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07-07-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By headasunder

in my experience the rotors are always a litle...

in my experience the rotors are always a litle out even from new and usually need a tweak, realigning the caliper body if the rub is minimal will usually sought it. Welcome to the disc brake world
06-27-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By headasunder

most lights with bungy like attachments will have...

most lights with bungy like attachments will have no problems on a seat stay just be careful you dont sneeze when around carbon frames as they are so fragile they might explode into pieces
06-25-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By headasunder

they can still become glazed after bedding in...

they can still become glazed after bedding in disc brakes dont like long light pressure descents better to brake hard and in shorter bursts to shed speed.
06-11-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By headasunder

just looked at my mini v(s) they look exactly the...

just looked at my mini v(s) they look exactly the same as your picture and I have never had any issues
06-11-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By headasunder

personally I think it should be fine, there is a...

personally I think it should be fine, there is a small bit of clearance required otherwise the bolt will bind on the brake arm
06-10-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,675
Posted By headasunder

As a reasonably new tandem team (8500km over a...

As a reasonably new tandem team (8500km over a couple of years mainly road with some good length mixed terrain bike touring etc) I have been following this thread with interest . Cadence has been a...
06-07-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By headasunder

frame will fit 11 speed, whether your hub can...

frame will fit 11 speed, whether your hub can take an 11 speed cassette only you can answer, tiagra only go up to 10 speed
06-01-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 937
Posted By headasunder

Wheel building is not black art some people make...

Wheel building is not black art some people make it out to be I got around to buying a tension meter when I built a back wheel for my tandem before then I used the relative pitch method. If you are...
05-31-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,777
Posted By headasunder

work on the motor(s), strong wheels and good...

work on the motor(s), strong wheels and good brakes are essential on a tandem. Hills are slow up and as fast as you dare on the down I'm acutely aware of where the blame will lie if we have an off so...
05-21-20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By headasunder

there are some products designed for this problem...

there are some products designed for this problem https://wickwerks.com/products/fit-link-adapter/ although maybe the file depending on how much material you have is a viable option, I assume you...
05-17-20, 01:33 AM
05-16-20, 10:49 AM
05-11-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,418
Posted By headasunder

yes I have always treated the quick link as good...

yes I have always treated the quick link as good for the life of the chain and have removed mine many times(11 speed) and never had an issue, I understand that the connex links are reusable if you...
05-11-20, 01:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,418
Posted By headasunder

I cant see why it would be any less robust I dont...

I cant see why it would be any less robust I dont have 11speed on my tandem but regularly remove and clean my 11 speed road bike chain.
04-24-20, 12:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By headasunder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYGCpdJorT4&vl=en...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYGCpdJorT4&vl=en
04-23-20, 08:10 PM
04-19-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 496
Posted By headasunder

Or do I just leave it, since I really shouldn't...

Or do I just leave it, since I really shouldn't be using large/large cogs

you answered your own question when you hear the rub while riding it will remind you to not cross chain
04-13-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,400
Posted By headasunder

belting it with a mallet or the palm of your hand...

belting it with a mallet or the palm of your hand is standard practice as above odds on you haven't set the preload correctly
03-25-20, 01:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By headasunder

what type of bb is your triple using if its a...

what type of bb is your triple using if its a modern hollowtec style you will need to source a tandem double crankset if its something like a square taper you could just change the drive side with a...
03-24-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By headasunder

what type of crank is your triple.. holowtec,...

what type of crank is your triple.. holowtec, octolink , square taper that will determine whats possible. Or do you already have a tandem double crankset.
03-23-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,485
Posted By headasunder

there is a long thread in the garmin forums on...

there is a long thread in the garmin forums on this it seems to be a common complaint usually after a full charge it has happened to me once so far and my unit is only 2 weeks old so I hope garmins...
03-23-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By headasunder

using the rear brake will have a negligible...

using the rear brake will have a negligible effect on rear tyre wear unless you are locking up the back wheel post a pic of your front tyre a lot of tyres have very little tread pattern on the top of...
03-23-20, 01:16 AM
03-23-20, 01:05 AM
02-20-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,381
Posted By headasunder

Co Motion Mocha 650b

Just looking for a review of sorts from anyone owning the above bike, overall weight, max tyre clearance suitability for multi terrain touring and anything else owners care to mention. thanks in...
01-30-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By headasunder

frisbee

frisbee
01-20-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 725
Posted By headasunder

tandem touring with a coffin

Apologies for the title but this couple (https://rip.kiwi/) is towing a coffin behind a tandem and gathering signatures on their way to the capital to try and spur a policy change here in the shaky...
01-13-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By headasunder

Use grease when and if and when you switch to a...

Use grease when and if and when you switch to a carbon post use the recommended paste the residual grease wont effect any future choice what ever you do dont fit a post dry
12-28-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By headasunder

just roll down a hill and start the process again...

just roll down a hill and start the process again dont bother cleaning the rotors
11-04-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By headasunder

not really the spacing between the cogs are...

not really the spacing between the cogs are different just chuck your existing cassette and chain on you will need an addition spacer for 10 speed on 11 speed freehub I think its 1.8mm.
10-06-19, 12:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,322
Posted By headasunder

I'm not a welder but the repaired aluminium seat...

I'm not a welder but the repaired aluminium seat tubes I have seen have all failed again after a time. If you are comfortable at your current seat height don't lower it just buy a longer post and...
09-26-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,637
Posted By headasunder

3 weeks to remove a cap screw next time buy an...

3 weeks to remove a cap screw next time buy an easy out and tackle it yourself or stop by a regular car mechanics or an engineering shop get them to do it while you wait.
09-22-19, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By headasunder

I used ATF (it is a transmission?) the squeal has...

I used ATF (it is a transmission?) the squeal has never return although i have applied the atf a couple of times when doing general maintenance perhaps once a year
08-29-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,649
Posted By headasunder

sjs cycles have plenty of square taper options...

sjs cycles have plenty of square taper options they are uk based but ship internationally the bcd of your existing cranks may be an issue
08-21-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,465
Posted By headasunder

four years on the same rear cable is pushing it,...

four years on the same rear cable is pushing it, the tighter routing of the gear cables in the generation of shifters where the cables are buried makes for a lot of friction and fraying of the cable...
08-21-19, 02:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,132
Posted By headasunder

no joke but it does turn heads so at least you...

no joke but it does turn heads so at least you are seen, have you considered buying a different pad material? As others have stated standard procedure for rim brake screech is to toe them in. On my...
08-20-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,132
Posted By headasunder

its a safety feature:) ... ride on

its a safety feature:) ... ride on
08-08-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,534
Posted By headasunder

specialized saw-tooth 700 x 42 super comfy ride,...

specialized saw-tooth 700 x 42 super comfy ride, good grip both on and off road
08-06-19, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By headasunder

Put a pen mark on the adjusting wheels to see if...

Put a pen mark on the adjusting wheels to see if they are moving?,you may have to dis assemble them to see what's going on
08-04-19, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By headasunder

you need to match the shifter to the dérailleur...

you need to match the shifter to the dérailleur 10 speed mtb shifter will not work with 105
07-18-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By headasunder

yes

yes
07-14-19, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By headasunder

no issues forge on

no issues forge on
07-10-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By headasunder

Yes, one other possible solution would be to run...

Yes, one other possible solution would be to run an 11 speed chain the narrower width may give the required clearance(or not) shifting the rear wont be an issue the front may be a little finickier(or...
07-04-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,273
Posted By headasunder

Save your self the pain and get the wheels...

Save your self the pain and get the wheels rebuilt with double or triple butted spokes for a 2/3 month loaded tour your rig is too light weight + broken spokes are a pain on a loaded rig when you are...
07-02-19, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By headasunder

probably a sticking piston check to make sure...

probably a sticking piston check to make sure they are both retracting
06-25-19, 01:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,667
Posted By headasunder

No change the RD as well

No change the RD as well
06-17-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,850
Posted By headasunder

We put some Specialized Sawtooth 700 x 42 on our...

We put some Specialized Sawtooth 700 x 42 on our tandem for a mixed terrain 310km trail they are super comfy and handled the shingle and gravel with ease, they roll nicely on the road as well.
06-09-19, 01:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,601
Posted By headasunder

some mechanical disc brakes have tool free...

some mechanical disc brakes have tool free adjustments like the bb7 I assume the fixed pad is awkward to get at because the hub motor means you cant poke an allen key in from the non disc side maybe...
05-28-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By headasunder

the spacers would go on the big ring side but if...

the spacers would go on the big ring side but if you need to shift it 4mm to miss the chain-stay then that is too big a jump between the rings, was the original 32 tooth ring scalloped to match the...
05-19-19, 02:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By headasunder

bottom bracket compatibility could be the fly in...

bottom bracket compatibility could be the fly in the ointment just make sure your frame can accept whatever the praxis cranks bb is.
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