"My wife and I are considering driving down to Tucson for this ride (109 mi. version). Hard to say what our time might be on our Tandem, but probably 7 hours. it's certainly not a race for us and my inclination might be to start in the back and just pick our way through as things thin out (do they ever?), but I'm thinking there might be a lot of slow single bike riders back there and picking our way through a pack might be a problem. Our flat land cruising speed is probably in the 19 mph realm, darn slow for a tandem, but faster than slow singles for sure. Any suggestions out there from those of you who have ridden this on a tandem?"
Note: above is a modify cross post from the Southwest sub-forum. I realized afterward that the single bike riders might not appreciate the bit of uniqueness that comes with riding a tandem.