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Originally Posted by noglider View Post
Now my next challenge is to get my wife to try it. She seems skeptical that she'll like tandeming.
Just saw this post.

I picked up a Burley Bossa Nova frame and a set of wheels from a guy who was giving up on a project and completed the build. I only rode it a few times, trading off short rides with my twin daughters. It's been sitting gathering dust, the a couple of weekends ago I talked one of my daughters into doing the Portland Tweed ride with it. It ended up being 30 miles round trip. She liked it enough that we rode 32 yesterday. I think I've got a new stoker.

I had a tandem a few decades ago, went through two stokers (girlfriends). Had lots of fun with it.

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