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Schwinn Twinn Tandem 26" Wheel Bicycle,

Old 06-22-17, 06:10 PM
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Schwinn Twinn Tandem 26" Wheel Bicycle,

Can someone give me their review if they own this bicycle. WE are new to tandem and have found it for a good price on Amazon.
Thank you in advance for return answer
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Old 06-22-17, 10:46 PM
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I would ask at the tandem subforum.
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Old 06-23-17, 06:39 AM
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I agree you'll get a better audience on the Tandem Cycling forum. However, are you speaking about a new or a used Schwinn Twinn? I owned and rode a '70s Schwinn DeLuxe Twinn 5-speed and it's an okay bike for casual riding in a not-too-hilly neighborhood. If you are new to tandeming and expect to like it and do a lot, get a "real" tandem.

I just looked it up. It's a much better bike than the one I had so you're probably okay for that price, but you might still want to test ride a decent road tandem for comparison.

https://www.amazon.com/Schwinn-Twinn.../dp/B06WRRNB7S
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Can someone give me their review if they own this bicycle. WE are new to tandem and have found it for a good price on Amazon.
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Old 06-23-17, 11:02 AM
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It really depends on your budget and intended use. For casual rides,cruising around the neighborhood, this bike will work.

For more involved use, I think you'll find this bike pretty heavy, not terribly durable, difficult and expensive to repair.

If you see yourselves doing riding a lot, and can stretch the budget a little bit, a used tandem in the $1000 range would be a much better investment.
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Can someone give me their review if they own this bicycle. WE are new to tandem and have found it for a good price on Amazon.
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Fun to ride around on, flat land wise. Figure you'll average about 10 mph or less. Very heavy, takes up a lot of space storage-wise, but will likely last forever. More of a novelty than any real biking adventure, we had streamers and pinwheels on ours. But, still fun for around campus or the neighborhoods. If you are serious about getting anywhere - avoid.
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I wonder what the hub is on that thing. There are freewheel 135 disc hubs now, right?
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