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12-22-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,616
Posted By 2gether84

I wouldn't tell a Texan that he on not in the...

I wouldn't tell a Texan that he on not in the West.

We did the SWTR in 2015, which was in Fredricksburg and we had a great time. Very well organized and the attendees were very nice. We have a...
06-15-17, 10:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,789
Posted By 2gether84

I totally agree with contacting Ric & Marcia at...

I totally agree with contacting Ric & Marcia at House of Tandems. The one hour drive will be a wise investment. They can let you ride a traditional tandem and then a da Vinci with ICS. There is...
02-27-17, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By 2gether84

I have a 2001 da Vinci Joint Venture. The model...

I have a 2001 da Vinci Joint Venture. The model number is MR149. Mine is setup with a 9 speed Campy. The bar end shifters makes me wonder if it's older than 99. I have a 99 Cannondale RT3000 with a 9...
01-17-17, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,577
Posted By 2gether84

I don't know how much cycling experience you and...

I don't know how much cycling experience you and your stoker have. We bought our first tandem about 2.5 years ago. We were relatively new to cycling. We found a used Trek t900 on Craigslist and it...
07-08-16, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By 2gether84

We switched from a flat bar tandem to a road...

We switched from a flat bar tandem to a road tandem a couple of years ago. Getting the right length and angle on the stem was critical for me. I felt like I was leaning too far forward with the...
07-08-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,387
Posted By 2gether84

There is a used daVinci In2ition at a very good...

There is a used daVinci In2ition at a very good price on the Tandem Club of America classifieds. It may be just what you are looking for except the color and distance. Can you do green? It's also...
06-30-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,680
Posted By 2gether84

I have read your other thread that explains where...

I have read your other thread that explains where you are, both geographically as well as your tandem journey. Our first tandem was a used Trek T900. We now have a used daVinci Joint Venture, so...
10-01-15, 10:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,071
Posted By 2gether84

I tried to PM you, but since I have less than 50...

I tried to PM you, but since I have less than 50 posts, the system won't allow it. I didn't want to do a rabbit trail on this thread, but since I can't PM you, here goes...

We are in OKC often...
10-01-15, 10:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,071
Posted By 2gether84

Thanks for the reply. We have only done a few...

Thanks for the reply. We have only done a few group rides in Tulsa. We generally ride alone for 20-40 miles with average speed about 16, so we are not that fast compared to serious single riders....
09-29-15, 07:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,071
Posted By 2gether84

What part of Oklahoma are you in? We are in Tulsa.

What part of Oklahoma are you in? We are in Tulsa.
08-19-15, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By 2gether84

Midwest Tandem Rally in Rockford

Who's going to the MWTR in Rockford over Labor Day Weekend? It's the first time for us and is a much bigger rally than the SWTR that we attended in Fredericksburg in April. We will be on a blue...
08-19-15, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By 2gether84

A couple of months ago I changed over to...

A couple of months ago I changed over to Panaracer Pasela 26x1.5 and run them at 80psi. Our team weight is about the same as yours. My previous tires were 26x1.25 running at 95psi. We get a much...
06-18-15, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,070
Posted By 2gether84

Thanks everyone for your replies. I think the...

Thanks everyone for your replies. I think the Trip 300 might be just what I'm looking for. Thanks again!
06-10-15, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,070
Posted By 2gether84

ANT+ bike computers

I recently added a Garmin Edge 810 to my tandem. I'm using the GSC10 speed and cadence sensor. I would like to add a non GPS bike computer so my stoker can see our speed and RPMs while I have the...
04-29-15, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,461
Posted By 2gether84

We bought an XL motorcycle cover for about $62...

We bought an XL motorcycle cover for about $62 delivered. After reading the reviews I bought a heavy duty model that is supposed to be more rain resistant. We just got back from the South West Tandem...
04-29-15, 11:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,581
Posted By 2gether84

We bought our first tandem almost a year ago, a...

We bought our first tandem almost a year ago, a used Trek T900 for $700. Then a few months later we bought a used Cannondale RT3000. Like you, I was really interested in a tandem with ICS...
04-20-15, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By 2gether84

South West Tandem Rally 2015

Who is going to the South West Tandem Rally in Fredericksburg TX April 24-26? My wife and I will be there on a blue da Vinci.
03-19-15, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,461
Posted By 2gether84

Thanks for all of the suggestions guys.

Thanks for all of the suggestions guys.
03-16-15, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,461
Posted By 2gether84

Tandem Cover

Next month when we go down to the Southwest Tandem Rally, we will take our bumper pull camper. When traveling with the camper, we put the tandem inside until we arrive at the RV park. Then we secure...
03-05-15, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,798
Posted By 2gether84

Thanks for posting this. He will be within 100...

Thanks for posting this. He will be within 100 miles of us next month. If our schedule allows it, we will go over to the state Capital and support him.
02-10-15, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,727
Posted By 2gether84

Campy Ergobrain?

We have been using a Shimano Flight Deck on our Cannondale tandem. I have really enjoyed seeing the speed, RPMs and especially which gear I am in. We recently purchased a used da Vinci Joint Venture...
02-10-15, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By 2gether84

We just got a used da Vinci Joint Venture. We...

We just got a used da Vinci Joint Venture. We have only taken it out on 3 rides so far, but we absolutely love it. To be totally fair, we have only been riding tandems for less than a year and I am...
02-10-15, 09:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,009
Posted By 2gether84

The Compass tires look very interesting. So with...

The Compass tires look very interesting. So with these Compass tires that are wider than the Fat Boys, you say that "with less rolling resistance" the wider tires were not slower, but in fact faster?...
02-10-15, 09:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,009
Posted By 2gether84

This board has been really helpful and I...

This board has been really helpful and I appreciate everyone's willingness to help and share your years of tandem expertise. While digging through the archives I found this link from TandemGeek....
02-06-15, 02:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,009
Posted By 2gether84

Now that I'm finally tracking with what all of...

Now that I'm finally tracking with what all of the numbers mean, here's the next question. Will a 32mm tire in any of the 26" variants require less air pressure than a 32mm tire in the 700 size, thus...
02-06-15, 01:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,009
Posted By 2gether84

After reading the link, I now know to refer to my...

After reading the link, I now know to refer to my tires as 32-559. Is the 26x1.25 number useful for tubes?
02-06-15, 01:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,009
Posted By 2gether84

That link makes all of the numbers make sense to...

That link makes all of the numbers make sense to me. Thanks so much!
02-05-15, 05:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,009
Posted By 2gether84

Hi waynesulak. Is 40mm the width of the tire, the...

Hi waynesulak. Is 40mm the width of the tire, the height of the sidewall or something else? Just trying to learn what all of these numbers mean. I have heard 26 tires also referred to as 650. Thanks.
02-05-15, 04:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,009
Posted By 2gether84

Thanks for the link JanMM. I found that very...

Thanks for the link JanMM. I found that very helpful. Do you know where I can read more about 559, 650B and 650C? As you can tell, I know nothing about tire sizes but want to learn. On my side wall...
02-05-15, 04:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,009
Posted By 2gether84

Thanks everyone for all of the input and ideas. I...

Thanks everyone for all of the input and ideas. I have some specific questions as I learn about tire sizes and air pressure. I'll reply to individual posts. Thanks again!
02-03-15, 11:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,121
Posted By 2gether84

Congratulations!!! And yes, love is grand. We...

Congratulations!!! And yes, love is grand. We bought our first tandem about a month before our 30th wedding anniversary. We will be 78 and 79 on our 60th wedding anniversary and hope to still be on a...
02-03-15, 11:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,009
Posted By 2gether84

700 vs 26 inch tires

We took our new/used tandem for it's first ride today. Our previous tandem has 700 tires but our latest tandem has 26 inch tires. We bought our first tandem in May of 2014, so I am sorry if this is a...
02-03-15, 10:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,597
Posted By 2gether84

We bought our first tandem in May last year....

We bought our first tandem in May last year. May-October we road 3-5 times a week. We started with 10 mile rides and made our way up to 45 miles. Nov and December we road on days that were at least...
01-20-15, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,233
Posted By 2gether84

Wow, it's a small world. We bought our first...

Wow, it's a small world. We bought our first tandem in May last year and watched a little of Tulsa Tough last year but were not ready to ride in it. Maybe this year. I will look for you guys in...
01-20-15, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,233
Posted By 2gether84

We live in the Tulsa area and are going to the...

We live in the Tulsa area and are going to the SWTR in April as well. If you choose to drive through Tulsa, we have some great riding trails.

I noticed you are from Central IL. I lived in the...
11-27-14, 03:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,929
Posted By 2gether84

Our first Tandem was a Trek T900, which is more...

Our first Tandem was a Trek T900, which is more of a comfort style of bike. Then a few months later we bought a used Cannondale RT3000, which is more of a road style bike, with bullhorn bars for the...
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