Category Archives: Advice & Commentary

The Deceptive Nature of Elevation Maps on Cue Sheets

Men have been the butt of jokes about map making, map reading, navigation and otherwise getting lost since the beginning of recorded history, to wit: “Men can read maps better than women… cause only the male mind could conceive of … Continue reading

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Motorists Are Just Getting Worse…. A Rant.

Sorry, no cute photos or links to videos here: just a serious rant about the deteriorating situation that exists for cyclists who refuse to give up their right to share the road. ——————————————– There’s been a lot of social media … Continue reading

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What Do I Think? Good Question. (Tandems & Composite Forks)

Let me confess that I really do enjoy getting comments when I post things.  Some of them come from friends who subscribe to our blog and stay in touch by sharing a compliment or an anecdote when something I’ve written … Continue reading

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How Not To Buy Your First Premium Bicycle….

As I mentioned a while back, I’ve been doing my best to cull the “bike herd’ I have stabled in our garage.  We found a new home for our beloved Erickson and it’s now being enjoyed the way it should … Continue reading

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Vacation & Rally Planning 2014

Well, we still need to sit down and go through our 2014 event calendar to figure out which tandem rallies we’ll be attending, although it’s probably a no-brainer for a few events. However, as I start to look at our … Continue reading

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As a Cyclist & Motorcyclist I Check The Weather A Lot… NOAA!

I’ve dumped the Weather.com site and couldn’t be happier! I’m so glad the Weather Channel sent me that survey…  talk about unintended consequences. Like a lot of folks, I began using the Weather Channel’s internet site as my primary source … Continue reading

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Did I Really Pass-Up A Demo Offer? Boy, That’s Telling….

Sure enough, I was graciously extended an offer to give a set of relatively new tandem performance wheels a test ride at this year’s Southern Tandem Rally but declined. Really? What was I thinking!! Sadly, what I was thinking about … Continue reading

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