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If you want your tandem or tandem related items placed on the DATES Buy & Sell page, it is FREE of charge to DATES members. For non-members, the fee is $20.00 for 4 months. Just send the ad along with any electronic photos to:

Kevin Vinson

For non-members, a reply will be sent back with the address to send the check. The ad will be placed once the check is received. The ad will be posted for up to 4 months and can be extended or removed by e-mail.


  • Friday, May 24, 2019 12:10 PM | Kevin Vinson (Administrator)

    FOR SALE:  2008 Raleigh Sojourn commuter bike.  This bike was purchased on July 28th, 2008 from Plano Cycling & Fitness.  I purchased this bike for the sole purpose of commuting back and forth to my job.  My commute was 10 miles round-trip.  I would commute every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday when the weather permitted.  While at the office, the bike was kept in an empty cube around the corner from my cube.

    At home, the bike is kept in my home office with my other bikes.  This bike has never been kept outside and has not been ridden in inclement conditions.  The bike has approximately 2000 miles on it.  I work from home 100% now so the bike does not get much use these days.  Below are the stock specifications.

    • Size:  59cm
    • Frame:  Reynolds 520 Butted Chromo w/CNC dropouts, spoke holders, and pump peg
    • Fork:  4130 Chromo Cross w/disc mounts
    • Derailleurs:  (F) Shimano Tiagra, (R) Shimano Deore
    • Cranks:  Shimano Sora 50/39/30
    • Shifter:  Shimano 9 SPD Bar End
    • Rims:  Freedom CTX2.3 Trekking Double Wall
    • Color:  Khaki
    • Brakes:  Front and Rear Avid Disc Brakes – (F) 160 MM, (R) 140 MM
    • Tires:  Vittoria Randonneur Cross – 700x35c
    • Saddle:  Brooks B.17 Leather Saddle
    • Handlebar:  WTB Mountain Road Drop Bar
    • Rack:  Standard Rack that supports up to 25 kgms
    • Front and Rear Fenders
    • 2 Spare spokes mounted on the chainstay

    Beyond the stock specifications above, the following items have been added to the bike.

    • Two Bottle Cages
    • Topeak MiniMasterBlaster DX Pump
    • Topeak Aero Wedge Pack (Medium)
    • Trans It Garment Bag Pannier
    Pedals not included.  Asking price is $1,000.00 (cash only).  Please contact Kevin Vinson @ (214) 277-4218 or mailto:vinsonkj@sbcglobal.net.


  • Monday, April 08, 2019 8:08 PM | Kevin Vinson (Administrator)

    Tandem Description:

    Custom Franklin Tandem. $1500.

    My wife and I have been the proud owners of this beautiful bike since it was built for us in 1981. It has been carefully cared for throughout the years.

    The bike features Campagnolo Nuovo Record crankset, Campagnolo Nuovo Record front derailleur, Campagnolo Rally rear derailleur,  Campagnolo pedals; Phil Wood hubs, Cinelli bars; and other quality components. The custom built 27” wheels each have 48 stainless steel spokes. It has a 54-45-36 triple crankset and a 14-16-21-27-34 rear cog.

    The frame size is 23” front; 22” rear.

    You’ll be proud to own and ride this superb classic bike.

    We’ll even include, at no extra cost, a Yakima tandem rooftop mount.

    Available to test ride and pick up in the Dallas area. Contact Don Wendell, donwendell@gmail.com


  • Wednesday, December 12, 2018 9:47 PM | Kevin Vinson (Administrator)

    Asking price is $1200.00.  This includes the bike, mountain bike shock, wheel for the MTB shock, extra knobby tire for the back wheel.  You can also see the ad out on Craigslist @ https://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/bik/6768051968.html.  Prospective buyers can reach me on my cell phone below using text or calling.

    Stanley Ford
    817-297-6945


  • Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:20 PM | Kevin Vinson

    Very special all Campy Schwinn Paramount Tandem.  Campy triple crossover drive train & Campy brake levers. Blackburn racks front & rear. Size is 24x24. Built about 1978 $800.00. Will deliver anywhere in Texas.  Please contact John Lusby at 830-285-0171 (text or call) or email to john.lusby@att.net.


  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017 6:15 PM | Kevin Vinson

    Co-Motion Speedster For Sale.  Custom quality low-production bike you'll be proud to own and delighted to ride. Nicely equipped, presently decorated for our neighborhood July 4 parade where it's always a hit. Enjoy back roads and scenery together and enjoy how your togetherness makes others smile and wave. We're 76 and 75, now, and our circumstances don't let us get out on this anymore, so it's time to let it go. Don't confuse this with a low budget clunker from the 50's--this is an excellent and pretty machine in great condition. Frame size 22" & 19", 7 x 3 gearing from 31 to 122. $1200. Located on Cedar Creek Lake, near Gun Barrel City. Telephone Nine Oh 3. 451.4177







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