Category Archives: Pimpin' for our Friends

Nice Piece on Co-Motion In The Eugene Hometown News….

http://www.registerguard.com/news/20180807/after-three-decades-co-motion-still-picking-up-speed/1 After 30 years at the head of Co-Motion Cycles in Eugene, Dwan Shepard can lay claim to being an elder statesman of Lane County’s bicycle manufacturing industry. He has gradually built his company — which is best known for … Continue reading

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Recumbent & Tandem Rider Magazine subscriptions now available on-line, and in print

For Immediate Release May 25, 2015 San Dimas, CA. Recumbent & Tandem Rider Magazine, published in printed form since 2001, is now also available in an on-line, digital format. RTR Magazine subscribers can choose between our traditional, printed version of the … Continue reading

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Evelyn Hill Cycling Apparel by Sommerville Sports

I received a note this past week from our dear friend Barbara Kornbluh at Tandem East in Pittsgrove, New Jersey.  It’s not all that unusual to get a note or a  call from Barbara or her husband Mel, but it … Continue reading

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140mm Rear Hubs Available From Tandems East….

This is a subject that is near and dear to my heart, as we had a 140mm rear-spaced Cannondale MT3000 that blew apart it’s Coda/Hugi hub back in January 2000. I was able to get a very affordable Shimano XT … Continue reading

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A Trip to MTB Tandems & Tweaking the Ventana…

As noted in my post from last weekend, after a triumphant return to off-road riding with Miss Debbie, our 2002 Ventana El Conquistador de Montanas (ECdM) definitely needed a few adjustments following its 4-year hiatus. #1 on the list was raising … Continue reading

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The Outspoken Cyclist: Interested In Being A Guest? + More Favorites

Since first coming to my attention back in the 4th quarter of 2010, I’ve made mention of long-time friend Diane Lees and the PBS show she produces and hosts at WJCU in Cleveland, the Outspoken Cyclist.  In fact, here’s a … Continue reading

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Bicycle Quarterly Goes Full-Color; Wow… What A Difference!

I’m sure like many other Bicycle Quarterly (BQ) subscribers, I was pleasantly surprised when my Autumn edition of BQ arrived in a somewhat different protective wrapping, with a different binding and — best of all — full color photos ad … Continue reading

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