Category Archives: Technology & Equip.

Oh, That’s Right: You Can’t Break & Reconnect 10 Speed Chains

As mentioned, with our far more frequent and longer rides on the tandem we’ve been dealing with more mechanical issues as well.  Some of them make sense… clipless pedal cleats can and do wear out and tandem bicycles are renowned … Continue reading

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Calfee at Tandem Cycleworks in Denver & The Midwest Tandem Rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan for Tandem Demo Rides

We just received a note from Jason at Calfee Design wherein he wanted to let us know they’ll be on hand at the 2018 Midwest Tandem Rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan on 31 August through 3 September with several tandems … Continue reading

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Making Old Cycling Shoes New Again…

Just over 8 years ago I finally reached a point where the Sidi Dominator 5 cycling shoes I wore on the tandem needed to be replaced.  While the uppers were in fine shape, the molded-in lug soles had worn-down to … Continue reading

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100 Miles On The Tandem During the Week: A Milestone

During the past week we successfully logged 100 miles on four 25-mile rides from the house on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday.  We had some minor issues to address after some of the rides, but on Friday’s ride the tandem … Continue reading

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Getting Into The Swing Of Things

After spending most of July on the road after my 30 June retirement, we’re now at home for the entire month of August. This has finally given us the opportunity to get out on the tandem during the week and … Continue reading

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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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The Calfee Moves Into the New Bike Bay

But, wait… weren’t the bicycles always in the bike bay with the motorcycles?   Yes, they were.  It was a very nice and convenient arrangement with the bicycles hanging from the ceiling where they were easy to get to.  Sharing that … Continue reading

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