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10-05-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By ahultin

The best I can come up with is this, I feel like...

The best I can come up with is this, I feel like my outward appearance better represents my inner feeling, I have always been the non existent "healthy" fat guy. No diabetes/bp/health issues to speak...
10-05-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By ahultin

Cycling is the same but I have added 2 days a...

Cycling is the same but I have added 2 days a week of strength training and 3 days a week of walking
10-05-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By ahultin

It's about the Journey

I have mostly been lurking here lately but still have a small group I keep in contact with, I figured it was about time to post an update and relinquish my clyde title! I have been fat as long as I...
06-09-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By ahultin

Any available captains near Shelley Idaho

A stoker I ride with regularly is moving to Shelley Idaho next week and is in need of a captain to ride with. He has his own tandem and is a strong rider. He is a combat wounded vet so has on days...
06-05-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By ahultin

Free Aerotech 3x bibshorts

I have several pairs of Aerotech Designs bibshorts free to anyone who wants them, I don't want to throw them away so I'll even cover shipping within the cont US. There are a few pairs of Elite, a few...
04-26-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By ahultin

Just ride it , it will be fine. I rode an older...

Just ride it , it will be fine. I rode an older fuji roubaix roade bike at at 360lbs
02-17-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 141,513
Posted By ahultin

Did you ever get something? If not PM me and Ill...

Did you ever get something? If not PM me and Ill shoot something out.
02-17-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By ahultin

I have called most of the manufacturers twice,...

I have called most of the manufacturers twice, once before buying a dumb trainer in 2004 and once last year before buying a smart trainer for my wife (that i knew she would likely use half a dozen...
01-12-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,924
Posted By ahultin

the ailerons that failed on us where running 650b...

the ailerons that failed on us where running 650b x47 wtb horizons @55lb and 650b x 42 shwalbe marathon supremes. According to velocity they rarely run into this failure mode on the aileron but we...
08-22-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,924
Posted By ahultin

We were running 80psi at the time. We will be...

We were running 80psi at the time. We will be experimenting with a little lower this go around .
08-22-20, 01:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,924
Posted By ahultin

Replacement wheelset arrived today which i have...

Replacement wheelset arrived today which i have to commend them for a very quick turnaround. The hardest part of the process was finding a shop with a wheel shipping box they would give or sell me...
08-06-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,924
Posted By ahultin

No there was no impact. I have had velocity...

No there was no impact. I have had velocity ailerons with a similar failure mode though less extreme. What appears to occur is the cracking on the inside spoke bed as shown in photo 3 from the...
08-05-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,924
Posted By ahultin

The stealhead SHIPS from co-motion with 45mm...

The stealhead SHIPS from co-motion with 45mm tires (and still shows as such on their website )and the leviathan tandem wheelset


Wheels: Hand built Astral Leviathan/ Co-Motion Boost 148/110...
08-05-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,924
Posted By ahultin

Astral Leviathan tandem wheels voluntary replacement

After a catostrophic rear wheel failure I discovered that Astral is offer a voluntary replacement of their Leviathan tandem wheels. These wheels shipped on the commotion stealhead. Astral states they...
07-23-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,541
Posted By ahultin

Unfortunately no, I have not had the opportunity...

Unfortunately no, I have not had the opportunity to tour with front panniers on this bike as of yet, as is often the case, life got in the way.
07-18-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,716
Posted By ahultin

We are running xtr di2 hydro on a 15 rt2 and have...

We are running xtr di2 hydro on a 15 rt2 and have had no negative issues. While I have not been on the tandem with non family , pre covid-19 I road with stokers that resulted in team weights skirting...
07-18-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,541
Posted By ahultin

On the 15 we also have a tubus nova ...

On the 15 we also have a tubus nova
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07-18-20, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,541
Posted By ahultin

We have a 15 rt2 and an 11 rt2 on the 15 we...

We have a 15 rt2 and an 11 rt2
on the 15 we have a tubus logo evo with the 300mm roundstays bent to keep the rack level...
12-24-19, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 960
Posted By ahultin

Yes you will remove drag and slack. My 2011...

Yes you will remove drag and slack. My 2011 shipped this way so I presume the braz-on on can handle it as mine has. I like that the braz-on cannondale uses gives options as on my 2015 I was able to...
12-23-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 960
Posted By ahultin

Looks good , only thing I might suggest is...

Looks good , only thing I might suggest is getting rid of the full length housing to the rear brake....
11-04-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,110
Posted By ahultin

For the steelhead, the di2 wire exits the...

For the steelhead, the di2 wire exits the downtube on the left. This combined with already having the longest etube wire due to going all the way to the stoker bb resulted in the display only...
11-04-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,110
Posted By ahultin

For the steelhead, the di2 wire exits the...

For the steelhead, the di2 wire exits the downtube on the left. This combined with already having the longest etube wire due to going all the way to the stoker bb resulted in the display only...
11-01-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,110
Posted By ahultin

You will need either an xt/xtr display in lieu of...

You will need either an xt/xtr display in lieu of juntion box A, sc-mt800/sc-m9051, or the wireless inline ew-wu111. Either option must be used with the newer bt-dn110a battery in order for the...
10-05-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,089
Posted By ahultin

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/tall-man-windproof...

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/tall-man-windproof-waterproof-cycling-jacket.html
10-03-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 136,285
Posted By ahultin

just received shipping notification from calfee...

just received shipping notification from calfee that this bike is on its way back. Upon receipt ill post it in the gear for sale section for a few days before putting it back on ebay. ...
09-20-19, 12:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,527
Posted By ahultin

Just did a shakedown ride yesterday on a stokers...

Just did a shakedown ride yesterday on a stokers new comotion steelhead running ultegra di2 Rd-r8050gs rear and slx CS-m7000 11-40 cassette. Front chainrings are the stock comotion 50/34. Shifting...
09-03-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,479
Posted By ahultin

I had looked at the specialized but in checking...

I had looked at the specialized but in checking with them all of their saddles seem to have a 240lb weight limit
08-30-19, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,479
Posted By ahultin

Seat options without a weight limit

I am building up a new tandem bike and have chosen and installed almost all of the components with the exception of the saddles. I was looking at the sqlab 612 or the ergon sm pro until I got deep...
08-30-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,084
Posted By ahultin

Given that you dont want to spend much, how about...

Given that you dont want to spend much, how about a set of tandems east crank shorteners fo test the concept? There are several sets on ebay with one starting at $60 ending in a couple days
08-27-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,430
Posted By ahultin

If you do a search for xtr di2, there is an older...

If you do a search for xtr di2, there is an older thread in this forum that discusses the shim needed to adapt the xtr front derailleur to larger road chainrings. Santana is using this with success...
08-27-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,527
Posted By ahultin

Not sure if the OP will see this as it is from...

Not sure if the OP will see this as it is from 2017 and moved from road cycling. That brand guard is readily available on Ebay and Amazon is the $30-40 range depending on size
08-27-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,430
Posted By ahultin

Though beyond spec, there are many examples on...

Though beyond spec, there are many examples on this board of people utilizing this setup with up to a 52t front ring. While I am still waiting for a few items to finish the build, the drivetrain is...
08-26-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 136,285
Posted By ahultin

Tandem was shipped via bike flights (ups) and had...

Tandem was shipped via bike flights (ups) and had been professionally packed by our lbs that is familiar with tandems. I can't be sure how the damage occured but there were two punctures on the box...
08-18-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,607
Posted By ahultin

😏 i was using vintage as the noun meaning : ...

😏 i was using vintage as the noun meaning :

a: a period of origin or manufactureb: length of existence : AGE (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/age)i also prefer the 3x for tandem, our...
08-17-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,607
Posted By ahultin

I presume the OP is working from the presumption...

I presume the OP is working from the presumption that mechanical shift hydro levers only come in 2x configuration. As the op's vintage cannondale ships with 105 3x, it would require either a crankset...
08-16-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,607
Posted By ahultin

I also have Yokozuna Reaction installed on our...

I also have Yokozuna Reaction installed on our 2011 Cannondale tandem (and my single bike) and find it to perform very well though using that and swapping to the TRP Spyres seemed to be the ticket....
08-13-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,712
Posted By ahultin

Absolutely! I had it pretty good but tried to...

Absolutely! I had it pretty good but tried to get it a little better and went completely backwards which ended up being for the better. My rear caliper is between the seat and chain stay and while...
08-09-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,712
Posted By ahultin

Yup, front was deceptively easy and firmed up...

Yup, front was deceptively easy and firmed up quick pushing fluid thru with the syringe from the caliper. The rear... that sucked and is still not as firm as the front. The syringe method running...
08-08-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,430
Posted By ahultin

That is correct, this tandem is at calfee getting...

That is correct, this tandem is at calfee getting dropout repaired from shipping damage and disc brake strut added then will be sold again. It has already been replaced by a di2 dragonfly as the ips...
08-06-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,712
Posted By ahultin

Thank you! I am doing the front when i get home...

Thank you! I am doing the front when i get home from work today figuring that the rear will cause less foul language if i have successfully done one. For the rear I was thinking it might be better to...
08-04-19, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,712
Posted By ahultin

Updating this for the sake of anyone looking to...

Updating this for the sake of anyone looking to do this in the future. I ordered the following which I have now installed and just need to bleed:
Goodridge 600 Series PTFE 600-02 PVC Covered Hose ...
07-26-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,114
Posted By ahultin

Happy to help! Glad it worked out for you 😀

Happy to help! Glad it worked out for you 😀
07-25-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 136,285
Posted By ahultin

Yes, I have a new Cannondale Tandem frameset that...

Yes, I have a new Cannondale Tandem frameset that has been hanging in my garage for all too long that is likely getting the XTR Di2 parts
07-25-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 136,285
Posted By ahultin

This tandem belongs to one of my blind stokers....

This tandem belongs to one of my blind stokers. He purchased it when he was just starting to lose his vision and had NO tandem experience. The independent pedaling system while ingenious has not been...
07-25-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 136,285
Posted By ahultin

Unfortunately the drive side drop out on this...

Unfortunately the drive side drop out on this was damaged in shipping. It is on its way to calfee to repair or replace the dropout and while they have it there they will add the newer style bracing...
07-22-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,085
Posted By ahultin

More or less, as I recall, pre-belt, we used...

More or less, as I recall, pre-belt, we used about 1.5 chains spliced together for the timing chain
07-14-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,187
Posted By ahultin

As I recall you are using the bafang mid drive...

As I recall you are using the bafang mid drive correct? What kind of range are you getting?
07-14-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,539
Posted By ahultin

Glad you are enjoying it. In regards to tires, I...

Glad you are enjoying it. In regards to tires, I run 650bx47 with fenders so I am certain it could go bigger though I have not yet tried.
07-11-19, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,712
Posted By ahultin

Help selecting correct goodridge fittings

I am preparing to install di2/ hydraulic and would like to use goodridge hose. As I cannot seem to locate it in the USA, I am going to order straight from goodridge UK so I need to get the order...
06-28-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,114
Posted By ahultin

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