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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?

Triplet’s Are Tough on Drivetrain Components

During the Georgia Tandem Rally the triplet’s drivetrain seemed to be wanting for some attention, more than could be resolved by simply trimming or fine-tuning the derailleur position with the in-line barrel adjusters. In fact, at one rest stop where … Continue reading

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Our 21st Georgia Tandem Rally

Note: Many thanks go out to our friends at the Georgia Tandem Rally & House of Tandems for making many of photos in this blog available to us so we could fully document our rally experience.  Thursday:  Loading Up & … Continue reading

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The 1st Triplet Trip with the Tacoma Was a Rain-Out

The week began with nice weather, which we sorely need and hoped would hold out through next weekend so we could get in a ride on the triplet with our friend Lisa at “The Rally in the Valley” in Walhalla, … Continue reading

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Time is not your Tire’s Friend… How Old is Too Old?

As we gear up for a couple of cycling events in May when we’ll pull our Mark Johnson designed / Dennis Bushnell fabricated “Precision Triplet” down from the storage hooks it dawned on me the tires on the were the … Continue reading

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A Great Day At The Alabama Tandem Weekend in Pell City, Alabama

Summary: Our first major cycling event for the year was planned to be the 3-day Alabama Tandem Weekend (ATW) in Pell City, Alabama, on 12-14 April.  However, due to a variety of issues our 3-days of riding was reduced to … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Own the Trail, Sometimes The Trail Owns You!

A week ago Tuesday, after I had all of my planned chores completed, I decided to head off and get in a short ride on the local mountain bike trails.  However, I made two critical errors related to this particular … Continue reading

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EOTR 2019: 12-15 September @ East Burke, VT

The 2019 Eastern Tandem Off Road (ETOR) rally will be held on 12-15 September 12-15 the Kingdom Trails near East Burke, Vermont.  Brenda & Larry Isherwood are hosting the event and have just added the registration forms and more detailed … Continue reading

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