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Old 05-22-11, 07:02 PM   #1
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Our first tandem!

We just got home with a beautiful Glenn Erickson pearl white and silver tandem. We were lucky enough to buy this from a very gracious couple who had it built for themselves. They did not ride it much after an injury forced them to quit riding for awhile. I have honestly never seem anything and I mean anything so well mantained and in pristine condition. Not one nick or scratch! We can't wait to start riding her. I will try to post pictures when I have sometime. Any advice is always welcome.
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Old 05-22-11, 07:16 PM   #2
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Old 05-22-11, 09:49 PM   #3
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Congrats on your new Tandem, great choice. Advice?...take as good of care of it, as the folks that sold it to you did ......and have fun!

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Old 05-23-11, 07:43 AM   #4
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Great 1st tandem. The only problem is you won't have much chance to upgrade.
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Old 05-23-11, 07:58 AM   #5
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Congratulations! Pictures please!
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Old 05-23-11, 10:02 AM   #6
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Congrats! Sounds beautiful. I'd like to see a picture.

I also found a used tandem in good shape. After a couple hundred miles, I noticed rub marks on my head tube where the cables rubbed the paint off. I wished that I had put a clear sticker on the sides earlier. I guess rub marks on your white paint wouldn't be as noticable as on my navy blue paint, but you may want to get some clear protective film soon anyway.

Enjoy!
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Old 05-23-11, 08:17 PM   #7
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Thanks wheelspeed for the advice. I'm lucky I guess, it already has the clear protective coatings on it. I will try to post some pics if I can figure how, I've never done it before.
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Old 05-30-11, 04:38 PM   #8
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Congrats! we are new to tandems too, only advice it to keep your stoker happy, and communicate the bumps!

waiting for pictures.....
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