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Forum: For Sale
06-17-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By woodcycl

SOLD ... thanks.

SOLD ... thanks.
Forum: For Sale
04-19-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By woodcycl

For Sale: Rolf Prima Tandem Carbon Wheelset

** SOLD **

For Sale: Rolf Prima Tandem Carbon wheelset 32mm

We are selling our Rolf Prima Tandem Carbon wheelset that was purchased new last April. The spacing is 145mm and works with all...
Forum: For Sale
11-07-18, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,595
Posted By woodcycl

Thanks for a smooth transaction hamilgs!

Thanks for a smooth transaction hamilgs!
Forum: For Sale
10-09-18, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,595
Posted By woodcycl

Ok sounds good. Fyi ... It looks like PM opens...

Ok sounds good. Fyi ... It looks like PM opens at your 10th post. So feel free to reply here several times and/or pay sum introduction in that forum as well.
Forum: For Sale
10-09-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,595
Posted By woodcycl

Yes, still available. I am on vacation until the...

Yes, still available. I am on vacation until the 15th however. If interested, PM me as mm need I'll get back with you when we get back in town. Many thx.
09-07-18, 07:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,740
Posted By woodcycl

Agree with Diabloridr ... 1/2 heavier is a big...

Agree with Diabloridr ... 1/2 heavier is a big deal for me given we ride what I consider a medium/moderate hilly area with an average accent on a 25 mile ride of 1300 ft.
07-24-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,985
Posted By woodcycl

Thanks to everyone for your replies and...

Thanks to everyone for your replies and responses. I appreciate it. If you'd like to communicate more or inquire, please PM me. Otherwise:

** OP Update: Mel has asked me to cease all internet...
07-21-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,985
Posted By woodcycl

Yes!! Most definitely 124Spider!

Yes!! Most definitely 124Spider!
07-21-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,985
Posted By woodcycl

Hi jnbrown. Definitely not as light as your...

Hi jnbrown. Definitely not as light as your team. However, we aren't exactly heavy at 290 lbs.

Well, not knowing what to expect or have other tandem bike experiences other than our old 05...
07-21-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,985
Posted By woodcycl

New Landshark Tandem with WAY too much Flex?!

Hey there folks. I posted several things back when we were spec'g our new Landshark tandem a few months ago. Thanks for all the feedback!

We've had the tandem now for just under 2 months and...
07-01-18, 04:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,082
Posted By woodcycl

John is building your frame as well? If so,...

John is building your frame as well? If so, include a photo of it when he provides one!
05-31-18, 12:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,082
Posted By woodcycl

Ahhh, okay. Thanks Brad1!

Ahhh, okay. Thanks Brad1!
05-31-18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,082
Posted By woodcycl

I've been eyeing the Selle Anatomica Carbon...

I've been eyeing the Selle Anatomica Carbon saddle also. Hard to pull the trigger for that amount of $$ on a saddle that may not work out. Their regular saddles are SO comfy ... and at a 1/2 lbs...
05-31-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,082
Posted By woodcycl

Thanks AKAExpress! Yes, we are riding and...

Thanks AKAExpress! Yes, we are riding and enjoying regardless.
05-31-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,082
Posted By woodcycl

I, too, wondered about that ...not sure why they...

I, too, wondered about that ...not sure why they left it that long and sticking up quite so far.
05-31-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,082
Posted By woodcycl

Wow, that's a great weight for a older Trek...

Wow, that's a great weight for a older Trek tandem!! Great job on saving weight. Impressive for sure! We aren't weight weenies per se .... just read and noted all the weights from other folks who...
05-30-18, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By woodcycl

Enve actually called me back and replied via...

Enve actually called me back and replied via their website contact form ... stating I can buy a replacement/spare directly from them. I'm sure it won't be inexpensive, but I feel better having an...
05-24-18, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By woodcycl

Yes. Like most folks however, having a spare or...

Yes. Like most folks however, having a spare or extra is necessary unless I want to go without riding for a bit ... and if it is lost, broken, or stops working for some reason, I'd like to know...
05-24-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By woodcycl

Yes, my fork came with one and I am looking for...

Yes, my fork came with one and I am looking for another. Hard to believe it isn't available thru online ordering basically anywhere.

I've sent email to Mavic and to Enve inquiring as well.
05-24-18, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By woodcycl

I did. The don't carry it.

I did. The don't carry it.
05-23-18, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By woodcycl

Where online can I buy the Mavic Speed Release Thur Axle 12mm?

I'm having difficulty finding a online retailer for the Mavic Speed Release Thru Axle 12mm for my new tandem and Enve fork. Anyone out there use this Axle Bolt on their front fork and know where I...
05-17-18, 02:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,082
Posted By woodcycl

Well, I'm a a bit surprised on the weight after...

Well, I'm a a bit surprised on the weight after putting it on the scale. I was originally hoping for closer to 29 or 30 lbs. But, we saved $900 by going with the DaVinci cranks over the FSA Carbon...
05-17-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,082
Posted By woodcycl

Thanks everyone! We are having a lot of fun on...

Thanks everyone! We are having a lot of fun on it after having ridden it 3 evenings so far. It is SO plush and nice to ride ... soaking up all the bumps, etc. We are primarily working on two...
05-17-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,082
Posted By woodcycl

Hey Rickyb. That is tough to hear as I started...

Hey Rickyb. That is tough to hear as I started using their saddles the very first year they were started offering them for sale to the public. But, I know they have grown and went thru normal...
05-17-18, 08:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,082
Posted By woodcycl

I'm not privy of the details on how it was...

I'm not privy of the details on how it was painted. However, I can say it is a true Candy Apple Red done in multiple layers of color over flake and then several layers of clear coat from my...
05-15-18, 06:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,082
Posted By woodcycl

akexpress, it is a 52 large chainring. It was...

akexpress, it is a 52 large chainring. It was built by Mel at Tandem's East and his mech guy. They are very good and know all the tricks/tips of the trade for tandems. So, can't say for certain.
05-15-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,082
Posted By woodcycl

Geoffs, ... I still need to weight it. I picked...

Geoffs, ... I still need to weight it. I picked up a digital scale to do just that. I believe, as it is in the photos with seatpack, pedals, my super heavy saddle, etc. it is probably around 34 to 35...
05-15-18, 02:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,082
Posted By woodcycl

Our new Landshark Tandem!

We've only had one 30 mile ride thus far, so no first impressions quite yet. But, for some eye candy, here is our new Landshark Tandem!

One thing is for certain, this thing is VERY comfortable!!...
05-15-18, 02:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,740
Posted By woodcycl

Alan_F ... that is a nice low weight for a deep...

Alan_F ... that is a nice low weight for a deep rim wheelset! Very nice.
Forum: Want To Buy
04-26-18, 06:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,541
Posted By woodcycl

WTB: Rolf Prima Alloy TANDEM front wheel

I am in need of a Rolf Prima Alloy front TANDEM wheel. My current one just pulled two spokes thru the rim.
04-24-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By woodcycl

We are going to try another brand, Specialized,...

We are going to try another brand, Specialized, tomorrow night. That's what I've worn for 14 yrs now.
04-24-18, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By woodcycl

Oh, agreed on this. However, we are both getting...

Oh, agreed on this. However, we are both getting new shoes (and a new Tandem) so it makes since to at least consider the possibility. But, we are not set on it in any way.
04-24-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By woodcycl

Couldn't agree more! We only tried on one size...

Couldn't agree more! We only tried on one size ... brought home from bike shop based upon her known size(s). She's exactly 1 size smaller in me in US mens sizes. But, don't think that is the...
04-24-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By woodcycl

Cycling Shoes and discomfort in front of ankle - without riding

My wife and I are looking for new road shoes and, if feasible, matching shoes since we ride tandem. However, after trying on two different popular brands, she is finding out that by simply putting...
04-22-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,740
Posted By woodcycl

Alan F ... I have NOT seen these in all my...

Alan F ... I have NOT seen these in all my research. I only noticed the two you mentioned having used in the past. But, never the Stealth FCC 3.2. Wow, I like these and the looks compared to the...
04-22-18, 04:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,740
Posted By woodcycl

Would love to hear your thoughts and experience...

Would love to hear your thoughts and experience with them Alan F! Look forward to it. Maybe we can help those in the future make better and more informed decisions.
04-18-18, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,848
Posted By woodcycl

Tandem friends of ours who purchased the...

Tandem friends of ours who purchased the Macchiato 3yrs ago, found a crack in the frame, and Comotion replaced their frame with a new one. It took about 3.5 months however. Longer than I or they...
04-18-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,233
Posted By woodcycl

According to Mel at Tandems East, this is the...

According to Mel at Tandems East, this is the setup he install and sets up primarily on the tandems he sells. I've seen a video he sent me where he displays how the synch shifting works and it was...
04-18-18, 08:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,740
Posted By woodcycl

Decision finally made -- Rolf Carbon Wheelset...

Decision finally made -- Rolf Carbon Wheelset with black decals. Once we get the tandem, I'll post an update here of my impressions and after a 1000 miles or more another update. Thanks for all the...
04-18-18, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,233
Posted By woodcycl

Thanks for all the input everyone! Looks...

Thanks for all the input everyone!

Looks like I'm going with Triple Chainring / gearing and the Rolf Carbon Wheelset with black decals. Nice knowing that I am able to go to a double chainring...
04-17-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,233
Posted By woodcycl

We are going w/ the Davinci Cranks. So, they...

We are going w/ the Davinci Cranks. So, they would be 52/39/30. And, a 11-36 cassette as long as we have the 30 front chainring.
04-16-18, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,233
Posted By woodcycl

Diabloridr, yes have used the gear inch...

Diabloridr, yes have used the gear inch calculator online serveral times and have them listed in a excel spreadsheet and have gone over them back and forth several times.

the 34/50 with 11-40...
04-16-18, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,233
Posted By woodcycl

I really would like to move to the 2x ... but...

I really would like to move to the 2x ... but with the hills we know we will do now and then that exceed 12% (and a few 18% and up to 21%) not having at least the same gear inches as we had before...
04-16-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,740
Posted By woodcycl

Thanks for the feedback! Depending on additional...

Thanks for the feedback! Depending on additional cost over the Spinergy Stealth Carbon wheels ... I may go w/ the Rolf Carbon ones. Otherwise, back to the Rolf Alloy but the new 2018 model.
04-16-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,233
Posted By woodcycl

Diabloridr, Can you give me your thoughts...

Diabloridr,

Can you give me your thoughts and experience with the Rolf Carbon Tandem wheels?
04-15-18, 10:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,740
Posted By woodcycl

Just confirmed, the Rolf Carbon wheels are 515...

Just confirmed, the Rolf Carbon wheels are 515 grams or 1.15 lbs lighter than the Spinergy Stealth Carbon wheels. WOW!

Am I correct in thinking that is a huge difference? Especially in rolling...
04-15-18, 08:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,740
Posted By woodcycl

Performance Wheelset Decision on New Tandem?

Okay folks ... need some feedback if you could help a guy in need.

I was considering the Spinergy Stealth Carbon wheelset until I noticed they are 2060 grams. Love the looks, don't like the...
04-15-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,233
Posted By woodcycl

What about Wheelset options? The Rolf Carbon's...

What about Wheelset options? The Rolf Carbon's are looking decent even though they are around $500 more than the Spinergy Stealth. The Rolf Carbon wheels are also about 500 grams lighter. That is...
04-14-18, 01:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,233
Posted By woodcycl

New tandem coming -- Wheelset & Gearing Struggles

We have a new carbon tandem coming in the next couple weeks. I am struggling with two important components of spec'g out the bike ...

1. Wheelset options. Mainly, going more aero or lighter...
Forum: For Sale
04-13-18, 06:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,121
Posted By woodcycl

FOR SALE: 2005 Cannondale Road Tandem M/S

** SOLD **

Price: $1500 with Rolf Tandem wheelset

High-Res photos: https://woodcycl.smugmug.com/2005-Cannondale-Road-Tandem/

Available for sale: Around May 1, 2018 give or take. Prefer local...
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