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My brother and I are planning to build a tandem bicycle where the riders sit back to back. The rider in the back will be facing backwards but pedaling as if they are going forward. We've got a design drawn up and a set of 4" wide wheels to start off with. If anyone could tell me how to post pictures on here, I would be happy to show the drawing and wheels we have.
 
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That is cool, welcome neewb! It looks like you have been here before!
 

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Interesting concept, go for it.
 

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This build ought to be cool. Get a couple of jack shafts and gears in there so the rear facing rider doesn't have to peddle backwards. You could also do a retordirect chain drive on the rear and accomplish the same.

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Tater, if you look at my first drawing you'll see the chain on the rear (left side) is going over the sprocket instead of around so pedals go opposite directions.

Uncle Fide, I have a neighbor that owns a laser cutting shop. I drew up a template and took it over to him.
 
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