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About TG

I've been around a bit and done a few things, have a couple kids and a few grandkids. I tend to be curmudgeonly, matter-of-fact and not predisposed to self-serving chit-chat. Thankfully, my wife's as nice as can be otherwise we'd have no friends. My interests are somewhat eclectic, but whose aren't?

Making Do Without The Road Tandem

As noted in my previous blog entry, last Thursday I finally realized the source of a “click” I was hearing on every pedal stroke since August was a failing S&S coupler installation at the junction of the boom tube and … Continue reading

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Deja Vu: Calfee Coupler Failure #2

About a month ago I noted an annoying clicking sound coming from the rear crank area during one of our first, post-retirement tandem rides.  I noted it in the related blog entry and at that time assumed it was coming from … Continue reading

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Landscapers & The Value of Eye Protection

We were nearing the end of our every-other-day tandem ride from the house yesterday morning, having survived the usual collection of motorists who don’t know about Georgia’s 3-foot passing rule, or who just use really poor judgement, such as attempting … Continue reading

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18 Years of Tandem Decal Order Forms Reduced to Confetti

Long-time readers or “friends” of The website may recall that back in 2010 I went in search of a very nice and stylist tandem cycling decal for our truck. I’d seen the decal on a few cars at tandem … Continue reading

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The Loco’s Loop: Our Tandem Club of Georgia September Ride

Note: We’re still waiting on the official ride report to be posted at the ‘PEACHES’ WordPress site, as it should have some missing names and both pre-ride and lunch time group photos that I’ll poach and add to this report. … Continue reading

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Chris Judd’s S.O.O.R.T.A. Update for September

SOORTA (Self Organized Off Road Tandem Adventure) MTB Tandem Event Update. Big Bear SOORTA organizers Janet-Shaun Devlin getting big air! Next up! ETOR 2018! Just announced! ETOR 2019 date and location has been announced! MTB Tandem rally and meetup list: Fall 2018 … Continue reading

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Helmet Cam 2.0

As mentioned and demonstrated in a couple of earlier blog entries, I’ve decided it’s in our best interest to capture forward and rearward looking video whenever we’re out riding the tandem.  We’ve just had too many close calls in the … Continue reading

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