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06-17-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,714
Posted By turbozinke

2019 Tour De France Race bible

Does anyone know where I can get the actual 2019 Tour De France race bible? I would like to have it while I watch the race in a couple weeks. Can I download a PDF or purchase a booklet somewhere?...
05-22-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,136
Posted By turbozinke

American Airlines scraps oversized bag charges

American airlines has scraped over sized bag charges for "oversized sports and music equipment." Hopefully tandems in a case fit into that category now.

Newsroom - American Airlines Eliminates...
01-10-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By turbozinke

Electric shifting with triple

I would like to get my dad set up with electric shifting with a triple on his Litespeed road tandem. They are a heavy/old team and must have a triple. So let's keep this on the topic of TRIPLE not...
04-25-18, 07:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,495
Posted By turbozinke

Triple makes the most sense to me. I have...

Triple makes the most sense to me. I have 30-39-53 front and 12-28 rear. I basically use the gears just like I do on my single except occasionally, on a really steep hill, we have to drop down to...
03-07-18, 07:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 639
Posted By turbozinke

Sticky notes

ADMINS

How about a sticky note for upcoming tandem rallies and such? I would be interested to read about what rallies people are attending and join them if the ride was close to us.
03-07-18, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,442
Posted By turbozinke

Did you make sure that the elevation (vertical)...

Did you make sure that the elevation (vertical) of the derailleur above the largest chainring is correct? If it is too low the chain can be jammed and prevented from going over the large chainring....
03-06-18, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,508
Posted By turbozinke

Hey what do you guys think about wire vs folding...

Hey what do you guys think about wire vs folding tires? I found some come Panaracer Pasela tires for $25 but they are steel bead tires. I guess it's one of those things where everybody has an...
02-15-18, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,125
Posted By turbozinke

Z Allen Wrench

I am down to only one of these z wrench tools and I can't find where to buy more. I have looked everywhere I can think of on the net, but haven't been able to locate one. I thought they used to be...
02-13-18, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By turbozinke

I have old record cranks. I mean when I tighten...

I have old record cranks. I mean when I tighten up the BB. I haven't even installed the cranks yet because the bb spindle is tight.
02-13-18, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By turbozinke

Ok, so I decided to bite the bullet and purchase...

Ok, so I decided to bite the bullet and purchase a 102mm Campagnolo record bottom bracket square taper ISO to go with my campy 10 speed set up. It is used, but the BB looks to be in excellent...
02-09-18, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,508
Posted By turbozinke

What do you think about these? Only $20! ...

What do you think about these? Only $20!

Continental-Ultra-Sport-II-Tire-700x32
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02-09-18, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,508
Posted By turbozinke

My wife just started riding as an adult summer...

My wife just started riding as an adult summer 2016. She hadn't ridden since she was a 12. I grew up riding on the back of my dad's old Santana. We did HHH and several other centuries until I was...
02-07-18, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,508
Posted By turbozinke

Also I don't enjoy flats at all, but I would...

Also I don't enjoy flats at all, but I would choose performance over flat protection
02-07-18, 07:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,508
Posted By turbozinke

I have a new carbon fork from House of Tandems...

I have a new carbon fork from House of Tandems with tons of clearance for a bigger tire on the front. The rear however may be my limiting factor
02-06-18, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,508
Posted By turbozinke

Thanks Paul. We're on a Litespeed Taliani with...

Thanks Paul. We're on a Litespeed Taliani with 10 speed Campy Record, Spinergy wheels, and TRP disc brakes. Its a sweet ride.
02-06-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,508
Posted By turbozinke

New tires

We are looking for some new tires for our tandem. Light team of 275 lb regularly, but my stoker is pregnant and we're at 295 and going up. She's probably done riding until after the baby because...
02-02-18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By turbozinke

Bottom backet spindle width Campagnolo 10 speed

Hello,

I am upgrading my 1995 Litespeed Ultimate to Campagnolo 10 speed drive train with square taper cranks. My old bottom bracket was a Shimano BB-UN72 68X115mm. I've looked for what bottom...
12-01-17, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By turbozinke

So do I need a 1" headset and 1" new fork? Or...

So do I need a 1" headset and 1" new fork? Or can I do 1 1/8" since they are so much more common
12-01-17, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By turbozinke

Headset Size

Well its finally time to upgrade to a threadless headset. Do I have to take apart my threaded headset to measure the fork tube size? I purchased in 2003 a Litespeed Ultimate 57cm. It was used then...
04-20-17, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 837
Posted By turbozinke

and then you wake up and realize that it was just...

and then you wake up and realize that it was just a dream
04-18-17, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,859
Posted By turbozinke

Thanks to everybody for the help and information....

Thanks to everybody for the help and information. Turns out that my Logic Ritchey cranks are very straight up and leave zero tolerance for a triple FD to travel far enough to get on the big ring and...
04-03-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By turbozinke

I clicked on the link but it did not work

I clicked on the link but it did not work
04-03-17, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,859
Posted By turbozinke

Thanks for the help guys. Yes I am bridging...

Thanks for the help guys. Yes I am bridging across the void, and I will do it! I bought a Campagnolo Racing T crankset off ebay last Friday. The crank on the Campagnolo cranks curve out unlike my...
03-28-17, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,859
Posted By turbozinke

Campagnolo front derailleur help

I'll start by being honest, I am hard headed and wanted to figure this out on my own. CAN'T! FAILED! NEED HELP! PLEASE!

I've been in the process of converting our Litespeed tandem from Ultegra 9...
08-29-16, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,607
Posted By turbozinke

The Hotter N’ Hell 100 2016 was awesome! 13,000...

The Hotter N’ Hell 100 2016 was awesome! 13,000 riders assembled in downtown Wichita Falls every year for the largest single day 100 mile bike ride in America. My wife Rebecca and I woke up early at...
08-28-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,023
Posted By turbozinke

Yes the wheels are still available. They are a...

Yes the wheels are still available. They are a great buy
08-25-16, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,607
Posted By turbozinke

Hotter than Hell Hundred 2016

My wife and I are headed to Wichita Falls tomorrow for the Hotter than Hell Hundred! The furthest she's ridden is 36 miles so this will be a big leap for her. We're just hoping to finish haha.
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08-18-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,023
Posted By turbozinke

Rolf Prima Disc Brake Wheelset in Good Condition

I am selling my Rolf Tandem Wheelset. Really fast light wheelset. These wheels are in good condition. I've had them 4 years and they work great. The wheels have been used by disc brake only so the...
07-20-16, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,518
Posted By turbozinke

I think you may be right. It looks smaller than...

I think you may be right. It looks smaller than 58cm to me, and I'm 5' 11.75"(I think anyone my height would round up to 6!) Here is a pic of my wife and I on my Santana. This Santana fits me...
07-19-16, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,518
Posted By turbozinke

Titanium Tandem Design

My wife and I have an old Santana tandem. The old Santana weighs in at 49 lbs. We're looking to upgrade to a newer/lighter bike. My dad has a Litespeed Taliani he bought new back in 2000. It has...
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