aged' (now 78/76) standover room/design on our custom tandems has changed a bit throughg the years.
We now utilize sloping toptube/ladyback design.
Most custom builders (not only R+E) will build what customer specifies.
The first photo is of our 1977 custom Assenmacher tandem (logged 64,000 miles on that one!); the second shot is of our current Zona custom twicer that has 30,000+ miles on the odo.
In between we also had 2 more custom tandems, one by Colin Laing and the other by Co-Motion.
Nothinbg like a proper fit!
Pedal on TWOgether!
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