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Riding at home instead of at STR 2017

A little bit bummed that we weren’t able to fit the 2017 edition of the Southern Tandem Rally into our calendar this year, but will hopefully be able to make it work in 2018. Haven’t seen but a handful of … Continue reading

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Tandem Time… It can be hard to find!

I think I may be neglecting my TandemGeek blog a bit of late as keeping my journal up to date for my mother’s consumption seems to be sapping a lot of my writing juices.  So, forgive me for “poaching” a … Continue reading

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20 Years on the Tandem

Hard to believe, but we’ve now been riding tandems for 20 years.  There are a lot of fond memories, amazing friendships, adventures associated with the past two decades and I’m happy to report, some of the most enjoyable times we … Continue reading

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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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