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A Clean Drivetrain is a Happy Drivetrain...

As a follow-on to the spring tune-up last weekend, the Calfee received a long overdue bath on Saturday morning.  One of the things I try to avoid is putting chains on a bike right out of the box with their factory-applied grease. 211 more words

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What Kind of Tape Is That?

Someone asked a question about the wide, shiny, slick tape that they see where the handlebar tape ends on the tops of our handlebars; what kind of tape is that? 263 more words

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Getting Ready for 2018's Riding Season

I’m not going to over-commit, but I will so so far as to say we’ve got tandem cycling fairly high on our to-do list for 2018.  1,001 more words

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Tandem Time... It can be hard to find!

I think I may be neglecting my TandemGeek blog a bit of late as keeping my journal up to date for my mother’s consumption seems to be sapping a lot of my writing juices.  1,745 more words

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Wound Up Composite Fork / Recall Notice

With a tip of the hat to Dan Towle at R&E Cycles for passing this along…

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Advanced-Composites-Recalls-Bicycle-Forks-Recall-Alert#

Recall Details

Description: This recall involves select Wound Up Tandem Duo Disc bicycle forks manufactured between June 2015 and December 2015. 206 more words

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Shifter Update

As you may recall, when I last wrote we’d finished a very nice tandem ride from the house riding our Calfee as a 10-speed after the shifter for the front derailleur suddenly stopped working. 263 more words

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Ultegra 6703 Shifter Woes...

Remember how Paul Harvey would often times introduce an item with “Here’s a strange…”? I’ve got one!

The Ultegra 6703 left-hand / triple front derailleur shifter on our Calfee tandem was for inexplicable reasons not working when we headed out for a Memorial Day ride from the house. 585 more words

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