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09-20-19, 12:02 AM
Replies: 21
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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: 949
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: 949
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: 1,071
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: 5,034
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: 21
Views: 2,499
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: 5,034
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: 144
Views: 45,228
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: 1,431
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: 1,431
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: 1,431
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: 2,303
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: 2,303
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: 5,034
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: 2,303
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: 2,303
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: 2,576
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: 144
Views: 45,228
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: 144
Views: 45,228
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: 144
Views: 45,228
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: 2,220
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: 2,430
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: 2,482
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: 2,303
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: 2,576
Posted By ahultin

PM sent

PM sent
06-24-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,203
Posted By ahultin

Thank you! I completely missed the reduced chain...

Thank you! I completely missed the reduced chain wrap in the specs and thought it was just a long cage and short cage version.
06-23-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,203
Posted By ahultin

Shimano grx groupset

I am looking at this groupset for a new co-motion steelhead that one of my stokers just ordered . The main advantage is the native support for up to a 42 tooth cassette. What I cant seem to locate is...
06-17-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,034
Posted By ahultin

Most was purchssed from ebay during the 13% back...

Most was purchssed from ebay during the 13% back promotion from last week which resulted in @125 ebay bucks which iwill use to purchase the etube wires
Xtr rd-m9050 289.99 ebay
Xtr fd-m9050 - 69.99...
06-16-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,034
Posted By ahultin

I actually had been communicating with todd at...

I actually had been communicating with todd at davinci and ordered a pinned 28t cog that he said was needed. According to him, because of the aluminium insert in both bottom brackets , most of the...
06-16-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,533
Posted By ahultin

I think it will depend on wether or not you want...

I think it will depend on wether or not you want to remove your fenders everytime you do gravel. If you dont, you are likely limited to 700x35. I am running the schwalbe g-one in a 650bx40 and it...
06-16-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,897
Posted By ahultin

I have several acquaintances who are amtrak...

I have several acquaintances who are amtrak employees, 1 engineers and a couple conducters. In speaking with them, amtraks policy is a clear "no tandems allowed" however it is ultimately at the...
06-15-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,034
Posted By ahultin

While that is an intriguing option, I dont think...

While that is an intriguing option, I dont think it would save much money. I am right around 1000 so far and that includes going to hydraulic brakes. The take-offs should have a couple hundred in...
06-08-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,034
Posted By ahultin

Yes, i have sent todd at daVinci a message...

Yes, i have sent todd at daVinci a message already. He responded to the first question which was could the carbon frame be modified to internal di2. Waiting for reaponse on any other tips and tricks
06-08-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,034
Posted By ahultin

Looking for guidance on converting to Di2 triple

I am going to be helping a friend convert his carbon davinci tandem to di2. I have read several of the di2 threads on here and think I have a good direction. The hope is that the di2 will help solve...
05-31-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,267
Posted By ahultin

I have run as large as 700x38 with fenders so I...

I have run as large as 700x38 with fenders so I would expect a 700x45 to fit without fenders. I am currently running 650bx47 with fenders and have no doubt 650bx60 would fit
05-27-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,428
Posted By ahultin

Aluminium , it was their "fatty" disc...

Aluminium , it was their "fatty" disc fork
05-27-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,428
Posted By ahultin

I am not quite as heavy as the OP and have first...

I am not quite as heavy as the OP and have first hand experience reaching the fatigue limit on modern aluminium frames. The first was a Fuji roubaix, aluminium frame with carbon fork and carb stays,...
04-29-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,206
Posted By ahultin

First road bike was a fuji roubaix aluminium...

First road bike was a fuji roubaix aluminium frame with carbon fork and stays. The aluminium dropout cracked amd was warranty replaced with a full carbon fuji gran fondo
04-04-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By ahultin

PM sent

PM sent
03-26-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By ahultin

Yes that more or less looks like it. The drive...

Yes that more or less looks like it. The drive ring detonated damaging the hub shell. Given team weight tends to be at the extreme end depending on captain Mel suggested the white industries which...
03-26-19, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By ahultin

Wtb white ind mi6 rear hub 40hole 10spd

Blew up the rear hub on a vision impaired stokers hokitika tandem. It had tandem easts ride 2 hubs which the local shop said is done. Mel said they are the same wheel build specs as white industries...
10-06-18, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,173
Posted By ahultin

There is a 2018 road tandem in a grey color ....

There is a 2018 road tandem in a grey color . tandemseast website mentioned it so I went searching. I could not find it on thier website thru normal menus but found it with a google search....
09-29-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By ahultin

I have run 700*38 vittoria voyages, 700*32...

I have run 700*38 vittoria voyages, 700*32 vittoria voyagers with fender and currently run 650*47 wth horizons with fender
09-04-18, 06:59 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,371
Posted By ahultin

No Mam, as of September 20, 2018 he will become...

No Mam, as of September 20, 2018 he will become the property of the United States Marine Corp :)
09-03-18, 09:36 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,371
Posted By ahultin

I am in as well and fairly open as to dates....

I am in as well and fairly open as to dates. Sebastians graduation means no more weekend kids sports :)
06-15-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By ahultin

I would second the vittora voyager...

I would second the vittora voyager hyper..........if you can find it :( . I confirmed with vittoria that it has been discontinued and there are no current plans for a similiar replacement.
that...
05-22-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By ahultin

I have ordered from them on several occasions...

I have ordered from them on several occasions with no issue. They sell the same stuff as we get in the us with less overall markup on many brands.
05-03-18, 08:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,147
Posted By ahultin

Sad day, glad I got to go visit before he went....

Sad day, glad I got to go visit before he went. His presence will be missed.
05-03-18, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,117
Posted By ahultin

Not necessarily the solution you want but it...

Not necessarily the solution you want but it works, Shimano warrantys deore components for 2yrs. I have two of these cassettes, an 11-32 and an 11-34, when one breaks i mail it to shimano in irvine...
05-03-18, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By ahultin

One of my previous stokers from Blind stokers...

One of my previous stokers from Blind stokers club used to ride with bay area outreach program. I don't believe it is quite the same, but similar. BORP: Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program |...
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