Category Archives: Technology & Equip.
We’re pleased to share the following reader contribution authored by Richard Craddock of Filament Bikes. Filament Bikes is a company that makes custom carbon fibre bicycle frames in the UK and exports around the world. I recently took on a couple … Continue reading
… does the stoker look like they need a little more room? This particular Filament Cycles one-off composite tandem was highlighted in a thread on the BikeForums.net tandem cycling sub-forum started by Richard Craddock who formerly build frames under his surname, Craddock Cycles. … Continue reading
BACK IN THE SADDLE! Was really glad that we got out on the tandem last Saturday and Sunday; it way overdue. Saturday was definitely the stronger day for us and it felt great! Sunday, not so much. We still got … Continue reading
About a week ago I posted a solicitation for consumer feedback on the Maddock Machine “Mad Dog Drum Brake” (MDDB) to both the Tandem@Hobbes mailing list (yes, it’s still out there after 26 years in its original Listserver format) and … Continue reading
Regular readers may recall that back in March of 2015 Debbie and I threw caution to the wind and made the 400 mile drive up to Louisville, Kentucky, for the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) less than 24 hours after a blizzard … Continue reading
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. I … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading