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TANDEM TIME I WWW.TANDEMS.CO.UK Tandem Myths Busted


A SELECTION OF THE MOST COMMON QUESTIONS ASKED ON THE SUBJECT OF TANDEMS


Over the years we have been asked all sorts of strange questions and heard many different view points on the subject of tandems. Here are a few that seem to crop up again and again.


‘ARE TANDEMS REALLY HEAVY?’ Certainly, many years ago tandems seemed very heavy compared with solo bikes. Steel tubing was the only real choice of


frame material and often only cheap heavy tube sets were used. As manufacturing techniques have developed so too has frame technology. With more frame materials available such as aluminium, carbon fibre, titanium and a broader choice of quality steel tubes on the market tandem frames have evolved. Tandems are now lighter, stronger and more comfortable than ever.


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