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Flying low on a Calfee Tandem(1 post)

Flying low on a Calfee TandemMrCelloBoy
Apr 30, 2001 1:51 PM
Rode the Wildflower Century in Chico,CA, on a Calfee Tetera Tetra tandem yesterday and had a ball. We're used to a slightly more recreational Burley Softride so the lightness and geometry (read steeper head and fork angles) took a bit to get used to. The typical tandem fork setups give a slow but rock solid feeling on the descents. The Calfee uses the steering geometry of a single bike, which felt decidedly "quicker" but not what I'd call twitchy. It'll just take a while to get used to. By the last windy descent I was feeling more frisky. I'd put 28c tires on my own bike and the 25c's on there (which are probably more like 23's in actuality) felt a bit small.