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09-30-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,679
Posted By geoffs

This is what we do as well. Not having to remove...

This is what we do as well. Not having to remove the timing chain and being able to quickly remove the front has made it easy to fit our tandem into lists, cars, trains etc. I would never have the...
06-08-20, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By geoffs

This is a backyard, let's weld a couple of frames...

This is a backyard, let's weld a couple of frames together and make a tandem even though I don't have a clue what I'm doing. I'd avoid it like the plague
Forum: Touring
11-19-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,519
Posted By geoffs

I'd be listening to your friends who are pro...

I'd be listening to your friends who are pro photographers. Sony's RX100 series are brilliant for the size.
I travel with a DSLR camera with a pro quality 24-70 2.8 lens which takes great shots but...
Forum: Touring
10-31-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,283
Posted By geoffs

As a wheel builder I'd be recommending something...

As a wheel builder I'd be recommending something like 36h Velocity Cliffhanger or DT TK540 with 14/15/14 Sapim/DT spokes and DT350 hubs. If you wanted something even stronger and don't mind the...
10-29-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,658
Posted By geoffs

I'm not Jim but we do have a custom Co-motion...

I'm not Jim but we do have a custom Co-motion Mocha Co-Pilot so I'll chip in. I'm 6'2" and Marian is 5'3" so we went the custom route as standard wouldn't fit. We had ours made with a 30.5" boom tube...
10-14-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,435
Posted By geoffs

Gorgeous looking frames. Wish I had the budget to...

Gorgeous looking frames. Wish I had the budget to buy one
Forum: Touring
10-11-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,494
Posted By geoffs

57mph has been our top speed rolling down a hill...

57mph has been our top speed rolling down a hill on our tandem when we've been on tour with panniers on
09-12-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,989
Posted By geoffs

As a wheel builder I'll just wade in and say that...

As a wheel builder I'll just wade in and say that lowering the spoke tension would make it far more likely to have problems. Jan at Wheelfanatyk who was one of the founders of Wheelsmith makes no...
Forum: Touring
08-14-19, 02:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,176
Posted By geoffs

Save the campy hubs for an eroica bike that gets...

Save the campy hubs for an eroica bike that gets just used occasionally. If you are carrying a load then old hubs with screw on freeewheels are not reliable. You might be lucky but there is a big...
Forum: Touring
08-14-19, 01:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,176
Posted By geoffs

Wow, they are old. I had yellow cannondale...

Wow, they are old. I had yellow cannondale panniers that were the same. They used to leak like a sieve so i changed to Karrimor Iberian panniers for my first tour.
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