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04-07-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,082
Posted By mkane77g

It's all about technique. Never had an issue with...

It's all about technique. Never had an issue with BB7. Yes, it's steep around here. The real secret is check your speed before it get's out of control.
04-07-18, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By mkane77g

We use a 24Dura Ace combo and have been for 2...

We use a 24Dura Ace combo and have been for 2 decades. No issues whatsoever.
09-18-17, 08:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,910
Posted By mkane77g

Not sure about a full on Brooks so I sprung for...

Not sure about a full on Brooks so I sprung for this Brooks. I like it.
09-18-17, 08:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,372
Posted By mkane77g

Top tube length is more important than standover

Top tube length is more important than standover
09-18-17, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,260
Posted By mkane77g

Speedplay since forever

Speedplay since forever
09-18-17, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,549
Posted By mkane77g

Bling. Not much difference in weight. Q might be...

Bling. Not much difference in weight. Q might be different. That's the one draw back using these outboard bearing BB.
09-14-17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,726
Posted By mkane77g

Enjoy.

Enjoy.
08-23-17, 08:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,214
Posted By mkane77g

hot

hot
08-23-17, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,449
Posted By mkane77g

Fine looking tire

Fine looking tire
08-21-17, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,449
Posted By mkane77g

Not mounted any longer and there's only a disc in...

Not mounted any longer and there's only a disc in the rear. I would imagine it measures 32-34 mm. The 28 we now have mounted measures 29.75 with 105psi
08-21-17, 11:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,246
Posted By mkane77g

You must have some wide rims if your measuring...

You must have some wide rims if your measuring 32mm using the 28
08-21-17, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,449
Posted By mkane77g

We have used this tire on a Co Motion...

We have used this tire on a Co Motion Supremo/Dyad on the rear only. It's a huge tire, much bigger than any 28.
08-10-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,391
Posted By mkane77g

| Parts & Accessories | Salsa Cycles...

| Parts & Accessories | Salsa Cycles (http://salsacycles.com/components/archive/category/skewers/flip-offs_tandem)
08-07-17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,336
Posted By mkane77g

I adjust pressure according to condition of road...

I adjust pressure according to condition of road surface on a certain route. Also, we stand a lot and AFAIC this requires a bit more air in the front. We only use 28's.
08-07-17, 08:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,051
Posted By mkane77g

gearing choices are very people dependent and...

gearing choices are very people dependent and also terrain dependent. I wouldn't give up 13-14- 15- 16-17
08-02-17, 07:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,051
Posted By mkane77g

We have been riding tandems 30yrs and I can't...

We have been riding tandems 30yrs and I can't wrap my head around using an 11-40 cassette. 12-23 & 12-25 here with a triple. Co-Motion can source Shimano triple shifters & tandem cranks.
07-27-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,698
Posted By mkane77g

Mabey 2 these days. Stand and bump

Mabey 2 these days. Stand and bump
07-27-16, 07:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,622
Posted By mkane77g

Now that's a great thought, a bar end for the...

Now that's a great thought, a bar end for the front derailleur.
07-25-16, 07:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,622
Posted By mkane77g

Still plenty of tandems out there using the bb7....

Still plenty of tandems out there using the bb7. You need to know how to use it to your advantage.
07-24-16, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,685
Posted By mkane77g

Nwtr

No mention of the July 4th's rally. We were there. Rode with a very different strategy this time. Quite enjoyable. Weather was nice. Routes fantastic. Rest stops didn't work out as planned but had a...
07-24-16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,875
Posted By mkane77g

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Amen and,

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Amen and,
07-24-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,622
Posted By mkane77g

Using organic pads. Easy on the rotor. For...

Using organic pads. Easy on the rotor. For durability a Hayes rotor can take lot's of abuse.
07-24-16, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,904
Posted By mkane77g

Ti works just fine for spinners. Mashers can...

Ti works just fine for spinners. Mashers can forget about it.
07-21-16, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,644
Posted By mkane77g

Fantastic Fit's they are. We have 2, or had 2....

Fantastic Fit's they are. We have 2, or had 2. Gave one away. You both look wonderful
08-27-15, 04:49 PM
08-26-15, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By mkane77g

As long as you stick with the same pad all is...

As long as you stick with the same pad all is well. A scotch brite pad cleans them well as long as no grease is present.
08-09-15, 09:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,294
Posted By mkane77g

Continental Gator Hardshell wire bead 700x28. Not...

Continental Gator Hardshell wire bead 700x28. Not the most supple but wear like iron and impervious to flats.
08-09-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By mkane77g

Try vintage Brake in CA. There specialty is...

Try vintage Brake in CA. There specialty is motorcycles but I'll bet they can help. https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=vintage%20brake
07-21-15, 08:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,625
Posted By mkane77g

Thank you and I will.

Thank you and I will.
07-21-15, 06:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,625
Posted By mkane77g

I find that our Dura Ace front caliper brake...

I find that our Dura Ace front caliper brake useless at speeds above 40. Could be pad material, don't know.
07-21-15, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,625
Posted By mkane77g

Ever fall doing 50+. We had a blow out (new...

Ever fall doing 50+. We had a blow out (new tire/tube, no brakes) at that speed on the rear around a bend in the road. The rear decided to try and change places with the front so, I laid the bike...
07-21-15, 10:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,700
Posted By mkane77g

We have been doing this for quite a while, almost...

We have been doing this for quite a while, almost 30 years. I have my wife stand first and I blend in. Always have, always will.
07-21-15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,625
Posted By mkane77g

Try 10-15% grades for miles & miles. Rim brakes...

Try 10-15% grades for miles & miles. Rim brakes won't cut it. I live in Sonoma County. If you like hills and live here you know what I mean.
03-13-15, 09:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,972
Posted By mkane77g

We used a 32 all winter last yearon the rear....

We used a 32 all winter last yearon the rear. It's a big tire and a fender wouldn't fit. 95 psi, nice ride, no flats. Longest wearing brand going for a tandem. The ride is a bit stiff due to sidewall...
03-13-15, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,805
Posted By mkane77g

Depending on weight, not sure if I would do a 32h...

Depending on weight, not sure if I would do a 32h rear wheel, or a front for that matter.
03-13-15, 08:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,897
Posted By mkane77g

Keep in mind tires available are not designed for...

Keep in mind tires available are not designed for tandem use. We use to ride all this light weight stuff and you may pay down the road. We got away with it for 25 years and then got bit. Cost me 3...
11-13-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,713
Posted By mkane77g

Just a note. Skewers are only suppose to leave a...

Just a note. Skewers are only suppose to leave a small imprint in the palm of your hand when tightened properly
12-20-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,891
Posted By mkane77g

My wife said something along those lines. She...

My wife said something along those lines. She said when her car wouldn't fit in the garage she was movin out. I said you had better start looking now
12-10-13, 11:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,242
Posted By mkane77g

Disc as a drag brake= lousy idea.

Disc as a drag brake= lousy idea.
12-07-13, 08:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,373
Posted By mkane77g

Dura Ace tubeless ready wheels,Hutcinson...

Dura Ace tubeless ready wheels,Hutcinson Intensive tires. First flat was 3 weeks ago. More like a blowout. Took a large boot to cover the 1" gash. 35lbs and rode home 25miles. I always carry a boot...
12-06-13, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,373
Posted By mkane77g

Made the move in 2008. Never looked back.

Made the move in 2008. Never looked back.
11-11-13, 12:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,513
Posted By mkane77g

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^That. Neck will adjust.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^That. Neck will adjust.
11-07-13, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By mkane77g

That Evoke is one stiff bike. Had one, sold it....

That Evoke is one stiff bike. Had one, sold it. Wife still rides hers but she's a bit younger.
11-05-13, 08:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,649
Posted By mkane77g

Carbon bars, fat tires & 100lbs. of tire...

Carbon bars, fat tires & 100lbs. of tire pressure. This and a light grip will work wonders.
11-01-13, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 935
Posted By mkane77g

1-3000 miles on a chain. That's every 40 days.

1-3000 miles on a chain. That's every 40 days.
10-31-13, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,371
Posted By mkane77g

Never heard this statement before? Shimano all...

Never heard this statement before? Shimano all the way.
10-30-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,819
Posted By mkane77g

Beer is food.

Beer is food.
10-30-13, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,371
Posted By mkane77g

Shimano=no brainer

Shimano=no brainer
10-29-13, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,628
Posted By mkane77g

Wife rides a Ibis Spanky to and from work. Early...

Wife rides a Ibis Spanky to and from work. Early 90's bike with a carbon fork. Still tickin. Kestrel Evoke has carbon fork, Bianchi Ti has carbon, Tandem also. Proteus has steel fork, 531 with a flat...
10-29-13, 09:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,741
Posted By mkane77g

Oakley prescription user here also. While better...

Oakley prescription user here also. While better than no prescription not as good as my usual glasses. Mabey it's the curve or I need to get my eyes checked.
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