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Two for Two…

We made the best of good weather over the past Saturday and Sunday by getting in a couple of 25-mile rides.  It wasn’t pretty as this was only our 3rd time back on the tandem since January 15th and last … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

From our home to yours, we wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. A flashback from 2006 when Specialized produced this video Christmas card. The music is Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, Dance of the Sugar Plum … Continue reading

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Finally Back on the Tandem, Pesky Noises & That Composite Saddle…

BACK IN THE SADDLE! Was really glad that we got out on the tandem last Saturday and Sunday; it way overdue. Saturday was definitely the stronger day for us and it felt great!  Sunday, not so much. We still got … Continue reading

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When Good Laptops Go Bad…. Thank You MicroCenter!

My trusty five-year old Apple MacBook Pro – a fairly souped-up 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 with 17″ display — decided to stop working while we were out of town on a trip last week.  It had been working just … Continue reading

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Which Wins Out: Cycling or Motorcycling??

It’s definitely a balancing act when it comes to making time for home maintenance, cycling, motorcycling, maintaining social calendars and our other interests.  Our goal is to always try to get at least one tandem ride and a motorcycle ride … Continue reading

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A Perfect Shift Every Time…

Well, after several months and perhaps 2,000 miles of riding the Calfee since installing the Shimano Ultegra 6700/6703 shifters and an old M950 XTR rear derailleur from the 90’s plus all new cables and housings I’ve got to say I’m pretty impressed.  I … Continue reading

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23 Years Together, 19 On The Tandem…

This past Saturday Debbie and I celebrated our 23rd wedding anniversary.  It’s nice to look back over our 25 years together (we had a 2-year courtship) and know that you’ve found “the one” you were meant to be with!  We’ve … Continue reading

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