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Tandem Bike Answered

Hi ppl, thinking about building a tandem bike (with the idea of turning this into my mechanically powered water raft) and just wondering if anyone had advice? or, an Instructable on how to do so, had a quick look on here and couldn't find anything so any links would be appreciated. Thanks



12 years ago

I have owned a tandem bike (years ago, with semi-balloon tires and all). As you can see in the one photo in Here (link) the tandem poses unique "stress" problems in the center of the bike, mostly because of it's length.

The mechanism out of a dual pedal kiddie car or adult two seater tricycle might work better, as the persons would be seated side by side.