Barn find tandem combination

Discussion in 'Tandem and Other Bikes' started by cycling-mad, 28 Feb 2017.

  1. unicycleroger

    unicycleroger New Member

    Thank you "Cycle-mad"... Today we picked up a project. It came in a big box of parts... we don't know how much is missing (other than the obvious things like chainset, saddles, quill and rear handlebars) your picture really helped. At least I know where the parts go now. :-)

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  2. srw

    srw It's a bit more complicated than that...

    Is that really a bolt-together tandem frame?
     
  3. unicycleroger

    unicycleroger New Member

    Yes, it is bolted together, but not for dissembling, it is just the construction method used. It is surprisingly stiff... but heavy! but considering the age that is not unusual.

    We have just got it bolted together now, we had fun finding out which bolt when in which hole.
     
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  4. simongt

    simongt Über Member

    Location:
    Norwich
    Obviously built in the days when Meccano was king - ! :rofl:
     
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  5. Illaveago

    Illaveago Veteran

    I assume that eccentric bottom bracket must be for tightening the chain?
     
  6. srw

    srw It's a bit more complicated than that...

    Yes - now that is part of a normal tandem!
     
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