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    1991 Ibis Uptube Tandem

This bike is part of the MOMBAT collection and is NOT FOR SALE.  Please check out our Vintage Bikes for Sale page to see all of our current offerings. 

In the 1990's Ibis was likely the biggest proponent of tandem bicycles.    The Uptube was the top tandem from Ibis.  This bike was built for the owner of Cane Creek Cycles and originally came with both drop bar and flat bar handlebars.  It could easily be converted from mountain to road duty.  Currently, it is set up with 1.25" Fat Boy slicks and drop bars which could take advantage of the the 60 tooth chain ring.  Paint is black with red and blue splatter with road kill graphics.  The headset is an early Chris King prototype Aheadset (Cane Creek owned the Aheadset patent). 

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Frame Cro-Moly
Fork Ibis Type II
Rear Shock NA
Rims Mavic 281
Hubs WTB Grease Guard
Spokes Stainless steel
Tires Specialized Fat Boy
Pedals NA
Crank Specialized with 60 tooth Paragon Machine Works chain ring
Chain Sedis
Rear Cogs Sachs 7 speed freewheel
Bottom Bracket BMX to 3 piece conversion style
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Shifters Shimano bar end, index
Handlebars SR front, Cinelli rear
Stem Ibis, front and stoker
Headset King early Ahead-style
Brake set Dia Compe 987
Brake levers Dia Compe aero front, stoker rear
Saddle Avocet Touring I/Avocet Touring W1
Seat Post Strong
Colors Black with multi-color splatter
Size 18.5"
Serial #   8  I B 290
 
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