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Old 03-25-14, 06:21 PM   #1026
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This was our first event.
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Old 03-25-14, 09:15 PM   #1027
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Love the mtb tandem! I hope you enjoyed your first event!
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Old 03-26-14, 04:13 AM   #1028
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Love the mtb tandem! I hope you enjoyed your first event!
Yes it was great fun. Just about to book another one.
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Old 03-27-14, 09:44 AM   #1029
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This isn't exactly a tandem team, but it's too cute(?) not to post...

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Old 03-27-14, 11:54 AM   #1030
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Speaking of events, I noticed we are pictured on the web page for the event we rode last year. See the upper-right corner of Tour De Vineyards
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Old 03-27-14, 01:33 PM   #1031
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My kid is just over one year old and trying the balance bike already. If I want a track bike that small I guess I will have to go custom.
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Old 03-30-14, 01:51 PM   #1032
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Bought some crank shorteners for the tandem trike and managed to get the young fella out.


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Old 04-06-14, 07:43 PM   #1033
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With my wife today on the pumpkinvine trail Pumpkinvine Nature Trail
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Old 04-06-14, 07:56 PM   #1034
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digital_p, welcome to BF! Nice looking setup with the two of you. You look ready to roll!

Here's a shot from yesterday of us and our vintage Peugeot.
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Old 04-06-14, 09:34 PM   #1035
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Action shot from a bike ride yesterday... while we were still having fun (before the hills that were bigger than we were).
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Old 04-07-14, 05:57 AM   #1036
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Old 04-07-14, 06:36 AM   #1037
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digital_p, welcome to BF! Nice looking setup with the two of you. You look ready to roll!

Here's a shot from yesterday of us and our vintage Peugeot.
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Welcome to the forum digital_photog!
Thanks for the welcome. Have been reading this forum for quite some time. Registered several months ago but never posted. This is our second tandem. We had a 1966 Schwinn Deluxe Twinn 5 speed that we rode for short rides. It was too small in the stoker position to be comfortable for my wife. Her knees hit my butt. I did do some longer rides on it with a friend who is only 5 ft tall. Worked out good with her. After buying this one we sold that one to a friend in Wisconsin. It is working well for them since they are smaller than we are. Also they like it because most of their riding is with a classic bike group. The schwinn was all original other than the tires, tubes, cables and housings.

After working on that bike it was kinda hard to give it up but nice to see it go to a good home where it gets used and good care.
For touring we have front and rear Old Man Mountain racks and panniers. Front rack not on in the picture a few posts earlier. We may meet some of you at MTR in Fort Wayne.
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Old 04-08-14, 02:25 PM   #1038
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From today's meeting of the board members of the Greater Groveland Tandem Authority:

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Old 04-08-14, 03:11 PM   #1039
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Old 04-08-14, 04:27 PM   #1040
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This might be my favorite bike and team on this forum. Cheers to you both!

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Old 04-08-14, 05:04 PM   #1041
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This might be my favorite bike and team on this forum. Cheers to you both!
Well, what a wonderfully kind thing to say! Thank you
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Old 04-12-14, 06:30 AM   #1042
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Teton Park Ride

Beautiful day 4-11-2014 in Teton National Park. The park road is closed to cars but open for non-motorized used. Teton Park Road Now Open for Non-Motorized Spring Season Activities - Grand Teton National Park (U.S. National Park Service)
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Old 04-12-14, 09:22 AM   #1043
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Beautiful day 4-11-2014 in Teton National Park. The park road is closed to cars but open for non-motorized used. Teton Park Road Now Open for Non-Motorized Spring Season Activities - Grand Teton National Park (U.S. National Park Service)
Nice picture. Road looks nice and clean. Would love to ride that. Yesterday afternoon took a friend out on the tandem. We roamed the greenways and streets around Warsaw and Winona Lake, IN. Rode 24 miles. Didn't rush but took time to stop and read signs and take pictures. Averaged 11.5 mph. Her husband watched their 3 small kids so she could go out riding.

Old bridge built in 1894 over the Tippecanoe River west of Warsaw. Just off the old 1928 route of the Lincoln Highway.


Great day riding. This afternoon when my wife is off work we are going out to the same area since she has never ridden there.
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Old 04-13-14, 02:45 PM   #1044
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And then there was 3.
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Old 04-13-14, 07:27 PM   #1045
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Riding out triplet with our 8 y/o son, Trevor....this was a pic after the finish of the 70 mile El Tour de Scottsdale last fall...




This was last weekend at the El Tour de Mesa. We "raced" this 70 mile event on our Robusta (won the tandem division overall!) and Trevor rode his single road bike in the 11 mile Fun Ride. Fortunately, the Fun Ride didn't start for about an hour after the finish of our event. Here he is on the drops sprinting to the finish!




Wife and I in the 70 miler:

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Old 04-24-14, 03:31 PM   #1046
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Me with 2 of the triplets, heading to local park for an Easter Egg Hunt.
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Santana Sonoma Tandem Rally last week.

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Team Hermes photo courtesy of Colotandem.



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Old 05-13-14, 07:47 PM   #1048
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The wife and I were also on that trip (purple Arriva), you guys were smoking that leg from Calistoga to Gesyerville into the nasty headwind.
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Old 05-14-14, 06:58 AM   #1049
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Nice shots! We've yet to do a tandem rally but they certainly look like they would be fun.

Hey Hermes, what is the "L" shaped bracket on the stoker's bar?
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Old 05-14-14, 08:50 AM   #1050
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The wife and I were also on that trip (purple Arriva), you guys were smoking that leg from Calistoga to Gesyerville into the nasty headwind.
Colotandem, probably has pics of your team on the road as the stoker took a lot of shots on the road. We knew that the wind was going to be hard on the way back so we took it easier on the way out and averaged 17.2 mph and 17.1 mph on the way back.

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Nice shots! We've yet to do a tandem rally but they certainly look like they would be fun.

Hey Hermes, what is the "L" shaped bracket on the stoker's bar?
Cane Creek speed bars.

I think we had 40 tandems at the rally.
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