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08-23-22, 02:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,542
Posted By longpete

With the tandem I'm slower but happier. Rolling...

With the tandem I'm slower but happier. Rolling resistance much higher(rises proportionally with weigth). Steep climbs are hard although traction is higher on tandem. (rolling resistance and and her...
05-27-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,801
Posted By longpete

They're not unsafe if you keep in mind their...

They're not unsafe if you keep in mind their limits. Same goes for tubeless. With rim brakes I had inner tyres that melted. With inner tyres I had tyre ventiles ripped of(even with a lot of talkum...
04-26-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,963
Posted By longpete

Weight has a big influence on wear caused by...

Weight has a big influence on wear caused by braking. And when I compare the wear of similar tyres on our tandem and my MTB there's definitely an influnce of weight.
Rolling resistance also...
04-23-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,963
Posted By longpete

Rear tire. But captain 98 and stoker 51, weigth...

Rear tire. But captain 98 and stoker 51, weigth distribution 53% front 47 r.ear. This means more rolling resistance up front than solo bike.
Tires wear out faster on tandem than solo bike....
03-11-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,094
Posted By longpete

I *remove calipers *roll up the hose and...

I
*remove calipers
*roll up the hose and attach it with tape
*put something(littlle plastic thing comes with the brakes most of the time, but anything will do) between the pistons
*close the...
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