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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?

Roger & Eve: Tandem Rally All-Stars

While there are many tandem teams that have attended more tandem rallies than Debbie and me, having just attended our 70th rally since our first back in 1998, I still believe I’m somewhat qualified to offer an observation on a … Continue reading

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Georgia Tandem Rally 2018

As mentioned in my 13 May blog entry  — the one just before this — and in my weekly journal on 21 May over at Riding Two Up, this past weekend was all about heading off to the 20th edition … Continue reading

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Blogging, Tandeming and Count-Down Clocks.

Why so few postings here at The TandemGeek’s Blog? I sometimes get notes from long-time readers who wonder why I don’t post more often.  They remember when I wrote about broader topics and then, when I limited my posts to … Continue reading

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Are Tandem Rallies Really Just for Old Folks With Deep Pockets?

Here’s something to chew on: I’ve come to suspect the ever-escalating cost and time requirements for tandem rallies may be a bit of a barrier to new participants who may or may not yet see the value.  More to the … Continue reading

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I’m Thinking We’ll Be Doing Social Riding at GTR….

Try as we might, we’ve just not been able to get out and build a whole lot of base miles this year due to a variety of things.  So, as we look forward to the Georgia Tandem Rally in late … Continue reading

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Finally!

For the first time in I don’t know how long, we finally had a nice spring day.  Temps in the 70’s, sunshine, a moderate breeze and, well, a pollen count of 6,000 (unhealthy)…  3 out of 4 was good enough! 

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Rain Insurance for Rides & Rallies

It’s an organizer’s least favorite thing to hear, but there are a lot of times when we’ll go ahead and pay for the Rain Insurance on pay-to-play cycling or tandem event where you’re not locked into a situation where you’ll … Continue reading

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