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Old 12-07-20, 07:49 PM
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Tandem age contest!

I've learned a new term here, "tandem age" which I understand to mean the sum of the ages of the Captain and the Stoker. I also gather that the average tandem age of our members who post here is over 100. The amount of knowledge and experience out there is huge. I could be wrong but hey, let's find out? We could even get some idea of our history if we ask, what was your beginning Tandem Age (when you started with your first tandem) and your current Tandem Age. I don't know about awarding prizes, but holiday cheer to everyone. I'll start:

Beginning Tandem Age: 67
Current Tandem Age: 129
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Old 12-07-20, 09:50 PM
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Ok, I'll play:

Beginning Tandem Age: 61
Current Tandem Age: 131
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Old 12-07-20, 10:17 PM
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A bit of a bumpy start but
47 combined
80 currently
except my daughter prefers to ride it more so 55?
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Old 12-07-20, 10:27 PM
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Begining tandem age combined: 117
Current: 127
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Old 12-07-20, 10:52 PM
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Old 12-08-20, 02:24 AM
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how fun.

1st tandem: 97
current: 144
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Old 12-08-20, 08:37 AM
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Current Tandem Age: 117
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Old 12-08-20, 09:24 AM
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Current Tandem Age: 116
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Old 12-08-20, 09:51 AM
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Old 12-08-20, 10:26 AM
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Kinda puts perspective on it!

Beginning: 60

Current: 140
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Old 12-09-20, 12:22 PM
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Old 12-09-20, 04:05 PM
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Beginning tandem age: 47
Current (with same stoker): 71
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Old 12-09-20, 05:45 PM
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Originally Posted by OneIsAllYouNeed View Post
Beginning tandem age: 47
Current (with same stoker): 71
Most recent tandem ride: 42
WOW! OneIsAllYouNeed takes the lead in the youth category!
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Old 12-09-20, 05:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Artmo View Post
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WOW Artmo is leading in the Sage Advice division!!!!
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Old 12-09-20, 05:48 PM
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WOW Artmo is leading in the Sage Advice division!!!!
Maybe "Keep on Trucking" Division is a better description. Impressive. Even more impressive if your stoker is much younger than the Captain. LOL
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Old 12-09-20, 06:48 PM
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Feels like trucking some days!
Stoker is slightly older than me, but don’t tell her I told you.😊
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Old 12-10-20, 03:02 AM
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I started on my first tandem this year but the tandem is from 1977, so that's 43 years old.
Riders = 33 + 27 = 60 years

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Old 12-10-20, 08:56 AM
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Beginning tandem age: 80 (dating, not yet married)
Current: 138
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Old 12-10-20, 03:30 PM
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I don't remember when we started tandeming, so I'll estimate:

beginning: 118
current: 128

Wait, are we using metric or English?
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Old 12-11-20, 08:56 AM
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Old 12-12-20, 06:15 PM
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115 at start. Currently 123.
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Old 12-13-20, 07:57 AM
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Old 12-13-20, 08:01 AM
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Beginning 47. Current 99.

We'll break into the triple digits in a couple of months.
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Old 12-13-20, 09:22 AM
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