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08-17-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 165,301
Posted By unikid

Ummm nope -...

Ummm nope - https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/d/concord-burning-man-tandem-bicycle-700c/7522341983.html
07-31-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,911
Posted By unikid

Trek stopped making the T900 several years ago....

Trek stopped making the T900 several years ago. You can tell what model year your bike is by looking at the last letter in the serial number printed on the frame near the bottom bracket.
I found...
06-23-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By unikid

As the o.p. said previously "We've eliminated the...

As the o.p. said previously "We've eliminated the PAS system, including switching back to the original front wheel, same results." So they have already ruled out the electric (front drive) hub.
06-21-22, 12:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By unikid

So it only happens when you are pedaling -...

So it only happens when you are pedaling - correct? Not when coasting?
If so, then that clearly indicates a problem with the drivetrain.
You said you already replaced bottom brackets and chain. So...
05-16-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By unikid

That does look like a good starter tandem. ...

That does look like a good starter tandem. Somebody was selling new ones here in SoCal a while back for pretty cheap as well.
I contacted the company to verify the crankset and they confirmed they...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-06-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,884
Posted By unikid

These were recommended by somebody on recumbent...

These were recommended by somebody on recumbent bike forums:

https://bicycle.kendatire.com/en-us/find-a-tire/bicycle/bmx/konversion-pro/
https://shop.kendatire.com/Konversion-p/212484.htm
...
03-02-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 165,301
Posted By unikid

Rans Screamer Electric Tandem with SS couplers,...

Rans Screamer Electric Tandem with SS couplers, MRP front air fork

https://palmsprings.craigslist.org/bik/d/desert-hot-springs-recumbent-electric/7436020341.html

Not seen this combination...
03-02-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 165,301
Posted By unikid

Santana Dual Moto tandem mountain bike ...

Santana Dual Moto tandem mountain bike

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/645568916657362/?ref=search&referral_code=marketplace_search&referral_story_type=post

This must have been...
01-31-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,078
Posted By unikid

Will this work:...

Will this work: https://mtbtandems.com/product/salsa-powderkeg-tandem-framefork/

Oops I just saw it is suspension corrected so it will be too tall for what you are seeking.
01-19-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,834
Posted By unikid

If you read the reviews on the Ursus Jumbo...

If you read the reviews on the Ursus Jumbo...
12-22-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 165,301
Posted By unikid

Here's an interesting one - I believe Queen wrote...

Here's an interesting one - I believe Queen wrote a song about this as well: https://santabarbara.craigslist.org/bik/d/carpinteria-tandem-crusier/7423274500.html
:)
11-01-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,675
Posted By unikid

I checked with Greenzone since they are still in...

I checked with Greenzone since they are still in business. Although they don't carry the tandems anymore they still have a few sets of the IPS cranks.

They work with standard square taper bottom...
10-29-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,675
Posted By unikid

If you have your heart set on getting IPS then...

If you have your heart set on getting IPS then you need to be ready to pay some money to get it. Here is why:

Most IPS systems use a right-side sync chain design. Your Dualie (like most tandems)...
09-11-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,035
Posted By unikid

Another option:...

Another option: https://boxcomponents.com/products/box-three-prime-9-e-bike-cassette
09-10-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,035
Posted By unikid

You can achieve the same result of 22 in front by...

You can achieve the same result of 22 in front by going with a 40 in back. For example with a SunRace CS-M980 9 Speed 11-40t or similar.

With the 11 in back you will also have more top end. In...
09-01-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,489
Posted By unikid

Suggest starting here:...

Suggest starting here: https://www.bikeforums.net/tandem-cycling/1144273-stoker-seatpost-reviews-what-works.html
08-23-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,073
Posted By unikid

Maybe try something like this? ...

Maybe try something like this?

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/hemisphere/p/156177?color=228787-156177
Forum: Recumbent
08-19-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,870
Posted By unikid

If you are still looking for Screamers here is...

If you are still looking for Screamers here is one in SoCal for sale:

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/mission-viejo-recumbent-tandem-bike-for/7368062623.html
Forum: Recumbent
07-14-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,870
Posted By unikid

Performer Custom Trikes and Bikes Factory...

Performer Custom Trikes and Bikes Factory Tourhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0TzFp2QXqo
Forum: Recumbent
07-13-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,870
Posted By unikid

Here is a site selling a new Screamer:...

Here is a site selling a new Screamer: https://www.thebikebarn.com/recumbent.htmlNew Recumbent Tandems

RANS Screamer, orange, $6300
Forum: Recumbent
07-13-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,870
Posted By unikid

Or you could try an upright/bent hybrid which...

Or you could try an upright/bent hybrid which puts the stoker in front and shortens the wheel base: https://rbr.info/index.php/product/family-bike-tandem/.

If you scroll through the pictures you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By unikid

And a couple more: ...

And a couple more:

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/costa-mesa-bike-folding/7309605871.html
https://palmsprings.craigslist.org/bik/d/desert-hot-springs-folding-bicycle/7326979918.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By unikid

Local Craigslist for OC:...

Local Craigslist for OC: https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/newport-beach-folding-bikes-by-giant/7329729399.html
Forum: Recumbent
05-18-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,216
Posted By unikid

Does it look like this?...

Does it look like this? https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/value-guide/product/96445/

I've seen people listing these in our local Craigslist asking anywhere from $250-450. Not sure what they end up...
01-02-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,786
Posted By unikid

Reading online reviews it looks like other folks...

Reading online reviews it looks like other folks complain about the T&C's getting frequent flats. Here is one guy who wrote an entire about avoiding these tires...
12-28-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,786
Posted By unikid

Larger in front is more of a mountain bike...

Larger in front is more of a mountain bike approach to tire sizing. I agree with the above folks that on a standard bicycle or tandem not being used for racing or extreme things its more common and...
11-19-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,801
Posted By unikid

Modern MTB bars have gotten much wider in...

Modern MTB bars have gotten much wider in proportion to the stems getting much shorter. Old MTB bars used to be very narrow with very long stems.

On those bikes the bar ends made sense for...
10-04-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,759
Posted By unikid

This video should give you some ideas. Although...

This video should give you some ideas. Although this is for a single bike, the front of a tandem should be the same if not easier, once you've loosened the chain.
...
Forum: Recumbent
09-26-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,627
Posted By unikid

Maybe try one of these online resources? ...

Maybe try one of these online resources?

https://www.springsfast.com/products/extension-springs/stock-page-extension-springs/
...
Forum: Recumbent
09-24-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,627
Posted By unikid

Did you save the spring that broke? You might be...

Did you save the spring that broke? You might be able to salvage it unless it broke in the middle. They don't appear to be anything too special.
If you can measure the gauge of the wire, and the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-23-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,588
Posted By unikid

Seems like most people missed the above post made...

Seems like most people missed the above post made earlier?
09-20-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By unikid

Ah I did not see you mentioned 9-speed above. ...

Ah I did not see you mentioned 9-speed above. Unfortunately there aren't many options in twist grip for 9 speed for a Shimano rear derailleur.

Most people run trigger shifters on 9 speed and...
09-19-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By unikid

Are you dead set on having that long plastic...

Are you dead set on having that long plastic window with the little red indicator? In general that type of design is prone to failing. In fact I have a broken one right now on my tandem left...
09-19-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By unikid

It's easier than working with chains. You don't...

It's easier than working with chains. You don't need any special tools other than a good cable cutter.. The little cable ends that get crimped on, you can use a side cutter or even the inside...
09-18-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,554
Posted By unikid

Check your local Craigslist under "bicycles" as...

Check your local Craigslist under "bicycles" as well as "bike parts" section. Here in SoCal I see many Schwinn tandems being sold whole or in parts.
09-17-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By unikid

Perhaps try these instead:...

Perhaps try these instead: https://www.rei.com/product/737409/sram-mrx-comp-twist-shifter-set-8-speed
09-14-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,979
Posted By unikid

I agree thru axle would be nicer. Having the...

I agree thru axle would be nicer. Having the rear disc mount on the lower leg on the rear triangle would also help with the axle not getting forced out of the rear dropouts when slamming on the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-10-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 467,085
Posted By unikid

That looks like a creative solution! What is...

That looks like a creative solution! What is holding the sleeve in place? Friction? Loctite? Or did you somehow manage to get it welded in as well?
Forum: Recumbent
09-03-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,638
Posted By unikid

Please share details :)

Please share details :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-10-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 467,085
Posted By unikid

See mirfi's answer and pictures above - 6 inches....

See mirfi's answer and pictures above - 6 inches. It is visible that the seat tube suddenly gets wider where all the welds happen. So the rest of the seatpost down below isn't touching anything. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 467,085
Posted By unikid

I see what you are talking about now. I cannot...

I see what you are talking about now. I cannot understand why anyone would design a frame that way :foo:. That seems like a failure waiting to happen.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-08-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 467,085
Posted By unikid

How much seatpost actually extended down into the...

How much seatpost actually extended down into the frame tube? It seems odd the frame would break there unless there was a very minimal seatpost inserted.
08-04-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,729
Posted By unikid

Agreed - converting to disc in front will cost...

Agreed - converting to disc in front will cost you a lot more than simply buying that Orbit fork and swapping it right in.

I guess you could check with Orbit to see if they sell the same fork...
08-03-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,729
Posted By unikid

Yes - a suspension-corrected fork is what you...

Yes - a suspension-corrected fork is what you need when you have a bike that was originally designed with a suspension fork, but you wish to replace it with a rigid fork. And don't want the head...
08-03-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,729
Posted By unikid

If possible you want to find tandem-rated forks. ...

If possible you want to find tandem-rated forks. Anything less than this, and you run the risk of it failing when you least expect it.
I would be leery of MTB carbon forks as they would be A)...
08-03-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,759
Posted By unikid

If you ride any bike regularly you need to have a...

If you ride any bike regularly you need to have a "Chain Wear Indicator". For literally a few bucks you can monitor your chains any time you want and know exactly the condition without guessing or...
07-27-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,991
Posted By unikid

The stock fork did not have disc mounts. Here is...

The stock fork did not have disc mounts. Here is somebody selling the stock fork on eBay to give you an idea what it looks like (albeit in a different color):...
07-13-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,373
Posted By unikid

I assume you have something like this?...

I assume you have something like this? https://www.dannyscycles.com/product/trek-verve-2-disc-low-step-379736-1.htm



In the link I shared above, I can see in the pictures the odd front wheel...
06-25-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,038
Posted By unikid

That's a sweet tandem for sure. Congrats!

That's a sweet tandem for sure. Congrats!
Forum: Recumbent
06-24-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,171
Posted By unikid

Here is one in SoCal. It's got the standard...

Here is one in SoCal. It's got the standard gearing (non IGH) which I would actually prefer. It doesn't have disc brakes like some of the Bike E tandems came with but the front fork appears to have...
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