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04-11-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 746
Posted By New2Two

Bushnell Eccentric and ISIS BB

Question for those that use the Bushnell Lightweight Eccentric and ISIS bottom bracket, do you experience any binding of the cranks? I just picked up the Bushnell Ecc. and when I tighten the...
03-30-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By New2Two

I made my own removal tool to draw out the wedge...

I made my own removal tool to draw out the wedge from the opposite side. Get a thin piece of flat steel bar (approximately 1/2in wide, 4 inches long). Get a shorter 4mm bolt.
Remove the crank arm on...
12-07-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,645
Posted By New2Two

I have been using the quick links on the timing...

I have been using the quick links on the timing chains and drive chains for years without any issue. They hold up very well.
11-25-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,914
Posted By New2Two

We are a 350 pound team. Running 700x32c Conti...

We are a 350 pound team. Running 700x32c Conti GP5000 with tubes on Spinergy wheels. Max tire pressure on the tire is 110ish. We run about 90-95 psi and haven't flatted. Bike still feels fast and has...
03-17-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By New2Two

Our 2004 RT1000 has a small stretch of housing...

Our 2004 RT1000 has a small stretch of housing (about 7inches long) that runs past the captains seat tube.
02-19-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By New2Two

Bar Mitts for the hands. I used to commute into...

Bar Mitts for the hands. I used to commute into the low 20's with Bar Mitts and lighter gloves and my fingers were fine. I used Neoprene shoe covers and wool socks to keep my feet warm.
02-14-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 974
Posted By New2Two

Thank you for the pic. That helps a lot.

Thank you for the pic. That helps a lot.
02-14-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 974
Posted By New2Two

Thank you for the dimensions. I was going to do a...

Thank you for the dimensions. I was going to do a mock up, or try to 3D print something with the critical dimensions, and see if it would fit with the rear triangle.
02-14-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 974
Posted By New2Two

Elita Cranks and Gates

Has anyone put a Gates timing belt on Truvativ Elita Cranks? I am getting mixed results when looking to see if they are compatible. C-C bottom bracket measurement say it will work, but I am also...
01-24-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,922
Posted By New2Two

If you are using a quick release hub, do yourself...

If you are using a quick release hub, do yourself a favor and get the DT Swiss RWS skewers. When using Shimano XT QR skewers we would get disk rubbing after going around corners, the RWS skewers got...
10-21-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,566
Posted By New2Two

Jagwire cables/housings are a good choice. Look...

Jagwire cables/housings are a good choice. Look at the Yokozuna Reaction cable housing as well. They are extremely stiff and it is what we use.
10-11-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,670
Posted By New2Two

Check out Spinergy wheels. Give Ric or Marcia at...

Check out Spinergy wheels. Give Ric or Marcia at House of Tandems a call.
10-02-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,439
Posted By New2Two

PrecisionTandems(dot)com has 74bcd chainrings...

PrecisionTandems(dot)com has 74bcd chainrings from 24 teeth up to 36 teeth.
08-10-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,489
Posted By New2Two

We usually get at least one "She's not pedaling...

We usually get at least one "She's not pedaling back there" at least once a ride. Just have a snappy comeback ready to go..."That's ok, she's management", "She's not steering either", "that's fine,...
07-27-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,845
Posted By New2Two

We are slowly upgrading our 2004 Cannondale...

We are slowly upgrading our 2004 Cannondale RT1000. We have kept all the parts that came with the bike. In the next couple of years we'll get a new carbon or Ti tandem (frame, fork and wheels) and...
06-03-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,117
Posted By New2Two

You could also try the short pull brake arms.... ...

You could also try the short pull brake arms....
https://www.amazon.com/JJBP-Short-Pull-Conversion-Brake/dp/B073CCKD85

I haven't used them, but looked to add them prior to upgrading our brifters.
06-03-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,187
Posted By New2Two

Have you tried riding out of phase to see what...

Have you tried riding out of phase to see what happens to your power numbers? My wife and I are 90 deg OOP. (When my right foot is at 12 o'clock, her's is at 3 o'clock). We ride that way so one of us...
03-24-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,424
Posted By New2Two

I had eyelets added to our WoundUp Duo2, but they...

I had eyelets added to our WoundUp Duo2, but they were only on the legs. I believe it is the SKS Racermates (?) that have rubber straps to attach to the legs of your fork.

To attach to the crown,...
01-29-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,859
Posted By New2Two

The hanger is replaceable. I picked up a...

The hanger is replaceable. I picked up a replacement for this project and might get another as a backup just in case. I plan on drawing in the curve needed to fit the Roadlink and take the hanger to...
01-27-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,859
Posted By New2Two

It is an original WolfTooth RoadLink with a new...

It is an original WolfTooth RoadLink with a new hanger that I just got. Perhaps 15 years ago C-dale added more material at the bottom to ensure the b-screw had enough real estate so the derailleur...
01-27-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,859
Posted By New2Two

Altering Der. Hanger for Roadlink

I am upgrading out C-Dale RT1000 to Etap. I was going to use the roadlink with Wifli to fit the 11-40 cassette. However, when I went to fit the Roadlink to the derailleur hanger, they won't fit...
01-06-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,898
Posted By New2Two

We purchased ours used 4 years ago. Ours came...

We purchased ours used 4 years ago. Ours came with 9 speed (105 brifters, XT long cage rear der., shimano hubs). We have since upgraded it to 10 speed and now will be installing 11 speed etap for...
01-04-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,898
Posted By New2Two

We have a 2004-ish C-Dale RT1000 with 145 spacing.

We have a 2004-ish C-Dale RT1000 with 145 spacing.
08-04-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,353
Posted By New2Two

I have a friend who is an Kona Ironman qualifier...

I have a friend who is an Kona Ironman qualifier who has gone deep into the numbers on the 4000sii and the Gatorskins to see how it would impact the bike splits. After plugging away at the numbers he...
07-14-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,951
Posted By New2Two

The rubbing of the disks may not be from fork...

The rubbing of the disks may not be from fork flex, but more from the quick release skewers. On our '04 C-dale we would get disk rub going around turns. We switched to DT Swiss RWS skewers, which...
06-14-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,250
Posted By New2Two

We put the WoundUp Duo2 on our 04 Cdale road...

We put the WoundUp Duo2 on our 04 Cdale road tandem and love it. It is 1-1/8, straight tube, disk, and QR. We also looked at the Whisky Fork No. 7 CX Disk Straight. The Whisky isn't tandem rated but...
03-17-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,554
Posted By New2Two

We use Yokozuna cables with the Hy/Rd on the rear...

We use Yokozuna cables with the Hy/Rd on the rear (now the front as well). They are very stiff and work great. Brifters are 105 5703 series.
01-09-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,023
Posted By New2Two

Thanks. I'll take a look at them.

Thanks. I'll take a look at them.
01-07-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,023
Posted By New2Two

Fenders for Duo2 fork

I just upgraded our Cannondale to a WoundUp Duo 2 with eyelets so I could put on fenders if needed. However, due to being a disk brake, all carbon fork, there is no eyelet in the crown of the fork....
06-24-18, 08:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,533
Posted By New2Two

Make sure the cable is properly routed on the...

Make sure the cable is properly routed on the front der. I should be on the non-drive side of the pinch bolt and on the outside of the "nub". When improperly routed, the downshift if extremely...
09-03-17, 07:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,956
Posted By New2Two

I shout back "That's OK, she's...

I shout back "That's OK, she's management!"
06-07-17, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,739
Posted By New2Two

We have the Rocky Mounts Tandem Tailpipe. Our...

We have the Rocky Mounts Tandem Tailpipe. Our Jumbo/Medium Cannondale fits within the mirrors on our Grand Marquis with only the front wheel off.
01-27-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,979
Posted By New2Two

We love the DT Swiss RWS skewers. They are not...

We love the DT Swiss RWS skewers. They are not for trainer use, however.
12-29-16, 05:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,393
Posted By New2Two

Are her shoes too tight with the wool socks?...

Are her shoes too tight with the wool socks? Cutting blood flow will cause her feet to get cold.
11-11-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,942
Posted By New2Two

If you are a serious cyclist and she isn't she...

If you are a serious cyclist and she isn't she may not be thrilled with long rides right off the bat. My wife could think of a million different things more fun than a 70 mile ride. However, our...
11-04-16, 06:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,905
Posted By New2Two

I wouldn't use it on our road tandem, but I might...

I wouldn't use it on our road tandem, but I might look at it for a hybrid tandem...after it has been out a while.
11-03-16, 09:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,905
Posted By New2Two

It looks like there is another option on...

It looks like there is another option on Kickstarter for electric shifting. I'm not associated with this in any way, it just looks interesting.
11-03-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By New2Two

Ditto on the carbon paste.

Ditto on the carbon paste.
10-23-16, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,823
Posted By New2Two

The Gates carbon belt was originally designed to...

The Gates carbon belt was originally designed to replace standard chain and sprockets in industrial applications. The belt should last a very long time on a bike. The main thing to remember with a...
10-18-16, 08:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 733
Posted By New2Two

brake pad material question

Has anyone tried the Silver Kool Stop brake pads? The silver material is for the heavier loads and higher speeds of e-bikes. I was just wondering if anyone had experience with them for tandem use....
09-28-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,686
Posted By New2Two

You could look at mountain bike jerseys.

You could look at mountain bike jerseys.
09-23-16, 04:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,203
Posted By New2Two

We use the Tandem Tailpipe on a Grand Marquis. We...

We use the Tandem Tailpipe on a Grand Marquis. We had to go with the hitch rack because there is no roof rack for the Grand Marquis. The rack is easy to put on and is easy to load the bike. It also...
09-19-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,100
Posted By New2Two

We have a Civic and a Grand Marquis. Transporting...

We have a Civic and a Grand Marquis. Transporting via the civic is out, so we have the Rocky Mounts Tandem Tailpipe for the back of the Grand Marquis. Our J/M C-dale fits within the mirrors with only...
09-08-16, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,890
Posted By New2Two

The silver device is an inline travel agent. They...

The silver device is an inline travel agent. They must have used the mountain version of the BB7, or they wanted a lot less lever throw.
07-22-16, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By New2Two

Nothing special. I most likely keep them at 45...

Nothing special. I most likely keep them at 45 deg.
07-22-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,863
Posted By New2Two

After several hundred miles 90 deg OOP we find it...

After several hundred miles 90 deg OOP we find it smoother on the flats and faster accelerating. Climbing feels smoother but controlling is tougher when we both stand (although getting better with...
07-22-16, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By New2Two

We've got a rt1000 and have been 90 deg OOP for a...

We've got a rt1000 and have been 90 deg OOP for a little over a month. We've never clipped a pedal.
07-17-16, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By New2Two

Cable housing question

This winter I'm changing out the cables on our 04 C-dale RT1000. I've decided to try the Yokozuna housing and was wondering if I should run complete housing to our Hy/Rd rear brake or if I should...
06-27-16, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By New2Two

I just picked up an Edge Touring Plus for my Rear...

I just picked up an Edge Touring Plus for my Rear Admiral. It'll allow her to navigate us on long rides on unfamiliar roads, and keeps me from feeling like I need to upgrade my Edge 500 to get better...
05-12-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,623
Posted By New2Two

We carry most items in a waterbottle shaped tool...

We carry most items in a waterbottle shaped tool box. We have a spare tube, Park multi-tool with tire lever and chain tool, small patch kit, two 16g CO2 cartridges, 2 pill towellets (expand when you...
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