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Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-26-16, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By Mayonnaise
Credit Card Tour Packing Advice

My wife and I are taking our tandem on our first extended outing 30th Annual Shoreline West Bicycle Tour (http://www.lmb.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=219&catid=46&Itemid=21)
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Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-16-16, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 358,891
Posted By Mayonnaise
Beverly Classic

Beverly Classic
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-08-16, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By Mayonnaise
I'm in the first flush of excitement and can see...

I'm in the first flush of excitement and can see both the potential of the bike as well as my own limitations. I need more experience as well as conversations with people that have been where I am...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-05-16, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By Mayonnaise
Advanced Tandem Technique

My wife and I are approaching our first 500 miles on our new tandem. We're both falling madly in love with it. I'm a greying semi-retired absolute amateur bicycle racer since the days of Lemond and...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-26-16, 10:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,648
Posted By Mayonnaise
Kindly, might I suggest you reconsider buying a...

Kindly, might I suggest you reconsider buying a more expensive bike (Co-Motion). I can think of no one more worthy and deserving of a high end bike than someone that rides nearly an hour a day, 7...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-16-16, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By Mayonnaise
527592 Spontaneously, I took out the...

527592


Spontaneously, I took out the tandem solo and waited for approaching Metra train. I was half expecting for them to take one look at the bike and me and say no way. Instead they couldn't...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-15-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By Mayonnaise
I'm super chilly with all the conductors on...

I'm super chilly with all the conductors on Metra. I've been using the trains for years and am always respectful and polite. The train I would take would be empty because it's coming into Chicago...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-14-16, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By Mayonnaise
hahahahahahaha. that's it, that's it. that's it

hahahahahahaha. that's it, that's it. that's it
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-14-16, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By Mayonnaise
Goofball Question: Riding Tandem Single

I know it seems goofy but my wife works downtown and I want to pick her up from work and ride home. It's 20 miles one way. I'm trying to figure out how to get the bike downtown.

We have a Metra...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-06-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By Mayonnaise
As Lemond was making the scene and Breaking Away...

As Lemond was making the scene and Breaking Away stole hearts, I was infected. My heart was broken the day I finally got a shot at a job at the Denver Spoke only to be turned away by an unimpressed...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-29-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,865
Posted By Mayonnaise
I was reading through this post getting more and...

I was reading through this post getting more and more angry, wanting to shout "are you people out of your minds"...what if your delightful nephew is riding with you, or your precious grandchild??? ...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 04-06-16, 12:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,819
Posted By Mayonnaise
I'd like to ask a general purpose question about...

I'd like to ask a general purpose question about tandem computers. I've got a new tandem on the way and am wrestling with how much computer I need. My wife and I will be putting the bike on the car...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 04-01-16, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By Mayonnaise
Cobb Park is a lovely spot for a bike race. ...

Cobb Park is a lovely spot for a bike race. Except for a little pinch on the backside, the course is wide open with pretty views of the park and Kankakee River. Since you'll never have more than 5...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-23-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By Mayonnaise
I've gotten zero traction and am letting the idea...

I've gotten zero traction and am letting the idea go. While the video of the Aussie team is impressive, it's the kind of thing that scares people off: they're just too good. My idea was to bring...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-18-16, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By Mayonnaise
My wife and I have pulled the trigger on a new...

My wife and I have pulled the trigger on a new tandem from Co-Motion. Should be ready in 10 weeks. I started looking around for regional bike tour and came across the Shoreline West tour and was...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-15-16, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By Mayonnaise
Tandem Racing

Greetings,

My wife and I just ordered a tandem from Co-Motion so lately my thoughts are tandem focused.

I've been a longtime member of the South Chicago Wheelmen, a racing club in Chicago. ...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-12-16, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By Mayonnaise
Shoreline West Bicycle Tour

Has anyone here done the SWBT in upper MI (specifically on a tandem)?
Forum: Great Lakes 03-08-16, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By Mayonnaise
Shoreline West Bicycle Tour

Greetings,

Wondering if anyone here is a veteran of the Shoreline West Bicycle Tour in upper WI and wouldn't mind answering a few questions and providing advice?
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-08-16, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,846
Posted By Mayonnaise
My friend, I'm not nearly as knowledgeable as...

My friend, I'm not nearly as knowledgeable as many people here, but I've been studying Co-motion with the intent of buying for about a year. The Supremo is their top of the line frame which makes...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-24-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,892
Posted By Mayonnaise
Hold on a second, you live in San Diego and are...

Hold on a second, you live in San Diego and are complaining about it being dark and cold and you can't ride and you're considering a trainer? It's Winter, days are shorter, temps are cooler, adapt...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 09-18-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,811
Posted By Mayonnaise
Take it easy my friend, you don't know me

Take it easy my friend, you don't know me
Forum: Tandem Cycling 09-17-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,811
Posted By Mayonnaise
Total team weight 270. Skinny bike people

Total team weight 270. Skinny bike people
Forum: Tandem Cycling 09-16-15, 10:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,811
Posted By Mayonnaise
My biggest problem in my tandem endeavor is...

My biggest problem in my tandem endeavor is finding bikes to test ride. You'd think in Chicago there'd be a shop that would have a few in stock, but that just isn't the case. Being new to this part...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 09-14-15, 09:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,811
Posted By Mayonnaise
Keeping her happy is my goal. We rode a Primera...

Keeping her happy is my goal. We rode a Primera yesterday and enjoyed it. It was awkward but we'll get used to it. Couple people have mentioned the steel frame was more comfortable which seems...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 09-13-15, 10:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,811
Posted By Mayonnaise
It's Better To Be Happy Than Right

My wife and I are looking for our first tandem. We've (particularly me) had bikes in our lives for years but now really want to explore many different rides throughout the midwest (this weekend, for...
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