Category Archives: Pimpin' for our Friends

Evelyn Hill Cycling Apparel by Sommerville Sports

I received a note this past week from our dear friend Barbara Kornbluh at Tandem East in Pittsgrove, New Jersey.  It’s not all that unusual to get a note or a  call from Barbara or her husband Mel, but it … Continue reading

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140mm Rear Hubs Available From Tandems East….

This is a subject that is near and dear to my heart, as we had a 140mm rear-spaced Cannondale MT3000 that blew apart it’s Coda/Hugi hub back in January 2000. I was able to get a very affordable Shimano XT … Continue reading

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A Trip to MTB Tandems & Tweaking the Ventana…

As noted in my post from last weekend, after a triumphant return to off-road riding with Miss Debbie, our 2002 Ventana El Conquistador de Montanas (ECdM) definitely needed a few adjustments following its 4-year hiatus. #1 on the list was raising … Continue reading

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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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