Category Archives: Pimpin' for our Friends

The Outspoken Cyclist: Interested In Being A Guest? + More Favorites

Since first coming to my attention back in the 4th quarter of 2010, I’ve made mention of long-time friend Diane Lees and the PBS show she produces and hosts at WJCU in Cleveland, the Outspoken Cyclist.  In fact, here’s a … Continue reading

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Florida Tandem Rally – Hotel Cut-Off Extended Through 8 Oct

From our friends down at the Villages in Florida comes this update on the 2013 Florida Tandem Rally…. 4th ANNUAL FLORIDA  TANDEM RALLY 2013  25-27 October 2013 Hotel Cut-off date extended! We hope you are making plans to attend the 4th Annual … Continue reading

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Bicycle Quarterly Goes Full-Color; Wow… What A Difference!

I’m sure like many other Bicycle Quarterly (BQ) subscribers, I was pleasantly surprised when my Autumn edition of BQ arrived in a somewhat different protective wrapping, with a different binding and — best of all — full color photos ad … Continue reading

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Next Generation Drag Brake… Now Available!

It’s hard to believe it was November 2010 when I first wrote about the Maddock Machine drag brake development project in this blog entry. The goal was to develop a direct replacement for the venerable Arai drag brake (at right) … Continue reading

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First Look: Taiwanese-Made Cannondale RT1

Facebook truly is an interesting animal with regard to how one door opens another to perpetuate the social network.  Case in point, I am friends with Rick L. up in Michigan noting we both share a strong affinity for tandems … Continue reading

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A Visit to MTB Tandems in Woodstock, Georgia

Last Saturday Debbie and I paid our first visit to Alex Nutt’s “new” MTB Tandems shop just off of I-575 at the Sixes Road exit in Woodstock, Georgia.  The address is: 221 Rope Mill Pkwy Suite 2, Woodstock, GA   30114.  Sadly, … Continue reading

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Tandem Tech & Equipment: In Praise of Conventional Wheels

I can honestly say it was really nice riding on our 36°conventional wheelset during last Sunday’s 65-mile Tour de Cure event.  Nice, because (a) they delivered a great ride and (b) I never gave them a second thought. While conventional … Continue reading

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