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08-07-17, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,330
Posted By tandemracer

The Co-Motion Periscope models will adjust to...

The Co-Motion Periscope models will adjust to easily fit most most adults or children. It is not designed for high performance but it is a very capable machine which we have ridden on many long...
07-18-17, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,502
Posted By tandemracer

I have a spare set of 165 davinci cranks...

I have a spare set of 165 davinci cranks available if you want them. They are in good shape but could use some polishing.
03-20-17, 06:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 19,102
Posted By tandemracer

Maybe they read your post, but a cammed shim does...

Maybe they read your post, but a cammed shim does now exist that would allow adjustment of the front derailleur reach: ...
01-26-17, 06:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,263
Posted By tandemracer

Parlee has pictures of their new cross/gravel...

Parlee has pictures of their new cross/gravel fork out that is flat mount and 12mm thru axle.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/772/32371027332_b9a4e30172_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RjvYCU)CX_Fork...
Forum: Introductions
07-12-14, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By tandemracer

I scanned my FitStik User's Guide and loaded it...

I scanned my FitStik User's Guide and loaded it to Google Drive. This link should work:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2AANz0UtL8aWjBJSXVOM0E1VTg/edit?usp=sharing
02-01-12, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By tandemracer

Depending on the timing of your trip you may even...

Depending on the timing of your trip you may even be able to participate in the Georgia Tandem Rally. This year it will be May 17-20. http://www.georgiatandemrally.com/
09-13-11, 03:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By tandemracer

We used HED 3's on our tandem as time trial...

We used HED 3's on our tandem as time trial wheels. We tried them for other types of riding but they always felt like they were flexing laterally when turning or climbing. Not very confidence...
08-29-11, 02:25 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,788
Posted By tandemracer

We moved to Poland a year ago for my wife's job. ...

We moved to Poland a year ago for my wife's job. Neither of us has been very successful at learning to speak Polish, but our 4-year-old daughter has picked up the language very quickly and...
07-12-11, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,850
Posted By tandemracer

Take the train over her to Poland and you are...

Take the train over her to Poland and you are welcome to test ride it. I don't think there are too many other Periscope triplets in Europe.
07-10-11, 03:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,850
Posted By tandemracer

You should consider one of the Co-Motion...

You should consider one of the Co-Motion Periscope models to give your family some flexibility with which riders can fit on the bike. We recently added a Periscope Trident Convertible...
06-27-11, 06:00 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 101,150
Posted By tandemracer

The new tandem is 60 pounds, but it has 3...

The new tandem is 60 pounds, but it has 3 seats...

Co-Motion Periscope Trident Convertible - with a stokid adapter so that our 4-year old can fit on it.

First ride:...
02-19-11, 09:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,271
Posted By tandemracer

Every time I look at the drivetrains with the...

Every time I look at the drivetrains with the Gates belt on the drive side I always wonder how it impacts chainline.

On this build are the wheels and fork up to tandem duty?
02-15-11, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,452
Posted By tandemracer

We moved from the US to Poland last year with our...

We moved from the US to Poland last year with our tandems. Every ride that we do includes at least 5 to 10 k of cobblestones. We have not had problems with our 32 spoke Velocity Deep V rims on...
01-27-11, 04:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,962
Posted By tandemracer

Two eccentrics?

Two eccentrics?
11-23-10, 04:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By tandemracer

Like this? http://www.maya.com/Sprocket/ ...

Like this?

http://www.maya.com/Sprocket/

http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQhhN9VdY7-82nJkwGHu9wOgPljIcyOzVV8n5AdRj4X7EhDhYb8
10-08-10, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,237
Posted By tandemracer

I am sure the Vittorio rack will get a tandem...

I am sure the Vittorio rack will get a tandem from point A to point B without dumping it on the side of the highway. The things I don't like about the rack in no particular order are:
1 - As you...
10-06-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,237
Posted By tandemracer

Interesting rack, but I don't think I would put...

Interesting rack, but I don't think I would put any of our tandems on it. I may just have to get an ATOC shipped over from the States especially since we will be getting a triple next year and will...
10-06-10, 03:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,237
Posted By tandemracer

Tandem Roof Racks in Europe?

We have moved to Poland for business for the next few years. We brought our bikes with us and purchased a station wagon (kombi) assuming that we could just buy a roof rack for it like we have in the...
08-27-10, 04:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,535
Posted By tandemracer

Our Litespeed was a custom that was built for...

Our Litespeed was a custom that was built for Jonathan Boyer. It seems to be closest to the large stock size from that era but not all of the measurements match. The stoker compartment is a touch...
08-26-10, 12:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,535
Posted By tandemracer

Looks like a great bike. We would buy it if we...

Looks like a great bike. We would buy it if we didn't already have Litespeed tandem. We have been beating up our bike for 10+ years now and have broken or worn out everything on it except the...
07-27-10, 02:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,653
Posted By tandemracer

A change of clothes and a credit card. What else...

A change of clothes and a credit card. What else would you need? Seriously.
12-14-09, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,996
Posted By tandemracer

We have had our Ti Litespeed tandem for almost 10...

We have had our Ti Litespeed tandem for almost 10 years now. I wouldn't go with any other material for a bike that will be seeing lots of travel. Our bike is not coupled so it travels in a BikePro...
09-10-09, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,044
Posted By tandemracer

Looks like y'all had fun at the dragon, sorry we...

Looks like y'all had fun at the dragon, sorry we missed it. It would have been fun trying to negotiate those turns while pulling our trailer. :eek:
02-27-08, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 551,126
Posted By tandemracer

Here are some pictures we have taken of happy...

Here are some pictures we have taken of happy people on tandems:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1346/536609066_942fc8e259.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2249/1628017078_0256c2d368.jpg
...
02-15-08, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,800
Posted By tandemracer

Looking forward to seeing the Lynskey tandem that...

Looking forward to seeing the Lynskey tandem that is registered for the Tennessee Tandem Rally.
02-05-08, 06:38 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,354,534
Posted By tandemracer

There is this tandem tallbike: ...

There is this tandem tallbike:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/georgeaye/51455338/
02-05-08, 12:51 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,354,534
Posted By tandemracer

Tandem Fixie

Sometimes for fun we convert one of our tandems to a fixie using and ENO hub. Lots of fun on the flats, less so on the hills. Definitely need a front brake since it is tough to coordinate...
01-31-08, 12:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,311
Posted By tandemracer

I am not recommending this (just in case any...

I am not recommending this (just in case any lawyers are listening) but we started riding with our baby in a trailer at 4 months. We use a Chariot trailer and for the first few months we used the...
09-12-07, 07:16 AM
07-14-07, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By tandemracer

After many years of showing up to the hammerfests...

After many years of showing up to the hammerfests on our tandem we finally found a new way to aggravate the singles. On Thursday night's training ride the pack had strung out on a long flat section...
06-09-07, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By tandemracer

TTR 2007 Pics

More pictures from the rally at
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tandemracer/sets/72157600329564348/
03-27-07, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By tandemracer

Here is a write-up from our trip to the icefields...

Here is a write-up from our trip to the icefields parkway in 2000:
http://www.bicycletech.com/tandem_canada.htm
12-13-06, 12:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,020
Posted By tandemracer

Be cautious about using the bag in that photo -...

Be cautious about using the bag in that photo - the velcro can come loose and cause a crash.

We had the exact same bag on the back of our tandem and it came loose during a ride. We didn't...
09-05-06, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By tandemracer

We have traveled numerous times with our...

We have traveled numerous times with our non-coupled Litespeed. Flying with it is easy - you just put it into a big case (we like our soft-sided TravelPro case), wheel it up to the gate and pay the...
06-11-06, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By tandemracer

TTR Pictures

Posted some pictures of the event at
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tandemracer/sets/72157594162905078/

We had a blast. Thanks to Tim and Sharon for another awesome rally.

David and Christen
04-19-06, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By tandemracer

Oh no, I guess it is time to maintain the...

Oh no, I guess it is time to maintain the website. A terrible thing to do when the weather is nice.
03-05-06, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By tandemracer

We live just a few miles from Centennial Park and...

We live just a few miles from Centennial Park and ride past there frequently.

Unless you are very comfortable riding in urban traffic your options for riding directly from the hotel will be...
02-23-06, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By tandemracer

You could always just use one of these: ...

You could always just use one of these:
http://www.garmin.com/products/edge305/
No wires on this computer.
02-22-06, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By tandemracer

The Cateye Double Wireless will "work" but ours...

The Cateye Double Wireless will "work" but ours have been less than reliable and I finally gave up on the second one recently. Other teams have been been happy with them. Do you feel lucky?
02-19-06, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By tandemracer

Legs are good for signaling the correct gear, but...

Legs are good for signaling the correct gear, but they cannont tell you if you are cross-chain. I took the gear indicators off after a few month cause I never looked at them. It was simpler to just...
02-18-06, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By tandemracer

The Dura-Ace inline gear indicators will work on...

The Dura-Ace inline gear indicators will work on any shifting system - the marks just may not line up exactly. I have even used the indicators on my Campy equipped tandem by placing them where the...
01-31-06, 11:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,975
Posted By tandemracer

We are using Campy Ergo levers, brake calipers,...

We are using Campy Ergo levers, brake calipers, derailleurs, pedals, hubs, and cassette on our Litespeed. Our frame is spaced 135 and I had a machine shop make a longer piece for the non-drive side...
01-25-06, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,696
Posted By tandemracer

The second gen Wireless was better than the...

The second gen Wireless was better than the first, but that meant that it lasted a year instead of a month. Resetting the communications link between the transmitter and the computer was a regular...
01-24-06, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,696
Posted By tandemracer

The Cateye double wireless will "work" on a...

The Cateye double wireless will "work" on a tandem, but only as long as the unit itself continues to function. We have been through two of them that we suffered through constant resets, battery...
01-18-06, 11:03 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,354,534
Posted By tandemracer

We have been using a 42/16 which is fine for...

We have been using a 42/16 which is fine for around town 'cause we like to spin at about 100. But I need to bump that up next time we do our Sunday training ride. There is a long flat stretch about...
01-18-06, 10:44 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,354,534
Posted By tandemracer

How about a tandem Fixie? I set this up for...

How about a tandem Fixie? I set this up for winter training a few weeks ago using an ENO hub. Makes for a helluva workout trying to stay with the pack on group rides.
...
01-18-06, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By tandemracer

We have had good success withe the Deep V's on...

We have had good success withe the Deep V's on our tandems. But I would not trust ti spokes on a tandem. Even on a single bike they make for too flexy a wheel for my taste plus they don't seem to...
12-12-05, 08:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,707
Posted By tandemracer

I was surprised by the difference in the ride...

I was surprised by the difference in the ride between the two forks. The Alpha Q is shorter so we had to have an extension made for the bottom of the head tube to lift the front end up 15mm. With...
12-11-05, 06:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,707
Posted By tandemracer

The Alpha Q fork on our Litespeed tandem started...

The Alpha Q fork on our Litespeed tandem started showing cracks near the crown after about 20k miles. Unfortunately the warranty time had expired and I had to pay for a replacement. True Temper...
07-31-04, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,891
Posted By tandemracer

I bought a Cateye Double Wireless a few weeks ago...

I bought a Cateye Double Wireless a few weeks ago since it seemed like a good clean setup for the back of our tandem. The computer installed quickly and it worked just as promised. The only...
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