Category Archives: Fund Raising

2014 Tour de Cure: Please Help Us Reach Our Fund Raising Goal!

PLEASE NOTE:  This is a “Sticky” that will appear at the top of our blog until we reach our $2,500 fund-raising goal; newer entries follow…  As of April 18th fourty friends have helped us raise almost $1,700 for this year’s Tour … Continue reading

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2013 Tour de Cure: Post Ride Report

Yes, we did in fact successfully complete the 2013 Tour de Cure event yesterday!  Mother Nature tried her best to keep us and hundreds of other riders from making it to the finish, but we persevered!! As a recap on our fund-raising, … Continue reading

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Recalibrating Our Riding Habits As We Gear Up For 2013….

Regular readers may recall that I’ve been trying to wean myself off of the two-blog habit, having officially “reunited” my non-cycling ramblings from “Riding Two Up” with “The TandemGeek’s Blog” back on January 13th.  I’ve done my best to restrain … Continue reading

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San Diego-Based Blind Stokers Club Continues To Grow!

Received a nice note from Dave White, founder and Director of the San Diego-based Blind Stoker’s Club (BSC) with a couple of updates on the BSC. For any readers who haven’t heard of the BSC, here’s a little information about … Continue reading

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Lockheed Cycling Team – Brewery Ride Video

On the Friday after the tornadoes tore through the south, the Lockheed Martin Cycling Club based in Marietta, Georgia had a scheduled training ride out in Bartow County.  Nicknamed “The Brewery Ride”, there are actually several different loops that depart … Continue reading

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7th Annual Cycling for Sight Tour with the Blind Stokers Club

Geez-o-Pete, too bad we’re not in SoCal, as this looks like a great event! ——————— Make a big difference in the way WE ALL see the world.  Join the 7th Annual Cycling for Sight Tour with the Blind Stokers Club along … Continue reading

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Event Planning For 2011… Decisions, decisions

Good grief, is it really December 28th already?  Can 2011 be just around the corner?  Yikes… the years keep passing more quickly, which serves as a reminder that TIME remains the most valuable commodity. You can’t really save it, you … Continue reading

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Club VIBES Angel Tree… A Thank You From Sue

Not sure how many readers saw the original item I posted regarding Knoxville’s Club VIBES (Visually Impaired and Blind Extension Services) back on October 30th, but our friends the Patterson’s expanded their annual holiday gathering to include an ‘Angel Tree’ … Continue reading

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Tandem-Riding Peace Pedaler End’s 8.5 Year Journey

Jamie Bianchini first came to my attention back in August 2003 and, along with his then riding partner Garryck Hampton, he’d already been on the road for 16 months and gone through a hundred countries.  We captured two “Bulletin Board” … Continue reading

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21st Annual Second Sight® Bike-a-Thon, Long Island, NY

Received a note today from Katherine M. Fritz, Associate Director of Development – Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind America‘s VetDogs and the Veteran’s K-9 Corps -  that may be of interest to readers or, perhaps, some friends of readers….  Please pass … Continue reading

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529 Plan Established For Molly and Anna Davis’ Education

At the time of Cliff Davis’ memorial service, it was noted that in addition to making a gift in Cliff’s name to the Tamassee Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) School, the Davis’ tandem-family was looking into establishing a 529 … Continue reading

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Oh so close… And a failed strategy

May 13 Update:  Now at $1,100 and just $50 away from our goal of $1,150…  Once again, the folks at work have come through at the 11th hour as well as another member of our extended tandem family from New … Continue reading

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The Greg Mongold Memorial Bike Ride

As I mentioned in my first entry on our friend Cliff Davis’ passing, we have lost a number of our dear friends whom we’ve met through tandem cycling over the past year.   If you’ve been following my blog, you … Continue reading

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Fund Raising Conundrum: Too Much of a Good Thing…?

As we endeavor to raise donations for what will be our first fund-raising event in 10 years we were quickly reminded of why we opted-out of these events: many of our friends, family and co-workers also participate in fund raising … Continue reading

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Belfast Racing Team’s Team Tipping Taking On Mt. Washington Hill Climb For Charity

Friends John & Sonja Tipping from the granite state wrote to let us knw they have signed up to take on the Mt. Washington Hill Climb in August with their tandem. The hill climb is also a fund-raising event for … Continue reading

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