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Old 04-30-05, 06:38 AM   #1
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Hi from Michigan

Good morning to all, I am anxious awaiting regulary good riding weather here in Michigan. Snow last week-end, rain this week-end, perhaps July will come soon! I am excited about cycling this year more than ever before. My wife (non-cycler) and I just purchased a Burley RumbaTandem, much to my surprise she is almost more excited than me. Now if the weather behaves and our bums get broken in we can begin our adventures.
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Old 04-30-05, 07:14 AM   #2
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Hi Mike and the Missus! Welcome to BikeForums. We have a couple in our club who ride a recumbant tandem and they look like they have a great time. My husband works in Troy, sometimes it takes him 1.5 hours to drive 30 minutes. If you are looking for a club in the Michigan area check out the website. There is a link to all the bicycle clubs in Michigan. You might want to try one of the Shoreline bicycle trips next year. The mileage is low (about 50 miles a day) with a lot of stuff to do during the day. Remember 50 miles divided by 2 people is really only 25 miles each At really slow speeds of 10-14 mph you are only on the road for about 4-5 hours. Time to stop at the beaches, winearies, fruit stands, lighthouses. Yes, I would like to be on vacation, it is quite dreary outside right now, I'm trying to decide if I want to go out and start riding and get rained on. Maybe, I'll hang around the forums for a little while longer.
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