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06-25-18, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By merzcm

10" Rotor for Santana

Found it on Amazon for $69 - May buy one and try it out

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B019FVCTU8/ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=AI61DM6WS06ZU
06-18-18, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,674
Posted By merzcm

Are you still looking for a crankset? I have a...

Are you still looking for a crankset? I have a DImension tandem crankset that takes Shimano Octalink bottom brackets - I think V1 like Ultegra/105. I bought it to upgrade a mountain bike tandem that...
06-11-18, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 464,431
Posted By merzcm

How not to ride a tandem

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxeTwI7dhTE
06-10-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By merzcm

I found a wrench that fits - small one with S&S...

I found a wrench that fits - small one with S&S coupler wrench on one side and 15MM pedal on the other.
06-10-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,267
Posted By merzcm

Disc Rotor 10" for Santana

Anyone have a good 3rd party source for a 10 inch rotor for a Santana tandem?
06-04-18, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By merzcm

S&S Coupled Santana - which Wrench?

Starting my new project - anyone with a Santana coupled tandem with 2 bottom tubes that knows which S&S Wrench I need to assemble this? The seller lost the wrench and I know S&S makes several...
05-19-18, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,113
Posted By merzcm

Trek T2000 vs Cannondale RT3000

Trying to decide between 2 used bikes - the both fit well and have the same Ultgegra\XTR drivetrain Trek is $1000, Cannondale $800.

Trek T2000 is in Columbia, MO so I either have to dive 10 hrs...
05-19-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By merzcm

650B tires fit the 700D wheels - they are only...

650B tires fit the 700D wheels - they are only about 1 MM different at the Bead Seat diameter.
11-05-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By merzcm

I think your bike is probably 1998 - Santana...

I think your bike is probably 1998 - Santana could tell you for sure

'98 Santana Road Tandem Specs. (http://www.gtgtandems.com/specs/sant-roadspecs.html)
11-04-17, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By merzcm

What are the hubs and rims ? I have a 95 that is...

What are the hubs and rims ? I have a 95 that is 8 speed with Edco hubs and Araya rims.
10-22-17, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,508
Posted By merzcm

Wow it was the front hub that cracked? I have...

Wow it was the front hub that cracked? I have heard of Hadley rear hubs cracking, but yours is the first Hadley front hub I have heard failing.

Front hubs are a lot easier to find than 160 mm rear...
10-22-17, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,508
Posted By merzcm

Hub failure?

Here is a picture of a cracked Hadley hub.
10-22-17, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,508
Posted By merzcm

Hub failure?

You might want to try contacting Hadley - I know a couple of people that had Hadley hubs crack.

You choices for a rear wheel that has the 160MM Santana spacing are somewhat limited.

Phil Wood,...
10-18-17, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,149
Posted By merzcm

Older Paramount tandems sometimes have an issue...

Older Paramount tandems sometimes have an issue with cracks in the forks. I would examine it carefully. I had a friend with 2 Paramount tandems - one cracked and had to be replaced. The other fork...
10-04-17, 08:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,511
Posted By merzcm

One more small bike here in Dallas ...

One more small bike here in Dallas

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1394441320670728
10-04-17, 08:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,511
Posted By merzcm

Found these on Facebook marketplace: ...

Found these on Facebook marketplace:

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/125480671431840

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1512904888760950
...
10-04-17, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,245
Posted By merzcm

Here's a reasonably priced adjustable stoker stem...

Here's a reasonably priced adjustable stoker stem on ebay:

Super Extension Tandem Stoker Stem 29.2/25.4/26.0 200-270mm | eBay...
10-04-17, 08:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,511
Posted By merzcm

Check with Mt. Airy Bicycles - bike123.com. ...

Check with Mt. Airy Bicycles - bike123.com.

They have quite a few used tandems and have a search feature on their web page.
09-21-17, 05:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,260
Posted By merzcm

https://joeshappyhour.wordpress.com/tag/santana/ ...

https://joeshappyhour.wordpress.com/tag/santana/

Captain: you have full control of the bike, and therefore full responsibility. The stoker can do no wrong, and you must be willing to adjust your...
09-21-17, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By merzcm

Looking for Tandem Wheels for Santana - 160 MM rear Spacing

Hi All,

I am looking for a set of 700C wheels for my Santana Arriva tandem.

Did anyone upgrade their wheels and have a spare set they would like to sell? I am looking for something with 40...
09-20-17, 05:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,486
Posted By merzcm

I looked at several of the online tire pressure...

I looked at several of the online tire pressure calculators. Some of them came up with very high pressures indeed.

Tire Pressure Calculator ? Bike Tinker...
09-19-17, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,501
Posted By merzcm

Check your back wheel to see if the left side is...

Check your back wheel to see if the left side is threaded or if it has a 6 bolt disc mount. If you have Bontrager tandem wheels, it is probably threaded.


Precision Tandems has a lot of good...
09-19-17, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,501
Posted By merzcm

Some of the Trek T2000 and T1000 tandems will...

Some of the Trek T2000 and T1000 tandems will accept a rear disc brake. You might check to see if yours has mounts for it on the chainstay.

If not, Trek sells a bolt on adapter that will fit
...
09-13-17, 06:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,486
Posted By merzcm

Repeated blowouts on rear of tandem

All,

Thanks for all the helpful information.

I am going to try some different tires and see if that solves the problem.

Since the Araya VX-300 is a single wall rim, the Panaracer Pro-Tites...
09-12-17, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By merzcm

Trying to locate "old" eccentric BB...

This one might do the trick but you would have to ship it from England.

Details
51.2mm diameter.
73mm long.
...
09-10-17, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,486
Posted By merzcm

Repeated blowouts on rear of tandem

The wheel isn't new and has a few thousand miles on it.

The tires are new front and rear and I have tried two new tires on the rear. No issues on the front.

After the first failure, I replaced...
09-10-17, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,486
Posted By merzcm

Repeated blowouts on rear of tandem

Hi All,

This is a weird issue I am having - hope one of you has an idea.

Rear Tandem wheel, 40 spoke Araya VX300 on a Santana tandem

Tires are Panaracer Pro Tite 700x32 new - I am using them...
08-25-17, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,257
Posted By merzcm

I will probably be using some Sun CRT16II rims...

I will probably be using some Sun CRT16II rims that I have or possibly some Sun Rhino Lite rims that have the machined brake track.
08-24-17, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,257
Posted By merzcm

Shimano Tandem Hubs - 160 MM for Santana

That's what all of the Santana advertising indicates at least.

I measured my Edco hubs on my Arriva and they are symmetrical. I have a bunch of Shimano 40 spoke front hubs, so if I can find a 40...
08-24-17, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By merzcm

Help: Ultegra 175mm captain's right crankarm needed

Hi all,

Looking for a right Captain side Ultegra tandem crank arm (non drive side) in 175mm.

Somehow I managed to misplace mine during the last move.

Thanks,

Chris
08-24-17, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By merzcm

I am looking for the same thing but for 175mm. ...

I am looking for the same thing but for 175mm.

There was a 170mm recently advertised on Ebay, so they do turn up from time to time.
08-24-17, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,091
Posted By merzcm

Used tandem on Craigslist

I would pass on it and find one that has an eccentric bottom bracket in front to adjust the chain tension.

Idler wheels for chain tension can be tricky to adjust.

The one I had tended to come...
08-17-17, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,135
Posted By merzcm

Tandem Quick Release - 145mm

I found out Velocity also sells quick release skewers and ordered a nice set from them.
08-10-17, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,257
Posted By merzcm

Shimano Tandem Hubs - 160 MM for Santana

Can you measure the distance from the locknut to the flange on both the left and right sides? That would be the A & B measurements on the attached picture.
08-10-17, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,135
Posted By merzcm

Quick Release Skewer 145mm and 160mm

Hi All,

Does anyone have a good source for quick release skewers for tandem wheels aside from the usual tandem stores?


Thanks,

Chris
07-30-17, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,377
Posted By merzcm

Did you find a wheel yet for your Tandem? I have...

Did you find a wheel yet for your Tandem? I have a new old stock 48 spoke Shimano tandem hub laced to a Sun CR18 tandem rim. I bought it as a spare and never used it.
07-30-17, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,257
Posted By merzcm

Shimano Tandem Hubs - 160 MM for Santana

Hi all,

I was wondering if anyone is using Shimano 160 mm tandem hubs on a Santana Tandem.

Is the hub actually wider than the Shimano tandem hub with 145mm axle or are the flanges the same...
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