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Racing Tandem
Compact Racing Tandem

Designed primarily for time trials be it sporting courses or drag strips. The frame is unusual in that is has different seat angles, the captain's seat tube is 79 degrees and the stockers 74 degrees. By rotating the captain in a clockwise direction it enables a lower tuck position with less frontal area and therefore less wind resistance. This also gives the stocker very slightly more space, allowing a lower tuck behind the captain. Despite the varying seat angles the actual position of the riders (relationship of foot, knee, hip, hand) are the same as their solo's. All of this on a shorter wheelbase makes this tandem stiff, responsive and very surefooted. It's extremely fast on sporting courses.

It's possibly the only tandem built in the UK that uses Reynolds Tandem specific carbon forks. This required a custom head tube to be manufactured but the result is well worth it

This particular bike has been ridden on everything from sub 20 minute 10 miles to 12 hour races

Specification:- Columbus Nivachrome double butted tubes of profile 0.8/0.5/0.8. Ovalized boom tube. Oversized, custom shaped chainstays and seatstays.

Components:- Full Duraace 9 speed groupset with custom cross over drive. Chris King 1" 1/4 Headset. Everyday wheels - Hugi TD hubs, SwissDT Alpine 3 on Mavic CXP30 (front 36 hole) Velocity (rear 40 hole)

Tandem cross over drive
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