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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?

Et tu Yakima? More Designed Obsolescence or Just Keeping Up With Technology?

I bought my first Yakima Sport Rack system back in 1985 so I could carry my road and mountain bikes on top of the Brahma shell on my Mazda B2000.  It was the basic Yakima tower system attached to some bolt-on … Continue reading

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Fabricating a Tandem Transportation Fixture for the Tacoma

As noted in my 31 December entry, we traded-in our 2006 Toyota Tundra / tandem hauler on a newer, smaller 2017 Toyota Tacoma long-bed pick-up back on 28 November.  To transform it into a tandem hauler would require a few … Continue reading

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Alabama Tandem Weekend, Pell City on 11-14 April

From Jack Goertz on the ATW Facebook Page: Announcing the location for the 2019 Alabama Tandem Weekend! – PELL CITY, ALABAMA! Pell City is located on I-20, about 35 miles east of Birmingham and about 110 miles west of Atlanta, … Continue reading

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Southern Tandem Rally, 19-22 September

We recently received this advanced notice from Eve Kofsky & Roger Strauss who will be hosting the 2019 Southern Tandem Rally on 19-22 September in Greenwood, South Carolina.  From their announcement: For those of you who don’t know us, we … Continue reading

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Southwest Missouri Tandem Rally, 31 May – 2 June

John & Jean White from  the Tandems Of the Ozarks wrote to let us know they’ve launched their website for the 2019 Southwest Missouri Tandem Rally on 31 May through 2 June at Springfield, Missouri.  From their note: We have … Continue reading

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Hoping For Better Weather in 2019!

Well, it has certainly been a challenge to find days when the weather was conducive to cycling here in the Atlanta area. Like a lot of places here in the states, we’ve found ourselves with cooler than normal temperatures and … Continue reading

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Wishing You All A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year

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