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04-04-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By mibike

Depending on how far you son is from fitting you...

Depending on how far you son is from fitting you could look at crank shortners. They also have the advantage of being fast to take off and put back on if you ride with an adult. If this gets you...
04-03-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Hexar

made a bike rack for twin tandem bikes

Here is what I made.

I took an existing 2" hitch mount bike rack, got rid of its vertical column, took 2 Thule roof mount racks, cut them in half, welded two L shaped support frames with 1" steel...
03-28-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,707
Posted By DangerousDanR

Merlin: I appreciate your comments about a...

Merlin:
I appreciate your comments about a Santana tour. I had considered going on one, but they just seemed too structured. I now believe that we have made the correct decision.

When we are...
03-28-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,252
Posted By preventec47

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Tour-de-Suisse...
03-27-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,252
Posted By act0fgod

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Our first "real" tandem was this orange RT1000 cannondale. Sad...
03-07-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,140
Posted By PoeCo

Well folks, we finally got our wheels back and...

Well folks, we finally got our wheels back and were able to ride this weekend, so I just wanted to update because I appreciate all the suggestions of things to check. After about 85 miles of riding,...
03-01-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,823
Posted By LV2TNDM

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Here it is, PaulJ!!! Just posted this in another discussion, so I...
02-19-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,601
Posted By Arbutus

Itís been a while, but here are a few shots of...

Itís been a while, but here are a few shots of the current state of the Gitane. Itís been a real joy for us to ride.
...
02-08-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By WGB

Received the set tonight and very happy, will...

Received the set tonight and very happy, will seek a spare lock ring (just incase).

Thanks again
02-08-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By DangerousDanR

+1 for clipless pedals. There are two kinds of...

+1 for clipless pedals. There are two kinds of bikes I would not ride without clipless pedals: a tandem or a fixed gear bike.

P.S. My stoker will not ride the tandem without her cycling shoes...
02-03-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By Dean51

Hub Label Anomaly!

Let me begin with a confession....building wheels is one of my first-favorite things to do!

Like many other wheel builders, I take pride in orienting the rim to the hub in what I understand to be...
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02-03-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,629
Posted By Papa Tom

Cool. Have a safe, fun trip!

Cool. Have a safe, fun trip!
02-01-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,961
Posted By bocobiking

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My 1990 Tommasini Super Prestige. Campy Chorus/Athena/Racing T...
02-01-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,961
Posted By bocobiking

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My 1979 Richard Sachs. Campagnolo Racing T crankset.
01-30-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7,032
Views: 655,298
Posted By smontanaro

Modolo Equipe levers from Paul J. I have no...

Modolo Equipe levers from Paul J. I have no immediate use for them, but I think they are handsome, so I snagged them. Thanks, Paul.
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01-24-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,023
Posted By P!N20

This is a fork: ...

This is a fork:

https://cycloclassic.com/pub/media/catalog/product/C/o/Colnago-Columbus-Chromed-Fork-1.jpg

These are forks:
...
01-24-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,023
Posted By iab

The rules. -...

The rules. - https://www.velominati.com/comment-page-8/
01-24-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,023
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

BoC - Box o Crap - box of unwanted, but often...

BoC - Box o Crap - box of unwanted, but often usable parts passed around through the post amongst forum members, occasionally disappearing and having to start over again.

Breaks - the devices some...
01-24-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 58,790
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Corsa Extra SLX/SPX 1990

Corsa Extra SLX/SPX 1990
01-23-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,023
Posted By Darth Lefty

Load bearing decal is a favorite of mine

Load bearing decal is a favorite of mine
01-23-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,023
Posted By gugie

Learning some stuff here! LBS = Local Bike...

Learning some stuff here!

LBS = Local Bike Shop, maybe one of the most used acronyms here that a noob wouldn't know.
01-23-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,023
Posted By ascherer

n+1 Universal formula to determine the maximum...

n+1
Universal formula to determine the maximum quanitity of bicycles one needs; where n =[# of bicycles currently owned]
01-23-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,023
Posted By jdawginsc

The Bent fork picture...

The Bent fork picture...
01-21-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By Doug Fattic

I find this merging of Jackson and Woodrup...

I find this merging of Jackson and Woodrup interesting. The original owners of each brand Bob Jackson and Maurice Woodrup were at one time partners after WWII but something happened and their was a...
01-18-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,818
Posted By The Golden Boy

They are pretty rare, I've only seen a handful of...

They are pretty rare, I've only seen a handful of them (maybe 10). But someone with a 2011 like mine lives a few blocks away.

When I bought mine, while I was doing the paperwork to buy it- ...
01-17-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By merlinextraligh

thereís the proper method: The Proper Method...

thereís the proper method:
The Proper Method (http://www.gtgtandems.com/tech/propmethod.html)

While I hate the name, it works for us. Captain balances the bike with both feet on the ground....
01-17-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By PaulGrun

Oh my - you're going to get a boatload of advice...

Oh my - you're going to get a boatload of advice on this one, and most of it is all different. :-) So let me start the ball rolling by describing what works for us.
To start, I am 5'11" and 220...
01-12-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,821
Posted By JohnDThompson

I brazed hundreds of those dropouts when I was...

I brazed hundreds of those dropouts when I was with Trek. I don't recall any without the portacatena drilling.
01-11-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,065
Posted By unworthy1

almost always caused by a "burr" in the top of...

almost always caused by a "burr" in the top of the seat tube, often the slot between the seat "ears" but always a reason to make a quick pass with a hone of your choice to shave off the burr or risk...
01-04-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By sdodd

Agreed. Todd does us all a great service by...

Agreed. Todd does us all a great service by making such an excellent selection of cranks systems!
12-25-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,806
Posted By JanMM

Search function shows no posts by them in the...

Search function shows no posts by them in the last year.
Would be nice to know their status.
12-24-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By Kars

great thanks, I will check that out sometime when...

great thanks, I will check that out sometime when I am in the area.
12-22-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,332
Posted By akexpress

Maybe not the kind of investment you are...

Maybe not the kind of investment you are interested in but it has been the best dollar to relationship enhancing dollars ever spent . We have a fair number of miles and trips on it. It just works...
12-22-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,332
Posted By OneIsAllYouNeed

There are a growing number of gravel tandems on...

There are a growing number of gravel tandems on the market. Some flat bar tandems might be good candidates for drop bar conversion, too, depending on your frame size needs. These tandems should all...
12-22-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,161
Posted By 3alarmer

...Merckx signing bicycles was not unusual. ...

...Merckx signing bicycles was not unusual. There was a guy on the local CL selling one here a couple of years back, that got the signature when Merckx visited his brother's bike shop. It never...
12-20-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By jamesdak

The Olmo SanRemo Frame

Picked this up here a couple of month's ago after no one snatched it up. Thanks Paul J !

Another cold and windy day so I decided to be lazy and not ride. So I finally took the frame outside to...
12-19-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,806
Posted By jim_pridx

I've been wondering about them myself.

I've been wondering about them myself.
12-18-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,561
Posted By jamesdak

I don't know if I really saw anything about this...

I don't know if I really saw anything about this year being that different. For me I guess I changed the focus of my collection a bit so some bikes went and some came.

This sold for way less than...
12-16-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,182
Posted By rustystrings61

A surprising number of things long stuck in amber...

A surprising number of things long stuck in amber got rolling in 2020. The '73 Raleigh Competition/De Selby project had been stalled since September 2019, but I got rolling on it again this August,...
12-08-20, 04:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,860
Posted By PaulGrun

New Calfee - photos

A few months ago I posted a lengthy description of the process of buying our new Calfee. The summary was that it was a wonderful experience. There were many requests for photos, so here they are....
12-03-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,405
Posted By bikingshearer

I've made two straight-across frame trades. In...

I've made two straight-across frame trades. In both cases, I traded a finish in better shape for a finish in rougher shape. In both cases, the frame I got was a grail bike that does not exactly grow...
12-02-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 39,951
Posted By Kobe

My most recent addition but the oldest bike that...

My most recent addition but the oldest bike that I own.

1978 Chris Kvale

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11-24-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

The height is probably OK. The rotation is not -...

The height is probably OK. The rotation is not - the tail is too far inboard which in turn requires the high limit screw to be set too far outboard which leads to dumping the chain.

Shift to big...
11-23-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

You can adjust height using a Wickwerks fitlink ...

You can adjust height using a Wickwerks fitlink
https://wickwerks.com/products/fit-link-adapter/
but probably have a high limit too outboard and/or tail too inboard.
11-22-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By born2pdl

Thank You

Starting this Thanksgiving week. I'm thankful for y'all, for your support and help to one another. I'm thankful for my lovely wife of 32 years (not a record but a pretty good start), and ~18k tandem...
10-28-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By joeruge

I second R+E cycles. At least give their article...

I second R+E cycles. At least give their article on tandem forks a read: https://www.rodbikes.com/articles/tandem-forks/tandem-forks.html
10-28-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By OneIsAllYouNeed

I've used R+E Cycles for a steel tandem fork and...

I've used R+E Cycles for a steel tandem fork and Cycles Chinook for a titanium tandem fork. Both are exactly what I wanted.
10-23-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,779
Posted By Tomm Willians

Yes she did ! Hereís this mornings pic of both of...

Yes she did ! Hereís this mornings pic of both of them. Hers is on top....
10-20-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By plonz

If my fading memory serves me correct, you bought...

If my fading memory serves me correct, you bought the pearlish white Olmo? This group should make an amazing bike.
10-19-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By jamesdak

Paul J Guess what's going on the Olmo. ;)

Paul J Guess what's going on the Olmo. ;)
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