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Calfee Tandem Headed For A Check-Up After Coupler Loosens Up...

After our tandem ride on Sunday I made an interesting discovery as I lifted our Calfee tandem to put it back into storage until next weekend. 1,151 more words

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New Old Stock Helmets!!! No, You Won't Notice Anything Different....

After our ride on Saturday I decided it was time to retire our Limar 951 helmets as they’ve been in use since 2007. Some of my helmet padding was beginning to delaminate and Debbie’s straps and brow padding had been washed about as many times as they could stand.   290 more words

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Dinged Rim... This is Why Component Wheels Are Awesome!

At last weeks’ PEACHES (aka, Tandem Club of Georgia) ride our friends Linda & Eric handed off a pair of wheels and a new Velocity Dyad rim from our friend and guest stoker Lisa’s triplet that had a bent rear rim.   635 more words

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So, What’s It Like To Ride a Triplet?

Anyone who has ridden a tandem with three or more seats at a tandem rally has most likely been asked, “So, what’s it like to ride a triplet (quad, quint, etc.)?” 1,197 more words

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The Unambiguous Tread Wear Indicator....

This is why you check your tires before every ride…

 

…especially if you’re someone like me who likes to get the full life out of a set of tires!   400 more words

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A Cracked Thomson Stem = Always Keep Track of Your Nicks & Scratches

Our weather was anything but conducive to a pleasant tandem ride today as heavy rain fell on and off from 9am until 3pm.  And, if the weather’s hardly ideal for tandem cycling, it’s also not a good day for a recreational motorcycle ride either. 668 more words

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Tandems at the 2015 NAHBS 2015

OK, so here’s my take on the tandems that were on display at the 2015 NAHBS…. and a note of thanks to the folks at places like Bike Rumor, VeloNews, NAHBS, and private individuals who have posted photos to the net, a few of which I’ve poached for this blog entry. 6,334 more words

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