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    Experimental TT Tandem

    Here is a pic of our new bike. It is not quite how I would of done it if I started from scratch, but it saved a bit of time by utilising an old funny bike frame I had.
    The main thing is to see if it works with this configuration and the subsequent lightly loaded front wheel. It definitely isn't for using with a heavy stoker.
    Only been up and down the road a few times so far. Didn't fall off which is good, but it does feel a bit different.

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    Oooooookay.... :-)

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    That thing looks dangerous... But I think it's cool that you built it. ;-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dean V View Post
    The main thing is to see if it works with this configuration and the subsequent lightly loaded front wheel. It definitely isn't for using with a heavy stoker.
    A heavy stoker would make it a captain catapult.

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    I wonder if a quick corner might do the same.

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    Nice looking support vehicle there in the background.

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    I just hope the eventual name of this invention is not eponymous.

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    Damn short wheelbase!

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    I think you need a front rack. With something on it. Like a car battery.
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    I like it, now let's stuff some rear suspension in there and it will be a singletrack machine. Not sure the stoker will enjoy the view with a big dropoff below her.

    It could wheely, and get over stuff without dragging.

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    Very innovative design! Remove the front brake, minimize side loads and you can probably remove most of the front wheel spokes to save weight.
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