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06-05-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,593
Posted By EthanBixby

How many miles were on your Cube Hyde when you...

How many miles were on your Cube Hyde when you replaced the sprocket?
Thanks
05-06-19, 01:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,444
Posted By EthanBixby

Try these sites. I was able to purchase from the...

Try these sites. I was able to purchase from the US distributor:
DP Brakes (http://www.dp-brakes.com/)
Disc Brake Pads ? DP Brakes USA (http://www.dpbrakesusa.com/disc-brake-pads)

Ethan
04-24-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,444
Posted By EthanBixby

I just tried some new pads and rotors from DP...

I just tried some new pads and rotors from DP brakes, whose background is in motorcycle brakes. So far, I am impressed with their product. DP Brakes (http://www.dp-brakes.com/) This is on a...
03-24-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,476
Posted By EthanBixby

We are running a 183mm rotor, originally a Hope. ...

We are running a 183mm rotor, originally a Hope. But the rivets interfered ever so slightly with the Sram eTap hydraulic brakes, so we have swaped out to a Sram rotor. I am considering trying a DP...
01-27-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,476
Posted By EthanBixby

We have a Whisky #9...

We have a Whisky #9 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=9) CX on our Granite Tandem Design, and after about 3000 miles it's been fine. It's pretty similar to the new #9...
01-21-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,656
Posted By EthanBixby

We have put about 3000 miles on the following...

We have put about 3000 miles on the following gear, and it's been all good stuff:
Whiskey FK9905 #9 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=9) CX 15mm TA, with fender...
11-16-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By EthanBixby

So is that the bike in Clearwater, Fl, on eBay? ...

So is that the bike in Clearwater, Fl, on eBay? Price keeps dropping, so I agree that it might be a great starter tandem. I am local, so PM me if you need local help or local tandem info.
EB
08-03-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,775
Posted By EthanBixby

I am glad that the Garmin is working well for...

I am glad that the Garmin is working well for you. The point is to have the awareness, however you get it. I have tried all sorts of mirrors, and then found the RearViz which is an adjustable wrist...
07-25-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,906
Posted By EthanBixby

Per recommendation by OneIsAllYouNeed, we are...

Per recommendation by OneIsAllYouNeed, we are running 36h Velocity Blunt SS rims on our Granite Ti Tandem. They are 30mm wide, and 26.5mm inside the hooks. We have been using 28mm Conti 4000 tires,...
07-16-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,463
Posted By EthanBixby

Fabulous build and great adventures! We have a...

Fabulous build and great adventures! We have a more road and travel oriented Granite Tandem, and love it. David is a pleasure to work with, and we are extremely happy with our bike. It's funny...
04-20-18, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By EthanBixby

We use the Cateye CC-RD430DW and it has been...

We use the Cateye CC-RD430DW and it has been flawless. One sensor, two computers, and we each have our heart rate monitor. We have an extra sensor and mounts on a 2nd tandem, and swap to that bike...
03-28-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By EthanBixby

DP Brakes feedback

Anyone have any experience with DP Brakes rotors and pads? They appear to have a successful history in motorcycle brakes and rotors, and offer cycling equipment as well. My interest is for use on a...
02-28-18, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By EthanBixby

We will be spending a week in April riding a...

We will be spending a week in April riding a tandem at the northern end of the island, and can report back. But I spent 4 days cycling the western coastline there 10 years ago on half bikes, and you...
Forum: Touring
02-19-18, 02:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,170
Posted By EthanBixby

I've been trying a bunch of saddles for tandem...

I've been trying a bunch of saddles for tandem touring, and purchased a Selle Anatomica X-2. It passes the "Century" test, but the creaks and squeaks are driving me crazy. I have taped the U-bolt at...
01-11-18, 05:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,113
Posted By EthanBixby

Well said! The tandem money spent is priceless!

Well said! The tandem money spent is priceless!
01-01-18, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,671
Posted By EthanBixby

There is probably another thread on this, but...

There is probably another thread on this, but what do you recommend for rain gear for light touring? Don't want to use a poncho, but any good breathable light jackets out there?
Thanks
12-19-17, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,149
Posted By EthanBixby

We caught a stick in the belt and it jammed up. ...

We caught a stick in the belt and it jammed up. I was able to get the stick out, and roll the belt back on, but on the next hill when standing we realized the pedals were out of sync. Once home, I...
12-11-17, 09:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,113
Posted By EthanBixby

Your couplers are all behind the captain's...

Your couplers are all behind the captain's seatpost. Do you find that easier to pack than having one set in front of the seatpost?
On your frame bags, are they secured by velcro, or frame mounts? ...
12-04-17, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By EthanBixby

I have tried all types of mirrors and then saw a...

I have tried all types of mirrors and then saw a rider with a Rearviz. It straps onto your wrists, and flips open. It is very intuitive to use and I think is the most stable and versatile mirror. ...
11-23-17, 09:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,686
Posted By EthanBixby

[QUOTE=Turbotandem;20009627]The frame bag is two...

[QUOTE=Turbotandem;20009627]The frame bag is two parts. For tour divide-Colorado we managed to stay at accommodations each night so we did not have the lower "camping" bag. But did have a...
11-22-17, 01:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,026
Posted By EthanBixby

I had an Airnimal folder with 24" tires, and it...

I had an Airnimal folder with 24" tires, and it was a great riding bike. I really liked the tire size and performance, but it is all a compromise.
11-17-17, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,878
Posted By EthanBixby

Any idea what the Ritchey frame and fork weigh? ...

Any idea what the Ritchey frame and fork weigh? How do the Ritchey couplers compare to the typical S&S?
Thanks.
10-29-17, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,060
Posted By EthanBixby

We have the Porsche in a V2r, and love it. Now...

We have the Porsche in a V2r, and love it. Now looking for the other tandem as you describe so well. Do you mind if I ask what the Equator weighs? We are spoiled by the weight, ride, and...
08-02-17, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,366
Posted By EthanBixby

We were there and really enjoyed the weekend....

We were there and really enjoyed the weekend. Especially the long ride Sunday to the other side of the main road. It was really pretty there and not busy at all.
Cheers,
Ethan and Trudy
01-06-17, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,469
Posted By EthanBixby

I went ahead and created a tandem only Strava...

I went ahead and created a tandem only Strava account, and joined the Tandem club, successfully this time. I use my phone, which gets uploaded to Strava either directly or from a Cateye Smart Strada...
12-31-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,469
Posted By EthanBixby

Thanks for the tips. In my profile, there is...

Thanks for the tips. In my profile, there is nothing in the Clubs area. But if I look lower at activity, it shows I joined the Tandem club on the 27th. If I click the red tandem logo there, I get...
12-30-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,469
Posted By EthanBixby

I joined the Tandem Strava Club with my usual...

I joined the Tandem Strava Club with my usual account, as I didn't know there was a problem with that. It seems I joined, as it shows in my Activity, but our ride didn't show up in the Club...
12-26-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,367
Posted By EthanBixby

Great projects! You might look into North Sails...

Great projects! You might look into North Sails Thin Ply Technology, which was developed for carbon fiber sails. It is used in carbon masts, planes, skis, and many other items. More info is here:...
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