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  • I transport my Rover Tadem in a Chevrolet Silverado which works fine with the tailgate down. I place the rear wheel on top of a tri-fold tonneau cover (folded) and the front wheels on the tailgate. I use straps to secure the bike. I would suggest…
  • I have a TerraTrike Rover tandem and the tandem is not a very good hill climber. The tandem is not very fast and both myself and stroker (wife) are in good shape. Average speed for a ride is about 12 MPH over a 10 to 20 mile course. I do not have…
  • I own two recumbents - TerraTrike tandem and Catrike. I installed clipless on both for safety and exercise. The clipless enable a better workout, since you are “locked in” to the bike for push and pull motions. I agree that the clipless shoes cou…
  • The Shimano Nexus i8, model dependent, prefers pausing during shifting also. The i8 on my Rover Tandem makes considerable mechanical noise if shifted under load. I would not advising shifting under load, since I would predict the practice would le…
    in Internal 8 Comment by eric1963 May 30
  • I own a TerraTrike Rover tandem which is merrily just a cruiser. My tandem has the Nexus hub and IPS which is very good on level roads or slight grades. I have also added a few necessary items: Versa Bars, front light mount, clipless pedals (highly …
    in WHAT IF!!!!!! Comment by eric1963 May 21
  • A small utility trailer will also work, and can be used for other tasks. These trailers typically have low load heights also. You already have the truck and hitch. I would not recommend using the utility trailer if you do a lot of high speed inte…
  • i own a Rover Tandem which I transport in a regular bed Chevrolet Silverado with a hard tonneau trifold cover, I fold the two back sections of the cover and sit the tandem rear wheel on top of the folded tonneau cover. The two front wheels sit on …
  • eric1963 wrote: » I have a Rover tandem with IPS which is a nice cruiser, but far from an exercise machine. The tandem is very nice bike, but it is very slow, heavy, and steers like a wagon. I have a few observations on ownership: 1). Transporti…
  • I have a Rover tandem with IPS which is a nice cruiser, but far from an exercise machine. The tandem is very nice bike, but it is very slow, heavy, and steers like a wagon. I have a few observations on ownership: 1). Transporting the beast can be …
  • My e-mail is ericooh3@gmail.com and I am interested in the tandem if it is still for sale. Eric