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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?

The Soma Crane Stem Arrived Today

As mentioned in two recent blog entries, as I was putting my ’99 Erickson Signature single road bike back into service I discovered that I’d need to raise the handlebars as my riding position has gotten a bit more relaxed … Continue reading

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Good Bikes Are Like Fine Wines…

… they’re all different and delicious in their own ways. Sadly, I’m not able to offer some new and exciting insights on the ride qualities of a new tandem as we’ve pretty much got all the tandems we need, perhaps … Continue reading

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Helmet Mirror’s & Moisture Damage

Sadly, I lost the photos of the two mirrors with the moisture damage in evidence and will likely have a hard time properly describing what occurred.  However, I’ll do my best… It was in early August and the day after … Continue reading

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Getting Back into Bicycles: A Busy Week in the Garage

As the temperature dropped into the 30’s and 40’s in the morning, Debbie’s enthusiasm for getting out on the tandem 3 times a week for 35-mile loop rides from the house quickly faded.  She’s more or less uninterested in riding … Continue reading

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Southern Tandem Rally – Hosts Still Needed for 2019

The following is a note from Jack Goertz, Co-Founder of the Southern Tandem Rally Calling All Tandem Teams! This year, STR celebrated its 40th year of tandem rallies hosted across the Southeastern United States.   Forty years is quite an accomplishment for … Continue reading

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Calfee Update #5: Clicking Solved

After chasing a “clicking sound” all over the tandem and stumbling over an issue with the couplers that the good folks at Calfee quickly resolved for us, I finally found the source: Yup, it was the lowly lockring on the … Continue reading

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Southern Tandem Rally 2018: Venice, Florida

LEADING UP TO THE RALLY Unlike previous Southern Tandem Rallies (STR), this year Debbie and I would be on the tandem instead of the triplet with our friend Lisa.  Given STR was being held in Venice, Florida, making it the … Continue reading

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