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04-26-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By longpete

Weight has a big influence on wear caused by...

Weight has a big influence on wear caused by braking. And when I compare the wear of similar tyres on our tandem and my MTB there's definitely an influnce of weight.
Rolling resistance also...
04-23-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By longpete

Considering Rock Shox gold 35 : *travel can be...

Considering Rock Shox gold 35 :
*travel can be changed with spacers between 100 and 160.
*2300 grams :a lot of material means mostly stiffer(inner diameter of 32 forks, so more progressive and...
04-23-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By longpete

Team weight 150,E tandem 29.Tubeless 35 rims 2.6...

Team weight 150,E tandem 29.Tubeless 35 rims 2.6 27.5 '' tires. Rear 1.7 to 1.8 bar, front 1.7 to 1.9.
Muc off sealant. Better than Stan's for sealing rim tape leakage.. Continental and Schwalbe...
04-23-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By longpete

Rear tire. But captain 98 and stoker 51, weigth...

Rear tire. But captain 98 and stoker 51, weigth distribution 53% front 47 r.ear. This means more rolling resistance up front than solo bike.
Tires wear out faster on tandem than solo bike....
03-24-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By longpete

Wheels for Ebikes go up to 150 kg eg DT Swiss...

Wheels for Ebikes go up to 150 kg eg DT Swiss H....series
Mavic EDeemax allows 180 kg.
Ryde Andra also has some very strong rims.
03-22-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By longpete

Update :My conclusions : *forget about...

Update :My conclusions :
*forget about fox+marzocchi for tandems : maximum allowed pressure way too low for 150 kg or more : over 40% sag, a lot of compression damping reduces sag to 36% .
I tried...
03-22-21, 03:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,142
Posted By longpete

OIffroad stiffer sidewalls give more steeering...

OIffroad stiffer sidewalls give more steeering stability with large tires in tubeless with lower pressure and stiffer sidewals(especially in the rear )prevent burping. I ride 2.6 front(1.9 bar and...
03-22-21, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By longpete

We use around 50 codes and words or a combination...

We use around 50 codes and words or a combination of coedes and words(eg bump one).(so many because offroad tandeming is more complex). Numbers are easier than words when there is a lot of wind.
We...
03-22-21, 02:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,600
Posted By longpete

Terry is a good advice : not expensive and...

Terry is a good advice : not expensive and comfortable. If stoker sits upright most pressure is on the sit bones. Than a large saddle wit short nose with a lot of padding could work fine.
After the...
03-22-21, 02:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By longpete

You need one wirh a velcro strap around the stem,...

You need one wirh a velcro strap around the stem, works fine with us.Easy to sew it one yourself on any bag if not provided. Make stitches waterproof with tent seam products or someting like that....
03-13-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,941
Posted By longpete

i use resin front brake, sintered rear(more heat,...

i use resin front brake, sintered rear(more heat, risk fading) with 22 disk
03-11-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,941
Posted By longpete

I've had heat problems with rim brakes: velox rim...

I've had heat problems with rim brakes: velox rim tape came loose or plastic ones got hard and because of that small tears appear which causes a whole in the inner tube.
But if u ride on the flat...
03-11-21, 02:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By longpete

Tandem cranksets that shift perfect and don't...

Tandem cranksets that shift perfect and don't drop the chain, with hollow axles are expensive and hard to find. Timing and driving chainwheels on the right side makes the choice much larger.
My...
03-11-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,748
Posted By longpete

I *remove calipers *roll up the hose and...

I
*remove calipers
*roll up the hose and attach it with tape
*put something(littlle plastic thing comes with the brakes most of the time, but anything will do) between the pistons
*close the...
03-05-21, 03:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,001
Posted By longpete

Same here. With the tandem I have to pay more...

Same here. With the tandem I have to pay more attention to the track.
Difficult to correct mistakes. Offroad with a solo bike falling most of the time no problem, with a tandem it almost allways...
03-02-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By longpete

Mavic E-deemax S35 BOOST

Anyone using these wheels on a (e-)tandem? Maximum system weight is 180kg. But only 28 spokes.
No rim tape required for tubeless.
03-01-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,001
Posted By longpete

An E-tandem makes a lot of sense but not for...

An E-tandem makes a lot of sense but not for everyone. And riding a E-tandem is a completly different experience than riding two Ebikes.
My partner and me each on a E-mountainbike? That would be a...
01-26-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,227
Posted By longpete

Why not try a small mtb bar(flat or low rizer)...

Why not try a small mtb bar(flat or low rizer) wit a lot of backsweep with a short stem?
01-26-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,081
Posted By longpete

In my experience the optimum rolling resistance...

In my experience the optimum rolling resistance with a schwalbe marathon comes with a 37-622 tyre, It rises once u go to 40-622. Pressure is 5 to 6bars.
But if u lower the pressure for more...
01-26-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,879
Posted By longpete

I never broke a front quick release. I did brake...

I never broke a front quick release. I did brake one steelaxle in a xt rear 8 speedhub long ago. I did break a rear campa qr.
So except for front qr and axle, tsems are the only thing i did not...
01-26-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By longpete

The stem of the stoker is just above the seatpost...

The stem of the stoker is just above the seatpost clamp and under the top of the lower part of the dropper. So here handlebars don't move when the seatpost moves.
In technical stuff the fact that...
01-26-21, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By longpete

dropper seatpost captain and stoker stem attached to dropper compatible?

Anyone already tried the combination of a 27.2 diameter dropper seatpost for the captain and a stoker stem attached to the dropper seatpost wit a shim?
Stem needs 4,5 cm, dropper about 6, seat post...
01-11-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By longpete

27,5 fork for fullsuspension E-tandem

I'm looking for a new fork on my new fullsuspension E-tandem. System weight 100+53+32= 185 kg (two batteries and 2200gr fork).
Calipers 18 at home , 20.3 or 22 in the mountains.


For the moment...
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