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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:03 pm 
South West Deputy AEC
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I've been down the garage fiddling with my latest purchase today. It was set up for touring but I want to take it off road. So I've changed the tyres, removed bottle cages (x4), mudgaurds, replaced the damaged front mech and set up the cranks properly.

I'm looking for volunteers to go on the back with their own full body armour and life insurance (please note interest on here).

I last rode a tandem 15 years ago and have been looking for a suitable one for the last couple of years. :D

Here it is:


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:06 pm 
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:D id love a tandem!


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:48 pm 
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I would of course volunteer in a shot if you lived a little closer...cough, cough, honest!

Look forward to the inpatient photos. :wink:


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:53 pm 
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Whats that on the rear hub?

Nice tandem, but the real question is, can you endo it???!!!!


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:56 pm 
South West Deputy AEC
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Nick C wrote:
Look forward to the inpatient photos. :wink:


Will enter them in the "show us your gash" thread!!! :lol:



FINGERS - It's a drum brake for the stoker operated by a 200gs lever on their handlebar. Kinda like a Jesus lever! :D


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:07 pm 
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tiboltrider wrote:
Nick C wrote:
Look forward to the inpatient photos. :wink:


Will enter them in the "show us your gash" thread!!! :lol:



FINGERS - It's a drum brake for the stoker operated by a 200gs lever on their handlebar. Kinda like a Jesus lever! :D


Thought it might be, does it all work??


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South West Deputy AEC
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Yep, it's in ace condition for a 17 year old bike. Must have spent most of its life sitting in the garage.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 10:35 pm 
PoTM Winner / retrobike rider
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might volunteer - will see what your bike riding skills are like on this sundays retrobike ride at woodbury common.
looks good fun

cheers kirbdug :D


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 10:50 pm 
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Tandems never fail to raise a smile. Heh.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 11:20 pm 
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Whats it stop like with cantis?

I imagine with 20-30 stone of riders its a little scary :lol:


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