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Aww man I'm jealous - can you please add a side-photo of the whole bike? 70's tandems were renouned for being quite short, and most of the length is lost in the stoker's area. Mine's a 80's model and one of the touted features is "2 inches more stoker room!" So if you want the full 70's look, embrace the aero advantage of being so close. And don't ...


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As bhell already mentioned, seat posts on older bikes (or those with straight top tubes) tend to be shorter in relation to newer bikes "designed" for the same body measurements. The reason for this is explained well by Sheldon Brown: On the other hand, why shouldn't you ride a "too small" bike? "Because the seat and handlebars will be too low!" That ...



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