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06-24-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,937
Posted By Goldrush

I 100% agree and I have no problem with oncoming...

I 100% agree and I have no problem with oncoming lights. I simple don't look at them. I use a strobe and will continue to do so. Maybe I can wake up a few morons riding 3 abreast discussing who knows...
05-24-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,954
Posted By Goldrush

Curious as to how anyone reviewed a product that...

Curious as to how anyone reviewed a product that is not yet shipping??
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 8,923
Posted By Goldrush

My wife and I both have rode thousands of miles a...

My wife and I both have rode thousands of miles a year over 2 decades with rim brakes and have never worn out a rim .
07-24-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,162
Posted By Goldrush

We have two tandems without lateral tubes....

We have two tandems without lateral tubes. Neither have flex problems.
06-02-18, 06:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,213
Posted By Goldrush

I'm not interested in debating the stopping power...

I'm not interested in debating the stopping power of brake types. The original post concerns component weight .
06-02-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,213
Posted By Goldrush

I curious as to the weight savings with rim...

I curious as to the weight savings with rim brakes. Our new Carrera has disks and they seem really heavy., especially the rotating weight of the large rotors.
05-23-18, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,419
Posted By Goldrush

If they would work it on my wheels it would be...

If they would work it on my wheels it would be great, but my wheels are 650b which is not the same as 26 inch. Do you know the model of Schwalbe? This could save me quite a bit of money, as the other...
05-22-18, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,419
Posted By Goldrush

650B Road Tires

So our new CoMo Carrera has 650B Spinergy wheels with Panaracer Gravel King 42 mm tires. The ride is real comfy and the set up is great for gravel grinders. However a lot of our riding is on the road...
04-24-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,884
Posted By Goldrush

My dissatisfaction with the builder was not the...

My dissatisfaction with the builder was not the length of lead time, it was that they missed the date I was given, and then did not respond to questions about when the frame would ship. I would have...
04-18-18, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,884
Posted By Goldrush

Perhaps Co-Motion reacts to postings on Bike...

Perhaps Co-Motion reacts to postings on Bike Forums? I received an e-mail from our dealer yesterday evening stating that the frame was now being painted. While good news, this doesn't change the fact...
04-17-18, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,884
Posted By Goldrush

Co-Motion Failure

We have a frame ordered from Co-Motion. When I called them on March 28th, I was told it was in the paint department. Now, 3 weeks later they still can't give me a date that it will be painted. This...
03-21-18, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By Goldrush

I too thought that I couldn't live without my...

I too thought that I couldn't live without my Flight Deck, but Di2 and Garmin proved me wrong.
01-24-18, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,949
Posted By Goldrush

What tires are you using?

What tires are you using?
01-18-18, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,949
Posted By Goldrush

Thanks for the real world info on tire widths. It...

Thanks for the real world info on tire widths. It is great know. We are a 290 pound team without the bike, so around the same as you.

I just got off the phone with my dealer and he suggests a...
01-15-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,949
Posted By Goldrush

Opinion On Spinergy Wheels

We are looking for a tandem for unloaded touring in hilly areas and a small amount of gravel grinding. Right now we are leaning towards having the dealer build a bike on a Co-Motion Carrera frame. He...
11-07-15, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By Goldrush

We currently have Conti 4 seasons in 28 mm on our...

We currently have Conti 4 seasons in 28 mm on our bike. Maybe they no longer make them, but they are still available on the net.
09-08-15, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By Goldrush

Sold!

Sold!
09-01-15, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By Goldrush

474498 I've some interest in these hubs, but...

474498

I've some interest in these hubs, but as of now they are still available. Nearly new but less than 50% of new price at $150 each.
08-23-15, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By Goldrush

White Industries Hubs

We recently switched our Calfee to Di2 11 speed. Our shop rebuilt our 2 sets of wheels (rear) to 11 speed. We now have the 10 speed hubs which I hope someone can use. They are both White Industries,...
07-11-15, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By Goldrush

Calfee Tetra Di2 Upgrade Questions

Our 2012 Tetra is at Calfee for a Di2 retrofit. Our local mechanic will then rebuild it.

I need to decide what to do with the cranks. My mechanic suggests Ultegra. Calfee says I can use the inner...
07-09-15, 11:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,071
Posted By Goldrush

Can someone explain the K Edge option. Is this a...

Can someone explain the K Edge option. Is this a modification to the Ultegra or a different derailleur? Where can I buy them?
07-09-15, 04:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,071
Posted By Goldrush

Does this work okay? Our 2012 Tetra is off...

Does this work okay?

Our 2012 Tetra is off to Calfee for the Di2 retrofit. Our local mechanic will rebuild it after Calfee makes the need changes to the frame. We want to run 50/34 chainrings with...
01-11-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,463
Posted By Goldrush

We bought a set of Rolf Wheels in 2005 from...

We bought a set of Rolf Wheels in 2005 from Precision Tandems. We had a spoke break out the rim just after the 1 year warranty period ended. Mark at Precision was able to get Rolf to repair the wheel...
09-15-14, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By Goldrush

We recently had a similar problem. Then I heard a...

We recently had a similar problem. Then I heard a swish noise and figured out the front brake was dragging. After 12 miles (yes 12 miles!) of hard labor, the rest of the ride was quite easy.
09-01-14, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By Goldrush

Two of our local counties here in western Indiana...

Two of our local counties here in western Indiana have started using the steel grid bridge decks. These are extremely dangerous for cyclists when wet. Fountain county have placed signs warning of...
08-11-14, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,971
Posted By Goldrush

My belt will squeak after riding in the rain. It...

My belt will squeak after riding in the rain. It stops as soon as I spray some silicon on it. You can also use Beeswax. For sure do not use any oil.
08-10-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,971
Posted By Goldrush

I use silicon spray lube. Works every time.

I use silicon spray lube. Works every time.
06-30-14, 08:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,056
Posted By Goldrush

First off, this setup gives 26 gear inches for...

First off, this setup gives 26 gear inches for the low, where my current 30 tooth granny with 34 tooth cassette gives a 23 inch low. We do not live in the mountains and still need every bit as low as...
05-30-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,056
Posted By Goldrush

I'm glad you have a trouble free system, but...

I'm glad you have a trouble free system, but Shimano sold the parts on my bike also and several "ace" mechanics haven't been able to get it to work without endless trimming. The first problem was...
05-30-14, 12:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,056
Posted By Goldrush

[QUOTE=mstyer;16805921]With an available 11-40...

[QUOTE=mstyer;16805921]With an available 11-40 cassette, who needs a triple? Use a DA Di2 double up front and an XTR rear to get a 2x11 with a really wide but evenly stepped gear range.

After...
05-30-14, 11:12 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,056
Posted By Goldrush

Shimano Di2 Triple

Shimano has announced XTR Di2 for mountain bikes, including triple front chainrings. Will this work for tandems?

Shimano XTR Di2 - Electronic shifting comes to mountain bikes - BikeRadar...
02-22-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,897
Posted By Goldrush

We have 5600 miles on our Calfee. We have the old...

We have 5600 miles on our Calfee. We have the old style belt and have had zero problems. I love not having to clean and lube the long timing chain.
01-17-14, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By Goldrush

We have the original version of the Gates timing...

We have the original version of the Gates timing belt on our Calfee and have just over 5000 trouble free miles.

We have found the belt makes of bit of noise after a rainy ride. This is rectified...
01-02-14, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,279
Posted By Goldrush

I've had shifting problems with my Calfee/Shimano...

I've had shifting problems with my Calfee/Shimano setup for quite awhile. Neither I nor a couple of mechanics were able to solve it. I recently found out the Shimano is making directional chains and...
12-15-13, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By Goldrush

Cassette is Ulterga "Have you had the...

Cassette is Ulterga

"Have you had the derailleur hanger alignment checked?"

Did you read the entire post? Alignment has been checked.
12-15-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By Goldrush

Cable run in NOT too short. Cable and housing and...

Cable run in NOT too short. Cable and housing and casette have all been replaced.
12-15-13, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By Goldrush

Continued Rear Shifting Problems

Calfee Tetra Tandem new October 2012 with 10 speed setup. Bike has 3500 miles ridden to date. This is a top of line road tandem.

Bike equipped with:

Dura Ace brifters St 7803 (old style with...
10-22-13, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By Goldrush

I got this info from my LBS. If they spin freely...

I got this info from my LBS. If they spin freely the weight of the pedal will cause it hang properly for easy entry.
10-22-13, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By Goldrush

I got a hold of Shimano and they said as much....

I got a hold of Shimano and they said as much. Also said a bit of Triflow would help things along.
10-22-13, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By Goldrush

Shimano PD-A520 Wrong Side Up

I have a new set of Shimano PD-A520. These single sided SPD pedals are supposed to be balanced to hang properly to clip in. Mine do not do so. It's a real pain to get them turned right side up...
09-25-13, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By Goldrush

What Length Chain?

I'm putting a new chain and cassette on my wife's bike. It is a 10 speed Shimano setup. The original setup had a large cog with 25 teeth and 106 links of chain. The new cassette has 27 teeth. How do...
09-09-13, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By Goldrush

Chain Wear: Too good?

I have a Dura-Ace 10 speed chain on a Calfee road tandem. I just checked the chain for wear, thinking that after 3500 miles it should be about ready to be replaced. I used a Park cc 3.2 gauge which...
09-07-13, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By Goldrush

Why did you go with 9 speed?

Why did you go with 9 speed?
07-12-13, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By Goldrush

St 7803

St 7803
07-12-13, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By Goldrush

My brifters are labeled "Dura Ace Flight Deck...

My brifters are labeled "Dura Ace Flight Deck Triple." I don't see a number anywhere. They are the older style where the cable goes out the side rather than goes under the handlebar tape.

I've...
07-12-13, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By Goldrush

Going Backwards

I'm growing tired of the seemingly constant trimming needed during a ride to keep my 10 speed system running quiet. What would it take to change to 9 speed?

The chain and cassette are easy. Would...
06-16-13, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By Goldrush

How Do I adjust Front Derailleur?

I have a road bike with Ultrega 10 speed and triple front derailleur.

When I am in the 3 smallest cogs on the rear and the big chain ring, the chain is slightly rubbing the outside of the front...
06-05-13, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,137
Posted By Goldrush

Sold: Co-Motion Supremo

Sold

We are selling our 2002 Co-Motion Supremo. Size small. $2100. Our new Calfee has replaced it and the garage is full. The Co-Mo has a carbon fork and a mix of Ultegra and Dura Ace components....
02-10-13, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By Goldrush

We also have a Calfee and grandkids near our home...

We also have a Calfee and grandkids near our home in Indiana. I've heard the grandma/grandkids story many times. Luckily my stoker says the grandkids need to live their own lives and besides they...
10-09-12, 11:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,216
Posted By Goldrush

I'm sorry to hear of your trouble riding in a...

I'm sorry to hear of your trouble riding in a mixed group. We have ridden in many such groups with few problems. It is challenging at times, but I find it motivating.
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