Well, after several months and perhaps 2,000 miles of riding the Calfee since installing the Shimano Ultegra 6700/6703 shifters and an old M950 XTR rear derailleur from the 90’s plus all new cables and housings I’ve got to say I’m pretty impressed. 177 more words
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Even though I haven’t been posting much to The TandemGeek’s Blog over the past few months I still try to add snippets to let you — our readers — know that we continue to get out and ride on the weekends, reserving Saturdays for the road tandem and Sundays for the off-road tandem. 642 more words
My apologies to anyone who is also a RidingTwoUp blog follower, as this first snippet is a Reader’s Digest version of something I originally included in my weekend update. 1,845 more words
File this one under the heading of, “How’d I Do That?”
This past weekend after finishing a 25-mile tandem ride from the house I decided to chase down a nagging clicking sound that would surface when climbing or putting a big effort into the drive train. 647 more words
Our Precision Triplet was originally designed around and fitted with a Reynolds Ouzo Pro Tandem fork with a 1.25″ steerer tube, 395mm length and 55mm of rake, i.e., the Santana spec., and a Dura Ace compact caliper brake. 431 more words
Ok, so we went two-for-two this weekend with tandem rides on Saturday and Sunday! Can’t remember the last time we went back-to-back, never mind logging over 50 miles on a weekend “on the road” instead of spinning way inside on a resistance trainer. 1,083 more words