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05-13-13, 06:45 PM
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Posted By Weebee

I've been riding a single for only 5 years and a...

I've been riding a single for only 5 years and a tandem for 4 years so I consider myself new to cycling. But, I've seen an Easton wheel spoke break on a ride, I've seen a Mavic wheel spoke break on a...
03-29-11, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 472,961
Posted By Weebee

Then and Now

The first picture is my father and mother and me taken in 1963 when I was 3 years old. My dad built the tandem from plans in Popular Mechanics magazine. As I got older I used to captain that tandem...
03-29-11, 07:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,510
Posted By Weebee

Cateye V3

I bought 2 Cateye V3s. Put the cadence/speed sensor on the left rear chainstay. You sync each computer and heartrate monitor individually to the one sensor by putting one computer in a different part...
09-26-10, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,594
Posted By Weebee

Rear derailleur chain wrap capacity and front derailleur chainring capacity

I have a couple of questions I know that someone out there can answer. If I choose an 11-29 rear cassette, and a 53-39-28 front chain ring, that gives me a rear range of 18 (29-11) and a front range...
11-16-09, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By Weebee

Low Spoke Count Wheels

This picture was taken at the Southern Tandem Rally and is posted on another thread. See the silver tandem propped up against the tree? Look at the low spoke count wheels. Anyone know what brand they...
10-20-09, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By Weebee

Click on the Picasa Web Album at the top of this...

Click on the Picasa Web Album at the top of this post. Look at picture number 11 of 15. Look at the silver tandem propped against the tree in the left of the picture with the low spoke count wheels....
07-31-09, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Weebee

Crank length is frequently determined by frame...

Crank length is frequently determined by frame size by bicycle manufacturers. Small frame, short crank and big frame, long crank. My 58cm frame has a 175mm crank. My wife's 54cm frame has a 172.5mm...
Forum: Triathlon
07-31-09, 08:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,921
Posted By Weebee

Steve Harad, There is something called...

Steve Harad,

There is something called random acts of kindness. My wife and I are lucky enough to make a good living. We have friends with a son on the Purdue Bike Racing Team. He has an old heavy...
07-06-09, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 472,961
Posted By Weebee

The one question we are always asked is, do we...

The one question we are always asked is, do we get along with each other. Yes, she graduated from UNC and me from Duke but we have been married for 25 years and we have a great relationship but she...
07-04-09, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By Weebee

I use a Cateye V3 and it works fine. My computer...

I use a Cateye V3 and it works fine. My computer is synced to my heartrate monitor and to the speed/cadence sensor on the rear chainstay. My wife's computer is synced to her heartrate monitor and to...
07-04-09, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 472,961
Posted By Weebee

We got this tandem about 3 weeks ago and are...

We got this tandem about 3 weeks ago and are loving it.
06-27-09, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,601
Posted By Weebee

I am very sad to hear this. My wife and I bought...

I am very sad to hear this. My wife and I bought a tandem 2 weeks ago. We live about 60 miles from Greg and last fall we went to his home where he allowed my wife and I to test ride his tandem. I was...
06-26-09, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,441
Posted By Weebee

I have a Calfee tandem and have thought about a...

I have a Calfee tandem and have thought about a set of Zipp wheels. Mike, the sales manager at Calfee, says they have a wheel builder that will build you a set of Zipps with 32 spokes on White...
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By Weebee

Single Gear, WOW!

Octopus,

I am 48 years old and started riding a bike 14 months ago. Some close biking friends encouraged my wife and I to do the 24 Hour National Challenge. I hit the wall at 2:15AM with 251.5...
05-06-09, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,705
Posted By Weebee

I have the same problem with glasses in the rain....

I have the same problem with glasses in the rain. I found this product on an internet search and want to try it. It is for plastic, not glass; http://www.motosolutions.com/raincoat.html
04-16-09, 06:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,561
Posted By Weebee

The build list for my Calfee Tetra Tandem with...

The build list for my Calfee Tetra Tandem with Alpha Q fork includes the Calfee crank, Token titanium ceramic bottom bracket, Gates belt drive, Campy front derailleur, Shimano XTR rear derailleur,...
04-14-09, 04:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,561
Posted By Weebee

Calfee Crank

I ordered a Calfee tandem through Hubbub Bikes in Chesterfield, OH about 4 weeks ago. I got a Calfee carbon triple tandem crankset from Mel at TandemsEast. All he has left are the 172.5mm/170mm or...
01-06-09, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By Weebee

Bottom Brackets

I am planning on getting a Calfee tandem with the new Calfee carbon triple crankset. This set uses an Isis bottom bracket. I would like to get ceramic bottom brackets. On Ebay, the have ceramic Isis...
10-13-08, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By Weebee

Hubub

Talk to Brian at Hubub. He builds tandems with Campy/Shimano mix. Hubub was in this months issue of Bicycling magazine as one of a few Bicycle Boutiques in the country.
http://www.hubbub.com/
06-24-08, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,964
Posted By Weebee

aluminum vs steel

I am lucky enough to make a good living that will allow me to spend much more than I paid for my first car on what will be my first tandem. I don't want to spend the $10,000 to $12,000 for titanium...
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