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08-22-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
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: 10
Views: 1,506
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: 10
Views: 1,506
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: 10
Views: 1,506
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: 10
Views: 1,506
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: 1,045
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: 1,950
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: 1,045
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: 1,045
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: 888
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: 888
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: 1,789
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: 1,789
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: 1,789
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: 992
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: 167
Views: 85,092
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: 23
Views: 5,109
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: 1,805
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: 1,805
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: 1,755
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: 5,857
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: 23
Views: 5,109
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: 5,857
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: 167
Views: 85,092
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: 2,052
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: 2,052
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: 2,052
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: 2,598
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: 2,598
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: 5,857
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: 2,598
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: 2,598
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: 3,467
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: 167
Views: 85,092
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: 167
Views: 85,092
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: 167
Views: 85,092
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: 2,859
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: 2,976
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: 3,027
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: 2,598
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: 3,467
Posted By ahultin

PM sent

PM sent
06-24-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,081
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: 12
Views: 5,081
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: 5,857
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: 5,857
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: 2,900
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: 15
Views: 4,620
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: 5,857
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: 5,857
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: 5,857
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...
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