CALFEE TRAVEL OPTIONS

Traveling with your tandem can be challenging but having your personal tandem with you when you travel is a satisfying option. After analyzing all of the options available to our customers, we’ve decided it was time to help design adequate choices for new and existing customers (as well as non-Calfee customers).

 

TANDEM WITH ONE SET OF COUPLERS TANDEM WITH TWO SETS OF COUPLERS

COMPLETE TANDEM WITH NO COUPLERS

Complete tandems with no couplers can be tricky to transport. The development of our Calfee premium hard case will make it easier to keep your precious cargo safer when either flying or shipping your tandem.

CASE PRICE: $1500
Calfee Standard CasesLengthWidthHeight
Split Case 114"71"11.7531
Split Case 117"78.5"11.7526.5
Split Case 120"78.5"11.75"29.5"
Max Ship Case 165"73"11.75"34"

 



TANDEM WITH ONE SET OF COUPLERS

Tetra Tandem Coupler

One complete tandem can now fit inside a Velo Safe Case, including both wheels!  With minimal disassembly, you and your partner can be out riding your tandem in less than 20 minutes.  With our one set of coupler system, we modify the case to hold the two section of your tandem securely. The $2500 charge for couplers, includes one set of couplers, the custom designed case, tandem wrench, grease, and padded sleeves. Please see detailed photos below.

 Loosen Eccentric BB

LOOSEN ECCENTRIC BB

Remove Timing Belt

REMOVE TIMING BELT

IF YOU HAVE HYDRAULIC DISCS, REMOVE THE DISC BRAKE ADAPTER, DO NOT REMOVE THE CALIPER FROM THE ADAPTER

Tandem Coupled Packing Carefully remove housing

CAREFULLY REMOVE THE HYDRAULIC HOUSING OR DISCONNECT THE SPLITTER FOR MECHANICAL DISC BRAKES

Roll up the housing

ROLL UP THE HYDRAULIC HOUSING OR DISC BRAKE CABLE

Disconnect the bottom coupler

DISCONNECT THE BOTTOM COUPLER FIRST

Disconnect the top coupler

DISCONNECT THE TOP COUPLER SECOND

Pull apart the frame

PULL APART THE TWO SECTIONS

insert the two section

INSERT THE TWO SECTION INTO THE CASE

 

Remove all handlebars

REMOVE THE CAPTAINS HANDLEBARS AND THE STOKERS SEATPOST WITH THE HANDLEBARS. PLACE EXTRA PARTS INTO THE CASE STRAPPED TO THE FRAME.

Packed and ready to go!

PLACE THE LID ON AND CONNEC THE TWO SUPPLIED STRAPS AND YOU’RE READY TO GO!



 

 

TANDEM WITH TWO SETS OF COUPLERS

TWO S&S CASES OR ONE CALFEE HARD CASE

Splitting your tandem into three separate pieces can allow you to board a plane without incurring any extra oversized baggage fees. With most airlines restriction

COMPLETELY DISASSEMBLE THE TANDEM – SOME SIZES ALLOWS TO LEAVE THE CRANKSETS ON

COVER THE TUBING WITH THE SUPPLIED TUBE COVERS

CAREFULLY PLACE EACH PART INTO THE CASE – EACH TANDEM IS VERY DIFFERENT