Here’s the set-up as we go in for the fitting:

1995 Ibis Forte
Bicycle Type: Tandem (gravel / road)

Frame & Fork
Frame Construction: TIG-welded steel with 145 rear dropout spacing
Frame Tubing Material: Ibis custom retrofitted with S&S couplers
Fork Brand & Model: Rodriguez  Custom Tandem
Fork Material: Rodriguez Custom Steel

Brakeset: Rodriguez Trillium “Big Squeeze” brakes, Dia-Compe 287 levers
Drag brake: Maddox Mad Dog Drum Brake with stoker mounted Shimano bar-end shift lever
Shift Levers: Shimano SL-BS64 600 Ultegra bar-end 8-speed
Front Derailleur: Shimano XTR, bottom-pull/clamp-on 31.8 mm
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XTR
Crankset: Specialized Tandem, 32/44/54 teeth
Pedals: Time Attack / Speedplay Frogs
Bottom Bracket: Phil Wood 125 / 127.5
BB Shell Width: 68
Eccentric: Bushnell Featherweight
Rear Cogs: 8-speed, 11–30 / 11-34 teeth
Seatpost: Control Tech Control Post, 28.6 mm diameter / Thudbuster Long Travel
Saddle: Terry Fly Ti / Terry Butterfly Ti
Handlebar: FSA Wing Pro Compact
Handlebar Stem: Pro XLC Alu A-Head / Rodriguez Custom Stoker with XLC clamp
Headset: 1 1/8″ FSA 36 Degree threadless cartridge

Gravel Wheelset
Hubs: Hugi cassette, threaded for drum brake
Rims: Mavic M261, 36-hole
Tires: 26 x 1.95″ Serfas Drifter
Spoke Brand: Wheelsmith stainless steel, 2.0 mm straight gauge
Spoke Nipples: Brass nipples

Road Wheelset
Hubs: White Industries Daisy
Rims: Velocity Aero Heat, 36-hole
Tires: 26 X 1.5″ Continental Sport Contact
Spoke Brand: DT Swiss stainless butted
Spoke Nipples: Brass

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