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02-01-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By reburns

Not trying to talk you out of new chainrings or...

Not trying to talk you out of new chainrings or moving to a belt, but be aware that timing rings only wear on one side of the teeth, meaning the leading face of the captain’s teeth and the trailing...
01-14-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By Paul J

[QUOTE=LV2TNDM;21876770]I penned this after...

[QUOTE=LV2TNDM;21876770]I penned this after making an offer on a 10 year old Co-Motion. The seller's price was WAY too high. They basically admitted selling it for their original closeout purchase...
11-11-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,313
Posted By reburns

You’re wise to point out that there is...

You’re wise to point out that there is variability across individuals regarding use of such pedals. I can only speak from my own experience, which doubtless is dominated by years of MTB on very...
11-09-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,010
Posted By Alcanbrad

We are nowhere near any national, regional,...

We are nowhere near any national, regional, local, (or even just us) in terms of team performance. But we do have a history. I couldn't find pictures of the teeth we have sheared off a few late...
11-07-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,194
Posted By obrentharris

Every good thread needs pictures! These were all...

Every good thread needs pictures! These were all taken on tandem rides. 2010 Cannondale road tandem with 32mm or 35mm tires.
...
11-06-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,362
Posted By CB HI

Hit&run drivers will often stop down the road and...

Hit&run drivers will often stop down the road and inspect thier vehicle for any noticable damage. They also do a drive by or walk back to the scene to see what damage they caused. So if your are at...
11-05-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,194
Posted By preventec47

Thank you LV2TNDM...

Thank you LV2TNDM (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/lv2tndm-28877.html) that all sounds very encouraging. I was beginning to have 2nd thoughts about buying my tandem mountain bike but I have...
11-05-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By Reynolds

Bad repairs

This is the latest one I've found:


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11-02-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,769
Posted By SpeedRanger

A few years ago a co-worker complained to me...

A few years ago a co-worker complained to me about his new bike chain not lasting long and having to take it into the shop for replacement. I asked him...how often do you lube the chain? His...
10-28-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,971
Posted By MikeAndJean

What you describe is roughly what we used for...

What you describe is roughly what we used for components on our Ritchey two years ago. However, I agree with the comment that double chain rings might be preferable to triple chain rings. The only...
10-24-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,010
Posted By Alcanbrad

We were finally able to get out for the first...

We were finally able to get out for the first ride on the new chainring and chain and did the same climb that I captured in the video above. The verdict: No chain skip!!!! In addition to the new 36 T...
10-21-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,124
Posted By samkl

Probably for the best... many of those European...

Probably for the best... many of those European countries are socialist. :eek:
10-16-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By Markeologist

Did you buy this unmarked Ritchey Tandem???

Somebody made a heck of a buy on the big auction site a few weeks back on a "Vintage Tandem" for $225. I asked seller if he would consider shipping but before he could answer, bike was sold. Fitted...
Forum: Touring
10-07-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,205
Posted By mplsbiker

pretty please?

pretty please?
10-05-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,903
Posted By gorillimo

I ruptured an Achilles tendon. When they cut the...

I ruptured an Achilles tendon. When they cut the cast off, the orthopod told me to write writeI ruptured an Achilles tendon. When they cut the cast off, the orthopod told me to write a bike for...
10-05-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,903
Posted By wajou

I enjoyed reading this thread. For me, having not...

I enjoyed reading this thread. For me, having not cycled since my teens, i was tempted by a commute of 40km (round trip) with the ambition of just one day doing it for a sense of accomplishment. When...
10-03-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,461
Posted By FiftySix

Forgive me, but I can't help but think of John...

Forgive me, but I can't help but think of John Banner (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Banner) playing Boss Schwein now.
10-02-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,461
Posted By Koyote

I'm not arguing over Riv's policy, one way or the...

I'm not arguing over Riv's policy, one way or the other. But I will point out that race-based pricing has been going on in many markets for a very long time. The difference is that, this time, black...
10-01-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,461
Posted By bOsscO

Good for them! More companies could/should do...

Good for them! More companies could/should do this.
09-25-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,935
Posted By HD3andMe

It takes a special mix of nuts. My brother-in-law...

It takes a special mix of nuts. My brother-in-law and our friend won Sea Otter, were the first tandem to finish the Cascade Creampuff, and as seen below, rode Pauley//3rd/1st with only two dabs, way...
09-24-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,935
Posted By noglider

LV2TNDM that's a wonderful story. I have a lot to...

LV2TNDM that's a wonderful story. I have a lot to be grateful for, as my spouse has some of those qualities though not all. She is lightweight, too, so when I want to pedal or coast, I just do it. I...
09-24-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By Reflector Guy

Did they ship it via rowboat? On a more...

Did they ship it via rowboat?

On a more serious note: It probably only took a couple of weeks but there was probably some manufacturing or sales backlog beforehand they had to get through. Did...
09-23-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 13,609
Posted By Koyote

I've seen most of the five posts you've made on...

I've seen most of the five posts you've made on bf, and they all seem to be about things you hate, and about insulting the people who like those things. That's pretty sad.
09-23-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,995
Posted By merlinextraligh

New Calfee Adventure Tandem

Finally got the new Calfee Tandem. Technically, its a custom modified Tetra. The goal was a dual use bike that 1) would ride on the road as close as possible to our Dragonfly, and 2) be capable for...
09-22-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,538
Posted By veganbikes

Wow that is a beyond rare bike, I am talking 1 of...

Wow that is a beyond rare bike, I am talking 1 of 1. Trek as far as I know never made Specialized bikes and Specialized never made bikes for Trek. So a Specialized S-Works made by Trek is super duper...
09-22-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 15,953
Posted By prime winner

Since April I've been riding three residential...

Since April I've been riding three residential rides a week (totaling 45-60 miles), and I've changed my eating habits. I'm down from 264 lbs to 213 lbs. Cycling is far from a poor form of exercise...
09-22-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,161
Posted By Rogerogeroge

That bike has Ultegra di2 and a $1,300 wheelset. ...

That bike has Ultegra di2 and a $1,300 wheelset. That's going to leave you about $1,200 for a custom frame. And handlebar, stem, saddle, seatpost.
09-22-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 15,953
Posted By BobbyG

Basically walking and hiking are just standing.

Basically walking and hiking are just standing.
09-22-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 15,953
Posted By wgscott

Unplug the battery and try it again.

Unplug the battery and try it again.
09-22-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,407
Posted By wgscott

Suddenly those handlebar bag rant threads are...

Suddenly those handlebar bag rant threads are looking more attractive.
08-21-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,789
Posted By tbrodzeller

Dave, I think it's awesome you are doing this...

Dave,
I think it's awesome you are doing this for you son! I'm not too far from you - I live just north of Milwaukee WI and will be listing a bike for sale in the upcoming weeks that may be a good...
08-10-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,999
Posted By MikeAndJean

Our standard route crosses Stanford campus, which...

Our standard route crosses Stanford campus, which has plenty of tourists with video cameras. We are in more than one family vacation video, as part of the scenery. A few years ago we had a random...
07-31-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,235
Posted By MikeAndJean

Our Bob Jackson had that step but the split...

Our Bob Jackson had that step but the split diagonals ran from the top of the head tube to the rear dropout rather than from the middle of the head tube to part way up the chain stays.
...
07-31-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,337
Posted By bivinco

We have finalized another custom made Rohloff...

We have finalized another custom made Rohloff race tandem with 14kg (w/o pedals). Very special about this tandem is the stoker boom tube is large size as the captain. The maximum stoker length w...
07-08-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,414
Posted By Matadors

Just about to begin the "real" riding in the...

Just about to begin the "real" riding in the Sierra Nevada. Hole in the Ground trail is a KILLER! Haven't ridden it in a while and it would destroy me today. Gotta get on the bike more so these kinds...
07-04-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,414
Posted By lichtgrau

Wow, so many nice bikes... would like to test...

Wow, so many nice bikes... would like to test ride one or two of them sometimes... or... better not :-)

Here's our "one for all occasions" working horse. Since we don't have different good- and...
06-22-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By jimmyv65

Single Side Drive Train

Hi All,

New to the forum. I've seen some talk about single sided drive trains and I wanted to post ours. I've always been a fan of simple solutions and I wanted to go single sided. The newer 1X11...
06-20-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,460
Posted By morganmarie19

Thanks for the advice everyone! We managed to...

Thanks for the advice everyone! We managed to find a 2005 Co-Motion Periscope for $750. A 31 year upgrade from our first tandem!
...
06-13-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,050
Posted By MikeAndJean

Thank you for the kind wishes. Jean now has a new...

Thank you for the kind wishes. Jean now has a new hip and is on her way to recovery. All of those accumulated miles should help her with that long process.

Like some of you (maybe most of you) we...
05-16-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,095
Posted By Matadors

Done! ...

Done!

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05-04-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,337
Posted By bivinco

HILITE tandem w Rohloff, SHIFT:R and single sided Gates

@ all
Would like to introduce a custom tandem bike which I build last year and was shown at the Bespoked in Bristol. Total weight was below 14 kg. Full disclosure: I am the maker of that tandem...
04-05-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By krecik

:)​​​​​​​

:)​​​​​​​
04-02-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By dsaul

Those are clear indicators that the stay was...

Those are clear indicators that the stay was filled with water and froze, causing it to bulge and split. Water probably got in through the seat tube and pooled in the stay.
03-26-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By HillRider

This is the real answer. Otherwise you are going...

This is the real answer. Otherwise you are going to have to do a series of trial-and-error adjustments and probably wind up settling for "close enough". The in-line adjuster makes accurate initial...
03-26-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By DaveSSS

One solution is to install an inline cable...

One solution is to install an inline cable tension adjuster. Another solution is to deliberately turn the low limit screw in by a half turn or more, then pull the cable tight, tighten the clamp...
03-06-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,136
Posted By tmhudg

New Co-Motion Steelhead Di2 - The Great Pumpkin

Hi All,

Figured I'd show off my new ride in case anyone was interested. I'm thinking I might document some changes I make as well since I've found that I need to adjust my fit a bit (see my other...
03-06-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,203
Posted By tmhudg

Yeah, I'm a teeny-tiny bit irked at this part....

Yeah, I'm a teeny-tiny bit irked at this part. When I started the purchase process, I told my (remote) dealer that I specifically wanted to get more upright because of my back and neck issues. He...
02-10-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,935
Posted By Cycle Tourist

We tried it and really liked it. My wife didn't...

We tried it and really liked it. My wife didn't ride at all and I loved riding so I built a tandem for a 6'3" captain and a 5'2" stoker. She had a ball. She would never dream of navigating traffic...
02-10-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,935
Posted By Ed333

Without first trying a tandem, I special ordered...

Without first trying a tandem, I special ordered a Ritchey Mountain Bike tandem, in a glorious GM yellow...for us, if I had kept it, it would have been a divorce bike. Try before you buy. I rolled...
02-08-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,935
Posted By Hermes

My wife and I started riding a tandem in 1980. We...

My wife and I started riding a tandem in 1980. We have done charity rides, self contained touring in Mexico, rode the coast of California from Monterey to Santa Monica and have done tours with...
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