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A Perfect Shift Every Time...

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


Switching Between Campy Ergo & Shimano STI: It Gets Confusing

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

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Playing in the Dirt / Weeknight Rides / Squeaks & Creaks

Playing in the Dirt Again!

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


How'd I Do That? Front Eccentric Gets Turned Around.

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

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Time for a Beefier Fork on the Triplet?

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

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Another Beautiful Day & Some Other "Stuff"...

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


ENVE Recalls Bicycle Forks Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)

Our friend and owner of R&E Cycles in Seattle, Dan Towle, dropped us a note to pass along a recent recall notice issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission that pertains to certain ENVE 2.0 Carbon Fiber Road Disc Forks with a 1.25″ tapered steerer. 70 more words

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