Category Archives: Advice & Commentary

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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Got a Light? If Not & You Ride At Dusk, Get One!!!

It’s common-sense savings time.  You know, the few weeks that precede the end of day-light savings time when cyclists who ride in the evenings seem oblivious to the fact that the days are getting shorter and they’re essentially riding at … Continue reading

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