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01-31-22, 08:17 PM
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Posted By Paul J

Not wanting to be a grouch but, with this post...

Not wanting to be a grouch but, with this post and the several that follow are taking this thread off it's original purpose which was to collect pictures of our tandems.Maybe this conversation could...
01-27-22, 01:26 PM
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Posted By jethro00

Our first tandem in the 1980s was a cruiser by...

Our first tandem in the 1980s was a cruiser by Trailmate. When we went to pick it up, we could not get it in the car. So, for its maiden ride, I had to ride it home solo, not a short ride and on busy...
01-21-22, 12:48 PM
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Views: 68,843
Posted By motochick

Here is our new-to-us, highly modified from...

Here is our new-to-us, highly modified from original, 2002 Co-Motion Speedster. And yes, we are highly allergic to black bike parts, hoping to get some red pedals for the front soon!


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01-17-22, 04:36 PM
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Views: 68,843
Posted By Wheels4

This is our Santana. I actually posted about it...

This is our Santana. I actually posted about it under a different screenname, but have since started using my original account on here. Anyways... I bought it about 4-5 months ago and the plan was to...
01-17-22, 01:23 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 68,843
Posted By 2flit

This is our Bilenky Travel Tandem that we cycled...

This is our Bilenky Travel Tandem that we cycled across the south island of New Zealand on and across Europe... and a few other places.


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01-15-22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 68,843
Posted By 7up

This is my Schwinn Mini-Twinn ...

This is my Schwinn Mini-Twinn

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01-15-22, 10:31 PM
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Views: 68,843
Posted By antmaster5000

Love these sunny winter days

Love these sunny winter days
01-15-22, 03:55 PM
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Views: 68,843
Posted By Hproduguidon

ma trouvaille du jour gitane ...

ma trouvaille du jour
gitane
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01-13-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,516
Posted By Paul J

Best wishes, my wife was not a cyclist when we...

Best wishes, my wife was not a cyclist when we started riding and now we ride a couple thousand miles a year on the tandem. Something to remember as newer tandem riders, the front shifting will...
12-23-21, 09:38 PM
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Posted By GhenghisKahn

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This our Silverback Duel Limited Edition(whatever THAT means lol)3x9 sport...
12-22-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By LV2TNDM

Wow! That's CLASSIC! I've seen similar before,...

Wow! That's CLASSIC! I've seen similar before, but that's quite the disastrous explosion of your derailleur housing! Yup, gotta keep an eye on those ends!!!

Small washers in the ends of plastic...
12-20-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By KCT1986

[/QUOTE] Yes, I noticed that too, but my...

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Yes, I noticed that too, but my thought was that you had been testing the shifter with the cable disconnected from the FD & was just pulling on the cable. Then that you had released...
12-19-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By LV2TNDM

I, too, had a non-functioning shifter on a tandem...

I, too, had a non-functioning shifter on a tandem rebuild last spring. Both STIs were non-functional actually. But I had this job to do AFTER I went berserk on another Ultegra STI left shifter! I...
12-19-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By KCT1986

In the second pic above, do you mean pressure OFF...

In the second pic above, do you mean pressure OFF the lever? This should be the locked position for the top position. From here, the small (B) lever should need a sweep and release of lever to get...
12-18-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By KCT1986

First step would be to check that the shifter is...

First step would be to check that the shifter is working properly. Disconnect the cable verify that it is fully working. You should get "clicks" as in the diagram.
From low to top: first full...
12-18-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By Iride01

Disconnect the cable from the front DR and then...

Disconnect the cable from the front DR and then pull on the bare cable and keep tension on it. Then shift up and down on the shifter. If you feel all the detents and also feel a certain amount of...
12-18-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By masi61

Before you conclude that your Ultegra 6503 triple...

Before you conclude that your Ultegra 6503 triple front shifter is faulty you might want to try this:

Shimano indexed triple shifters have a set-up procedure that must be followed to have...
12-18-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd start with flushing the shifter with WD 40....

I'd start with flushing the shifter with WD 40. Also, pull the FD cable by hand to be sure there is nothing obstructing movement to the big ring.
12-14-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,516
Posted By cyccommute

There are several quick link pliers that can be...

There are several quick link pliers that can be used on the bike. Wolf Tooth...
12-14-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,516
Posted By kaos joe

If you're riding the tandem solo, be...

If you're riding the tandem solo, be careful.......using the front brake without the weight of a rider in the back seat can lift the rear wheel off the ground and the thing can jackknife like a...
12-09-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,516
Posted By kaos joe

As Cycommute said, use the quick links. I've got...

As Cycommute said, use the quick links. I've got tens of thousands of miles on both timing and drive chains on both of our tandems, one of which is a RT3000. We have never had a failure. FWIW I use...
12-07-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,516
Posted By cyccommute

Don’t reuse the pin. Just use two Powerlinks....

Don’t reuse the pin. Just use two Powerlinks. Modern chains have pins that have had the pin mushroomed or “peened” so that they can withstand the bending during shifting better without breaking....
12-07-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,516
Posted By New2Two

I have been using the quick links on the timing...

I have been using the quick links on the timing chains and drive chains for years without any issue. They hold up very well.
06-03-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,294
Posted By gregf83

It's a unique beep different than beeps for other...

It's a unique beep different than beeps for other notifications. I have minimal hearing in my right ear but don't have any trouble hearing normally including going down hills at up to 60kph. On the...
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