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As an experienced cyclist with a lot of tandem experience: you are way over thinking this whole thing. Assuming both of you are adults and not complete klutzes, you'll have it figured out well enough in a few minutes of trial and error. If you're not both adults, you'll still figure out within a few extra minutes. Getting to be real slick starting and ...


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Yes, you can pull the stoker along. Equally, they can push you along! I've tried both of these. However, there are some important points to note: Tandems are slower up hills (or maybe just faster on the flat and downhill). This will be especially noticeable if one of you is not putting much effort in. So it may be worth sticking to flat routes. Unless you ...


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As an experienced cyclist with a little tandem experience: yes, it is feasible. It takes some adjusting though. It's worth riding the thing by yourself to a get a feel for it's geometry, gears, brakes and starting and stopping before adding the stoker. Everybody gotta start sometime! But it does depend on having a head for cycling. I have seen fairly ...


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Can you tow a trailer with your car? That would be the safest and most responsible way to move your tandem. Second option would be to ride it there, over the course of a day with rest stops you and your co-rider could do 100 km. Another option would be a roof rack, like others have mentioned. Your vehicle's roof looks long enough to accept the full ...


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You may have a few troubles with the curved stoker seat tube, front derailleurs can be remarkably tricky to set up correctly. You can find some more useful experiences here. In particular, you may have to experiment with some low cost parts before committing to something pricier as your choice of chainring sizes will determine where along the curve the ...



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