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04-19-10, 06:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,236
Posted By tandempair

DH and I are massage therapist, we work 2 days a...

DH and I are massage therapist, we work 2 days a week, plus some massages we do in our home, so our schedule varies. We do moderate riding 30-45 miles per week, we usually try to do 2 weekday rides,...
03-16-10, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By tandempair

I will post a pic later this week.

I will post a pic later this week.
03-16-10, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By tandempair

The Tandem Terra trike breaks down for easy...

The Tandem Terra trike breaks down for easy transport, since DH can't see to line up the couplers when we need to reassemble it, it is kind of tricky for us to put back together sometimes, we...
03-15-10, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By tandempair

Interesting, tricky, and entertaining. ...

Interesting, tricky, and entertaining. Frustrating sometimes, but not that often. I try to think ahead, that helps. We have yet to take on a bike trail with the barriers on it, but will, when we...
03-15-10, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By tandempair

Any trikers out there?

DH and I ride a tandem terra trike, quite the beast, at 10 ft. in length. We aren't out to set any speed records, we like the views of nature it gives us, and riding in comfort is nice too. We go...
Forum: Recumbent
03-11-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By tandempair

Thanks for the replies, being rather new at this,...

Thanks for the replies, being rather new at this, I'm not sure what toeing in is or how to check for it. Could you please elaborate? Thanks.
Forum: Recumbent
03-09-10, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By tandempair

Best way to choose new tire for a tandem trike

We have a Tandem Terra Trike we bought used last fall, it had around 1000 miles on it, we put another 300 on it before winter settled in. It currently has Schwalbe Marathon tires on it, but they...
Forum: Recumbent
03-04-10, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By tandempair

We live in an area where there are quite a few...

We live in an area where there are quite a few Amish. On one of our routes we sometimes meet a Amish girl with a horse and buggy, the poor hose really gets wild eyed, lots of side stepping, but...
Forum: Recumbent
02-15-10, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,126
Posted By tandempair

We still have plenty of snow in Northern MI. We...

We still have plenty of snow in Northern MI. We were in GR last week, couldn't get over the difference. I don't think we have as much as we usually do, but a good amount for snowmobiles, kick...
Forum: Recumbent
02-05-10, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By tandempair

I've had duck feet since I was a kid. Quack,...

I've had duck feet since I was a kid. Quack, quack.
Forum: Recumbent
02-04-10, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By tandempair

Thinking of warm weather biking helps me cope...

Thinking of warm weather biking helps me cope with the winter blahs, plus as long as it can take for me to find a shoe that fits, I need to get a head start.
Forum: Recumbent
02-04-10, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By tandempair

Any one try 661 biking sandals?

I'm wondering if anyone has tried 661 2 strap biking sandals? If so how did you like them and were they true to size? (especially the width, I wear a EE) I bought a pair of Lake's but they have...
Forum: Recumbent
11-06-09, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,482
Posted By tandempair

Some gals say so...

Some gals say so too!http://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/smile.gif
TP
Forum: Recumbent
11-03-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,500
Posted By tandempair

trailer to transport a tandem trike

We want to get a trailer to transport or tandem Terra Trike, preferably one that we can put the grandkids bikes in too. When our TT is broken down, there is no room for the grandkids in the car,...
Forum: Recumbent
11-02-09, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By tandempair

Thanks to all who replied. We found a used Terra...

Thanks to all who replied. We found a used Terra Trike about a month ago and bought it. We have been enjoying it, trying to get out for a ride 2 or 3 times a week, depending on the weather. (we'll...
Forum: Recumbent
10-19-09, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By tandempair

Thanks to all who replied, went for an 8 mile...

Thanks to all who replied, went for an 8 mile ride today, I oiled our clips and am finding that clipping in is going better for both of us. For some reason I am having difficulty getting my left...
Forum: Recumbent
10-15-09, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By tandempair

Thanks for your replies, being new at all of...

Thanks for your replies, being new at all of this, I need a bit of clarification. Do we need to adjust the pedal or the cleats? Is a special tool needed to do this?
Thanks,
TP
Forum: Recumbent
10-14-09, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By tandempair

having problems clipping in

We have a Terra Trike Tandem, although we have some DF tandem experience, we have to trike e experience and have never ridden clipless. Our TT does not have IPS. We are both having a hard time...
Forum: Recumbent
10-08-09, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By tandempair

I'll give it a try, going to the LBS tomorrow....

I'll give it a try, going to the LBS tomorrow. Thanks.

TP
Forum: Recumbent
10-07-09, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By tandempair

Need to find a mirror for TT captain OSS

I'm a "newbie", so hope I post this question clearly. We just bought a used tandem TT, it comes with a mirror, but it is in the back, doesn't do the stoker ( or me) much good, since he is blind....
Forum: Recumbent
10-06-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,139
Posted By tandempair

Thanks for your reply. We were fortunate, found...

Thanks for your reply. We were fortunate, found and bought a used Terra Trike tandem at a pretty good price. Hope to have it assembled tomorrow so we can go riding...weather permitting, rain and...
Forum: Recumbent
09-29-09, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By tandempair

Thanks for the reply. If a trike had an...

Thanks for the reply. If a trike had an adjustable boom, would the term adjustable seat mean that the reclining position of the seat would be adjustable but the seat wouldn't move forward or back?
Forum: Recumbent
09-28-09, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By tandempair

researching custom tandem trikes

We are researching custom built tandem trikes and are wondering what an "adjustable boom" is. Is this a way of adjusting the seats? Sorry if it is a dumb questions, we are newcomers in the land of...
Forum: Recumbent
09-27-09, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By tandempair

trying out a tandem terra trike, what to look for?

On saturday we are taking a tandem terra trek for an hour test drive on some bike trails, I will be the captain, hubby the stoker, which will mean the shortest person is in the front. is there...
Forum: Recumbent
09-24-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,139
Posted By tandempair

You bring up some very good points, Dh and I both...

You bring up some very good points, Dh and I both feel we will bike more if we have a comfortable bike that I feel safe captaining.
Forum: Recumbent
09-24-09, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,139
Posted By tandempair

Sorry about misspelling the word, yes that is the...

Sorry about misspelling the word, yes that is the one I was asking about. One of our concerns was weight, it weighs 85 lbs, that sounds like a lot of weight of weight to be pedaling along,...
Forum: Recumbent
09-24-09, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,139
Posted By tandempair

Has anyone heard of a rickcycle? opinions please

We are new to all of this recumbent stuff, recently did a demo ride on a Terra Trike, very impressive, but pricey, but that is the only negative we could find. Would buy one tomorrow if we had the...
Forum: Recumbent
09-22-09, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By tandempair

Thanks for your input. We were in Grand Rapids...

Thanks for your input. We were in Grand Rapids Mi today to visit some one in the hospital, so stopped by Wiz Wheelz and had a demo ride on a Terra Trike. Wow, what a ride. It worked really suited...
Forum: Introductions
09-21-09, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By tandempair

Newbies from MI

Hi,
Tandempair here. (that's Dear Husband ..DH.. and me.) DH is blind so we bike on a tandem, which is made to have the larger person in front, but of course that doesn't work for us. I captain,...
Forum: Recumbent
09-21-09, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By tandempair

Tandem recumbent for a smaller captain?

DH is 6 ft tall, I am 5 ft 2 in. We currently have a tandem KHS. DH is blind, so I captain while he stokes. Our problem is this: the KHS ( as well as other tandems we demo rode) is too big for me...
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