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Re: Brakes

Mary and I were in Bairnsdale about a year ago and we met a local couple on a Cannondatle tandem with Avid BB7 brakes fore and aft.They had cycled down the
Mike Ayling
Aug 19
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1180

Re: Brakes

Thanks Peter. I'm not sure old front forks work so well with the forces in a disc up front. Many tandem sites, such as Santana and Tandem Geek, advise against
gosfordlanes
Aug 19
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1179

Re: Brakes

Thanks Chris. We were there, too, for the opening of the Sea Cliff Bridge. It was cold! And the headwind with sand exfoliated us as we struggled across the
gosfordlanes
Aug 19
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1178

Re: Brakes

Hi Graham, I'd be looking for a front disk brake. You would need to change your front forks and front wheel to get the disc compatibility and then get a disc
Peter Howell
Aug 18
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1177

Re: Brakes

Hi Graham. Your post made me wince! I think there is a particular problem with the Gong ride. It's a shame as it is the most scenic mass ride there is. I think
Chris horsfield
Aug 18
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1176

Re: Brakes

We have a bike Friday tandem with a hub drag brake on the front. Going down hill I put it on and adjust to get the speed I want and just roll down . I only use
Peter Hull
Aug 18
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1175

Brakes

Hi all. I'm hoping you can help me out. My tandem is a 1982 Omega, hand built for a friend by Omega Cycles, Guildford. My son and I have ridden it in the 'Gong
gosfordlanes
Aug 18
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1174

Re: Photos from Sunday [1 Attachment]

So I must apologies; this e-mail was meant to go directly to Roger. I have removed it from the site. Weird.
Malcolm Wade
Aug 15
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1172

Re: Are there many tandem teams in Sydney?

Hi Arwen We ride ours on weekends weather permitting and ride singles during the week. There are a few tandems around the place but I¹ve only seen people
Geoff Semon
Jul 18
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1171

Re: Are there many tandem teams in Sydney?

Hi Mike Another group to consider is www.dhbc.org.au The club rides from Marrickville and although a racing club there are lots of training rides during the
Geoff Semon
Jul 18
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1170

Re: Are there many tandem teams in Sydney?

Hi all, I don't think I've ever actually seen another tandem being ridden in Sydney, though I have seen a few trendy ones parked in various places. We bought
Arwen Sutton
Jul 17
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1169

Re: Are there many tandem teams in Sydney?

Thanks for the info Ken. Looking forward to meeting some Sydney cyclists in person. Your comment about making another stoker was pretty funny. I had to
mikebian
Jul 16
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1168

Re: Are there many tandem teams in Sydney?

Hi Mike Sydney trains are pretty good for transporting bikes including tandems although I would avoid rush hour times. Many rides start at stations for this
Roger Leigh
Jul 15
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1167

Re: Are there many tandem teams in Sydney?

Hi Mike and everyone else, Bike North does get over that way but try http://www.lbug.org.au/ I have not had anything to do with them but they seem to be local
Ken Williams
Jul 15
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1166

Re: Are there many tandem teams in Sydney?

We've been looking for social single bike organizations in Sydney also, but had not come across Bike North.  We were searching for "clubs" which is what we
Mike Bianco
Jul 15
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