Wanted L/S Thorn ideally with Rohloff hub
Hello to all. I've been riding with my 14yr old daughter with Down Syndrome on a Thorn Voyager Childback for the past 4 years, and want to move up to a bigger bike. We do a mix of road and offroad and have quite a high combined weight (close to 150kg). So strong frame and good brakes for the downhills are important - perhaps the double marathon frame? We don't have a huge budget, so looking for something reasonably priced.
Thanks Graham. It might work though I'd not thought of having a bike with suspension. We've put a Thudbuster seat on the back of our childback which reduces the bumps a lot. How much does full suspension sap the energy? Did you make the frame yourself?> If not, what make is it please? And where are you ? Cheers, James
We have just decided to sell our Thorn tandem as we need electric assistance. Large front, small rear. I am 6'4" stoker is 5'. Rohloff hub. S&S coupling. Disc brake at rear. Have not really decided on price yet but cost was £4500 less than 3 years ago. Are you still looking for one?
Suggest we continue via email. Mine is
Hello Bruce - Yes, still looking and yours is almost exactly what we're looking for. However, we don't have a huge budget. Where are you? Perhaps if not too far away, we could at least come and have a try. Thanks. James.
Thanks to the Tandem Club for quickly providing an answer to our request - we're now the proud new owners of an Orange Thorn Raven. Thanks also to Cliff and wife for passing it down to us.